2000 was a great year for Anime on TV.Once something gets huge, there are always copycats. Transformers begat Go-bots and Pokemon begat Monster Rancher.Highlights below include Monster Rancher feature, 2000 was becoming great year for anime on tv, Interview with White Radish Productions, review of Volume 1 DVD of Gundam Wing and voice actor interview of Veronica Taylor … [Read more...]
Issues Remaining to Post: July 2000-2005
Published by VIZ Media. Animerica was the anime magazine in the 90s.
What I Post: Cover, ads, editor credits, table of contents, one main feature, fan art, convention coverage, and notable news.
The cover may look Slayers but this issue is all Rurouni Kenshin, Kimagure Orange Road and Mobile Suit Gundam Wing with feature for Slayers Try. I did not know that Rurouni Kenshin and Samuai X released around the same time. I never got into that series.FINALLY a decent ad from Pioneer. Big image, unique logo placement and that's it. Well done.Anime … [Read more...]
I'm glad that X 1999 became an anime TV series because the movie was artistically weird for me. The anime series reminded me of the X-Men since it was the Seven Seal vs the Seven Harbingers - like a mutant X-Team battling other mutants with different agendas.I included the Rintaro interview to help with understanding the movie.This was a good issue for reviews.Included … [Read more...]
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. I watched this entire series through Netflix in 2001 - back when they only had one distribution center in California to mail back the DVDs. I also did this with Armored Trooper Votoms. I loved the Two-Mix opening. LOVED IT.Below is the Animerica Spotlight on Mobile Suit Gundam Wing and an interview with the series director Masashi Ikeda. I really … [Read more...]
Martian Successor Nadesico was one of the first dubbed shows I watched and collected. The show got me interested in Kia Asamiya (I have Silent Mobius and his Batman DC Comics graphic novel) and Keiji Goto, who later went to create Kiddy Grade - the first anime that I was the responsible for launching for FUNimation.The Editor's page shows that this issue starts the 8th year … [Read more...]