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  • Coco Becomes a Witch's Apprentice in the Anime Film, Witch Hat Atelier

    Bunker King, Special to the Observer|Jul 22, 2024

    On Thursday, July 4th, BUG FILMS released a promotional video for their upcoming series Witch Hat Atelier during their panel at the 2024 Anime Expo. Witch Hat Atelier is a critically acclaimed manga series by author and artist Kamome Shirahama. Her series has been running since 2016, and sold 4.5 million copies worldwide by October 2022. In 2020, Witch Hat Atelier won both a Harvey Award and an Eisner Award, for Best Manga and Best U.S. Edition of International Material, respectively. The story...

  • Two Girls Grow Up Drawing Anime Comics Together Becomes a Kind of Autobiography for Tatsuki Fujimoto

    Bunker King, Special to the Observer|Jul 22, 2024

    On Saturday, July 6th, the animated film "Look Back" made its US premiere at Anime Expo. The film is based on the graphic novel of the same name by Japanese author Tatsuki Fujimoto, released in 2022. The comic follows two girls, Fujino and Kyomoto, as they grow up together with a shared passion for drawing comics. They become a duo, writing and drawing the comics together As they approach their high school graduation, they've racked up many accolades, but a difference in ambition leads the two...