At this point I just say that K-on did to slice of life anime what Haruhi did for anime as a whole back on 2006. KyoAni definitely has people that prove that there are still people who can truly take something to a level beyond expectation in their work.
Having just finished Hyouka, I had to rewatch parts of the last episode because fucking museum quality background art distracted the hell out of me.
Recent comments by HouseLife:
- Top 20 Anime of the 21st Century:
Well, that depends. GITS had its affect back in the 20th century, however technically so did Evangelion, so it’s a little strange. I definitely see some decent presence in this list. Haruhi being high is correct, it redefined so much with its creation it deserves its place.
- Top 25 Anime Girls Love & Guys Hate:
It’s not ruining it at all. This yet again is the same bullshit as with games. The series have nothing wrong with them. Only the fans. Nobody deserves to have their worthless opinions heard when they dislike a series because of the overzealous fans of that series, in either direction. Intense love and intense hate leading to mindlessness has nothing whatsoever to do with the show itself.
- Guilty Gear Xrd Sign: “In 3D & Using The Unreal Engine!?”:
The good news is that the technology to do such things is always being expanded, so at least eventually they’ll have a direct way, but it is a very complex thing to do without using a shit ton of deformers and even switching out models mid-animation, but it is possible.
- Japanese Makeup Terrifying as Ever…:
Well put, Conduit. The third girl actually is already quite beautiful as well. There’s a bit of color correction going on as well, which may or may not actually be the makeup, but the reality is she is already very pleasing to look at. The key really is just some eye shadow. The contrast around the eyes draws out that aspect of them because it draws the eye in to the highest level of contrast, which also makes us look into their eyes which makes us look at ‘them’ rather than their features more …
- Haganai Movie: “They Aren’t Even Trying!”:
Look on the bright side. It’s already preparing itself to be an unintentional drinking game.