Someday’s Photoshoppers (also Plagiarists)


Having already gained an unhealthy reputation as something of a photoshop anime (some thoughts on this, and plenty of screens), it now seems that 魔法遣いに大切なこと ~夏のソラ~ / Someday’s Dreamers – Summer Skies is intent on shameless plagiarism to boot – it below you can see what is not only a most naked piece of simple photoshop filter application, but also a straight rip of a picture found on a random website, without even attribution, let alone having taken the trouble to go along to Haneda Airport to take some photos themselves.

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  • Shiroi Hane commented on December 6, 2008 10:08

    There's something I've been meaning to mention but I forgot where I read this. What the pictures don't show is the animation. The plane in the foreground of that particular picture, for example, moves -... More

  • Artefact commented on July 12, 2008 00:29

    I think the issue is less the mere fact of their using a photographic base, which as you point out is hardly abnormal, than simply the extent to which they have taken things; still, the... More

Someday’s Dreamers – Summer Skies


It is not often an anime really rocks the boat in terms of visual quality or animation style, but a recent title to attract attention as just such an anime is the recently commenced anime 魔法遣いに大切なこと ~夏のソラ~ / Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto – Natsu no Sora, or Someday’s Dreamers – Summer Skies (for once I think the English title is much better advised), the second series of the franchise. In particular, the magnificent scenery in this anime has turned heads, but after the initial impact, there are also voices critical of the work’s visual quality.

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  • Roy commented on April 2, 2013 09:06

    I found the overall effect interesting and pleasing. Wouldn't want to see this all the time. But the sucky ending really hurt the mood. Triti... More

  • Artefact commented on July 15, 2008 08:45

    They are beautiful, but they are photos rather than drawn or CG art.... More


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