Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru for Athletics Fans

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Jan 252020
 

Kurahara Kakeru, a rural student who first went to college in the province, accidentally lost himself in a casino and lost his wallet to mahjong. Hungry, he steals food from a convenience store. Just when he was fleeing in the middle of the night, someone caught up with Kakeru on the bicycle, while laughing and excitedly asked, “Do you like to run?”. Half voluntarily, half forced, they are together, towards the sky to the sky. The largest relay competition at the beginning of the year for undergraduate students, Hakone Ekiden, is aimed at the most dangerous mountain in the world!

The story of a young man who wants to take part in a running contest and plays tricks and fattening. This is a movie that makes us up and down with many emotions, sometimes sadness and laughter. It brings us back to a time of ambition when no one is charging taxes for their dreams of reaching their peak. Moreover, when watching, you can watch the beautiful boys show themselves in their racing uniforms and measure them with each breath on the run.

Also a work from I.G Production, many viewers have to say how to make the image look like Haikyuu !! So. Indeed, while the content of the two anime series are completely different, there are certain similarities in the drawing and character creation. For example, Kurahara Kakeru looked surprisingly like Kageyama Tobio. The only difference is the nape of the hair and eyes. Regardless of the visuals, the highlight of Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru is the depiction of teamwork in a sport that seems to belong to individuals such as athletics. In addition, small stories in the personal life of each character are also very clearly depicted. Although sometimes only fleeting two or three flashback frames, but very deep deposition. As sweat drops follow Kiyose’s pain during the course of physical therapy. Like the lonely past and obsessive past always tormented a Kakeru outward appearance seemed very docile. Like the worries surrounding job hunting, King’s future worries. All like small pieces, but necessary, put together to create the most complete picture of youth.

Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

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Jan 062020
 

In July, the Japanese anime industry received a huge sad news: the famous anime studio, Kyoto Animation, was attacked. Accordingly, the stranger broke into the first floor of the Kyoto Animation studio and poured gasoline, then lit the fire and the studio was burned down. At the time of the fire in the studio, there were 74 employees working. After this incident, 34 people were confirmed dead and the majority of victims were aged between 20 and 30.

Aoba Shinji, a 41-year-old man, was identified as the suspect responsible for the attack. After being arrested by police, Shinji was taken to the hospital with severe burns on his legs, chest, and face. During the transfer to the hospital, he admitted to causing the fire. The motive was to take revenge, accusing studio staff of “should die” because they suspected they had plagiarized his novel.

Initially, the studio stated that no records were submitted to Shinji’s annual writing contest in the name of Shinji. Later, Kyoto Animation revealed that they had received a novel manuscript from the suspect. However, it did not pass the first round and was forgotten. And its content is confirmed as having no similarities with any of Kyoto Animation’s published works.

After this disaster, KyoAni had to postpone the schedule of many ongoing anime series. Typical of them is the movie version of Free !. Sound! Euphonium has also been delayed indefinitely. However, Kyoto Animation has received a lot of support from the anime-manga community in Japan and around the world.

Kyoto Animation began accepting direct donations to help the victims of the attack on July 23, 2019. Since then, they have received over US $ 10.8 million from fans and businesses. through the bank account and plan to allocate the money donated to victims and bereaved families. It is estimated that the company will need up to 10 billion Japanese yen to cover the cost of supporting the victims and affected families and the cost of restoring the business related to the company. Hopefully, this anime studio will soon be able to resume operations smoothly and continue to produce other impressive works for 2D fans.