Studying Water & Visual Storytelling In Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 114

Water is extremely versatile in the real world and the same can be said for its place in animated filmmaking. In this episode of Get In The Mecha I take a look at how anime makes use of water as a device for telling profound stories, from Attack On Titan to Heike Monogatari. I also … Continue reading Studying Water & Visual Storytelling In Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 114

Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108

What ties rich historical narratives like Heike Monogatari together? On this episode of Get In The Mecha I complete my trilogy of discussions on Heike Monogatari by taking a look at the anime's smart use of visual metaphors. This week I dive into the various symbols the show uses, what we can learn from them … Continue reading Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108

Heike Monogatari Episode 9 – A Visual Masterclass | GITM Podcast Ep. 107

I couldn't stop thinking about the anime Heike Monogatari so I decided to make another episode on it - this time, I'm focusing on Episode 9, storyboarded and directed by the amazing Ryouhei Takeshita. This week, I try my best to go into depth on what I think makes this episode a standout one in … Continue reading Heike Monogatari Episode 9 – A Visual Masterclass | GITM Podcast Ep. 107

Heike Monogatari’s Approach To Visual Storytelling | GITM Podcast Ep. 105

Heike Monogatari kind of came out of nowhere and already there's so much to unpack from a visual perspective. In this episode, I attempt to break down this anime's approach to visual storytelling by going through the work of the various storyboard aritsts & episodes directors that featured on Episodes 1-4. How does it's approach … Continue reading Heike Monogatari’s Approach To Visual Storytelling | GITM Podcast Ep. 105