One Piece Favorites: Haki
"Haki is a power that lies dormant in all of the world’s creatures. Presence, fighting spirit, and intimidation— it is not different from the things that humans can naturally sense such as these. "The act of not doubting," that is strength!"
The Rising Drama CD has been translated courtesy of anon! There’s rising spoilers that crops up instantly so be aware.
Satoshi Kon - Editing Space & Time
Insightful tribute to the great Japanese animator director Satoshi Kon who died 4 years ago this week. Tony Zhou has put together a short video essay to present the sophisticated editing style and scene compositioning of Satoshi which has inspired many well known Hollywood productions - video embedded below:
Four years after his passing, we still haven’t quite caught up to Satoshi Kon, one of the great visionaries of modern film. In just four features and one TV series, he developed a unique style of editing that distorted and warped space and time. Join me in honoring the greatest Japanese animator not named Miyazaki.