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The Best Anime Titles (So Far) From Wit Studio – That Aren’t Attack on Titan


One of many latest established anime studios within the business, Studio Wit was shaped in 2012 by George Wada, previously a producer at Manufacturing I.G. Studio Wit would go on to launch its first televised anime only a 12 months later — the landmark Assault on Titan.

Nevertheless, though AoT could also be Wit’s best-known manufacturing to this point, the studio has produced a dozen or so different exhibits to date, a handful of that are simply as placing, and/or arguably far much less overrated. From each historic and futuristic sci-fi motion to fantasy, drama and even slice-of-life romance, Studio Wit has one thing to supply nearly any viewer.

The Historical Magus’ Bride/Mahoutsukai no Yome (2017-18)

Chise Hiyori, a 15-year-old Japanese woman, has given up on dwelling any form of completely satisfied life when she is deserted by her household and bought in chains at an public sale. Nevertheless, her purchaser — a mysterious ‘masked’ determine — seems to be a reclusive magician named Elias Ainsworth who lives in rural England, in a picturesque cottage surrounded by fairies and all different method of fairytale-like creatures. As Elias’ apprentice, Chise’s life is about to vary ceaselessly.

It’s nearly a disgrace that the plot of The Historical Magus’ Bride strikes so quick; as thrilling as its extra dramatic scenes are, the sequence actually shines when it’s given the prospect to showcase its extra ‘mundane’ slice-of-life scenes, particularly people who contain not solely Chise and Elias but additionally Ruth, Silky/Silver and others. Nonetheless, the anime is undoubtedly distinctive, and in its quieter moments, additionally extremely poignant.

After the Rain/Koi wa Ameagari no You ni (2018)

After the Rain

Akira Tachibana is a self-contained highschool pupil and former monitor runner, who has since retired from her sport regardless of her immense expertise attributable to a significant foot harm. After taking a part-time job at a household restaurant, she develops emotions for the restaurant’s supervisor — a kindly but far older man named Masami Kondou.

Viewers who’re leery of watching a romance with such a big age hole and a doubtlessly predatory relationship needn’t concern — After the Rain’s characters are each advanced and genuinely likable, and Kondou spends a lot of the sequence utterly oblivious to Akira’s intense but totally one-sided crush. Furthermore, the storytelling is all about displaying moderately than telling, and is backed up by vibrant, refined art work that basically helps to promote the anime. Much less a love story than a coming-of-age one, After the Rain is a surprisingly refined however nonetheless extremely heartfelt title that positively deserves a glance.

Vinland Saga (2019)

Vinland Saga

A historic motion/journey sequence set primarily in 1013 AD England, Vinland Saga follows the exploits of Thorfinn, a young person who turns into a part of a band of cutthroat warriors after the homicide of his father. Bloody drama and political intrigue abound because the story entails a number of real-life historic figures resembling Thorfinn Karlsefni, Leif Erikson and Cnut the Nice.

Vinland Saga isn’t simply for individuals who went by way of a Viking part as children — in actual fact, regardless of being an motion/journey piece, the anime will get extraordinarily darkish at factors and doesn’t spare any of its characters from their unforgiving setting or often grisly occasions surrounding them. That stated, the tone is often effectively balanced, and there’s a powerful quantity of consideration paid to the on a regular basis social and cultural elements of the story, which vastly provides to its gritty realism.

Nice Pretender (2020)

Laurent Thierry with a glass of champagne - Great Pretender

Makoto “Edamame” Edamura is a small-time conman in Japan, dwelling a lifetime of smooth-talking, pick-pocketing crime — that’s, till he runs into Laurent Thierry, a seemingly naïve vacationer who seems to be a fellow conman and prison mastermind. After being conned by Laurent himself, Makoto is dragged to Los Angeles, the place he agrees to accompany him to allow them to decide which ones is the higher scammer.

Happening in numerous cities across the globe, Nice Pretender is a vibrant and vivacious sequence that’s by no means afraid of upping the ante to create absolute spectacles of its particular person tales. Veering sharply between humor, drama and motion, Nice Pretender does finest when it sticks to its comedy — though that definitely doesn’t imply the present is all laughs and no coronary heart. Whereas its first story arc is definitely its strongest, the anime is an infectiously enjoyable title all-around, and completely to not be missed by viewers who are inclined to take pleasure in heist tales.

Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Track (2021)

Combat Form Vivy from Vivy Fluorite Eyes Song

In a world the place AI are usually not solely commonplace however a mandatory part of contemporary society, an AI songstress named Diva performs each day at a theme park, programmed with the mission to “make people happy” by way of her singing. Nevertheless, when one other AI referred to as Matsumoto all of the sudden seems, claiming to be from 100 years sooner or later the place AIs have begun to violently eradicate humanity, Diva is satisfied into serving to him forestall such a future from eventuating.

Vivy opens with a bang and takes viewers on a wild experience by way of a number of time-skips and main world occasions, however its pacing is essentially spot-on, progressing quick sufficient to maintain viewers invested whereas not sacrificing character growth. Whereas not essentially distinctive by way of story, the sequence is deep sufficient to stay intriguing all through its run, aided by some glorious voice appearing and maybe a stunning quantity of depth given the present’s action-packed nature.


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