Silver Spoon is a "slice-of-life" with a distinct and deliberate narrative arc just under the surface, clearly a deeply personal work for its creator, and all around a pleasant and thoughtful time in the boonies.
Anime Programming in the US
Making a Living in Manga in Japan with Felipe Smith
Lost in Translation
Mike wonders aloud which anime would be a good fit for the prestigious Criterion Collection.
Here's a salute to bygone American anime companies, we knew ye well.