Hideaki Anno will be featured in a Newtype Japan article focusing on his much loved and hated series Evangelion. The title of the article, "Second Coming" is worth noting. Also, Gainax has released word of an important announcement coming December 26, in Monthly Shōnen Ace-A magazine.
Wolf Children is honest about the gross reality of raising kids (and pets) while still leaving room for fantasy, which is really the only way a movie about single motherhood can work for a general family audience, as Wolf Children largely does.
Rarely before has an anime series so keenly and uncomfortably struck home about the humorous travails of a social misfit. Its triumph is in creating an anti-moe protagonist who paradoxically winds up being intensely moe, too.