Land of the Lustrous has been a long time coming for 3D anime fans. Many of us have been wildly recommending as many series as we can in the hopes that just one of them hits mainstream appeal. Bubuki Buranki was great, but it often felt constrained in its attachment to a specific 2D style….
Everything about animation in Japan today is the result of decades and decades of stylistic evolution. Changes in technology, important cultural events, economic shifts, innovative practitioners, they all contribute to the this flowing timeline. And styles can change drastically in just a few years, triggered by something as small of a single series or movie….