Artistic Director Bobbie talks about the current season and future upcoming videos in this month’s Director’s Podium.
Happy Birthday to our very first original character: Shoumi, the magical conductor! Originally a flautist, the New York native dreams of becoming the conductor of a professional symphony orchestra. Check out her stats:
Name: Shoumi (笑美 / しょうみ)
Birthday: November 30
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5’2″ / 158cm
Blood Type: B
Favorite Japanese Food: Sukiyaki
Favorite American Food: Tacos
Profession: Symphony Conductor
Magical Power: Manipulation
Favorite Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Shoumi can manipulate the space and people around her using the power of music – a perfect skill for a conductor! This character was drawn by the very talented Joko JMC!
Join her and iTSO in our end-of-season concert JUST MAGIC: Music of the Magical Girls coming to New York and San José, CA in May 2017!
No music video this week, but we present an early edition of Anime Soundtrack Review No.3! Our AD Bobbie goes through his 10 top favorite anime soundtracks from Winter 2015, with links to purchase released official albums and where to watch anime streaming online!
10. 夜ノヤッターマン (Yatterman Night)
Composer: Tatsuya Katou
9. 美男高校地球防衛部Love! (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!)
8. 神様はじめました (Kamisama Kiss)
Composer: Toshio Masuda
7. ジョジョの奇妙な冒険スターダストクルセイダース エジプト編 (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – Battle in Egypt)
Composer: Yuugo Kanno
6. DEATH PARADE
Composer: Yuuki Hayashi
5. 幸腹グラフィティ (Gourmet Girl Graffiti)
Composer: Makoto Yoshimori
3. 純潔のマリア (Maria the Virgin Witch)
Composer: Masato Kōda
2. 東京喰種 (Tokyo Ghoul) √A
Composer: Yutaka Yamada
1. 暗殺教室 (Assassination Classroom)
Composer: Naoki Sato