Sensei's Anime Gallery
 
Slayers: Lina and Amelia


    Home/Change Series
    Back to Slayers: Lina and Amelia (Page 1)

 
item image

 

 
Next 23 - Amelia at Breakfast: A1
Source: TV
Layers: 0
Sketches: 3
Cel Number: A1
Standard size

Key Cel
No Background

Added 8/6/2004
Updated 6/2/2017
Slayers Next, Ep. 23 [The Menacing Swordsman! A Journey of Reunion!], cut 37. This scene shows Amelia sitting at breakfast between Martina and Zelgadis.



This set shows how one of Amelia’s most distinctive poses is carefully worked up from the layout stage. It contains a copy art board, two layouts, a rough sketch, six gengas, five shuuseis, a mouth layer, and a douga (C4: Amelia’s cloak).

Imaged here is the colorful A1 genga. Notice how it began as a rough rendering done lightly in a blunt gray pencil, then was refined in a sharper black pencil line, with the colored shadings added later. The thumbnails give you the copy layout, which shows how the figures fit into the background, and a rough sketch that, like other Slayers sketches, carefully defines the relative chest sizes of the female protagonists.


SENSEI CHECK!

Animation director for Ep. 23 was Atsuo Tobe [戸部 敦夫], who probably did the rough in the second thumbnail. Tobe was animation director for two episodes of Slayers and for four of Slayers Next, plus doing storyboarding and gengas for others. You can see another example of his work for Next here.

Tobe later supervised another Ep. 23, this time for Hyper Police, and you can see an example of his sketchwork on this series here. Tobe also worked on Inuyasha, and you can see another example of his sketching for that project here. (Note the distinctive way in which the artist identifies the cut on each rough sketch.)

Later he served as character designer for Yakitake Japan! and as Animation Supervisor for the 2008 supernatural action series Kekkaishi.


Click to open in new window

    Previous: Next 9 - Lina Dodges a Magic Attack: B10 END Next: Next 23 - Amelia at Breakfast: A2    
 

Curator: 60something-sensei
Gallery Created: 8/3/2002
Hits: 161434

Presentation 8.82/10   Collection 9.45/10   Overall 9.03/10   Votes 82 votes
Click here to rate Sensei's Anime Gallery
powered by rubberslug™
CLICK TO CREATE A FREE CEL GALLERY

Rubberslug does not allow or recommend sales transactions through member sites.