All articles by Helen McCarthy
50 key anime films
From the breakthrough of Akira in 1988, through the exquisite films of Miyazaki Hayao and others, Japanese animation has captivated audiences around the world. But anime’s history runs deeper still. Here we select 50 titles that celebrate its full, fascinating riches.
By Nick Bradshaw, Darren Ashmore and others
Critics’ talk: an introduction to anime (for BFI at Home)
By Michael Leader, Kambole Campbell and others
A short history of small-screen anime
By Helen McCarthy