Science SARU is known for its creative and visually stunning anime. The studio was co-founded by Masaaki Yuasa and Eunyoung Choi, who strive to promote creativity and joy. The anime produced by Science SARU has received warm reception from fans and critics for its unique format and storytelling.
The Best SARU Science anime is one of the most creative people in the industry. Founded in 2013, the studio was initially a subcontractor, providing key animation for episodes of shows like Adventure Time and Space Dandy. It has since branched out into its own television series and original films.
The company was co-founded by Masaaki Yuasa. As a director, animator and screenwriter, he is famous for his flashy, fluid visuals and surreal stories. He and Science SARU’s other co-founder, Eunyoung Choi, are dedicated to promoting creativity, innovation, and joy in all the projects they pursue.
10 nights are so short, walking with the girl is so fun
Based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi and illustrated by Yusuke Nakamura
Yusuke Nakamura is also the character designer for The Tatami Galaxy and Tatami Time Machine Blues.
At Kyoto University, a group of kouhai and a senpai have a fun night with the intention of ending with a romantic confession. Instead, their adventures together are always derailed. From obnoxious strangers to supernatural phenomena, the couple will have to overcome all obstacles to come out the other side together.
This romantic comedy is the first anime directly produced by Science SARU. Tomihiko Morimi is also the creator of TheTatami Galaxy, and Night is Short brings back some of the creators behind Madhouse’s anime adaptation of that novel to recapture Morimi’s surreal style. Well received by fans and critics alike for its unique look and creativity in the story, the studio began work on this film.
9 Lu Over The Wall Is A Classic Love Story
Written by Masaaki Yuasa and Reiko Yoshida
The eponymous Lu is a ningyo, a fish-like creature in Japanese mythology. When she is given human legs thanks to the music of lonely guitarist Kai, the two become fast friends as Kai introduces her to the human world. But when the small coastal town attacks Lu, it’s up to Kai and Lu to prevent a total disaster from happening to their people.
After the success of Night is Short, Science SARU quickly became a contender for having one of the best mermaid movies. The film’s rather formulaic plot was lamented by some critics, who wished that Yuasa’s imagination had extended to the story as well as the animation. However, the animation alone is beautiful enough to make it worth watching.
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8 Ride your wave inspiring viewers to meet life head-on
Written by Reiko Yoshida
When surfer Hinako and firefighter Minato meet and immediately meet on a picturesque beach, it seems they are together. But the love they could have had was cut short when Minato drowned to save someone else. Left alone, Hinako must learn to accept the ups and downs of life and move forward.
Instead of the high-energy fantasy that Science SARU is known for, Ride Your Wave is a grounded emotional drama. For Yuasa, the plot is about approaching life like “riding a wave.” Viewers are captivated by the pristine ocean animation and captivated by the story of how even brief encounters can change people forever.
7 Inu-Oh gives Rock Opera a historic turning point
Based on the novel by Hideo Furukawa
Inu-Oh won the Satoshi Kon Award for Best Animated Film at the Fantasia International Film Festival.
The blind biwa player, Tomona, has a name that changes several times according to his identity as he grows up. The hopscotch dancer Inu-Oh never had a name of his own, and was rejected by his family because of a birth defect, so he embraced the title King of Dogs. When they combine their talents, they will create a world-changing phenomenon.
Inu-Oh is one of the best historical fantasy anime and one of the rare musical anime. The studio’s deft blend of modern rock, classical mythology and history as well as the studio’s signature colorful spectacle is mesmerizing enough. However, the focus of the film is the inseparable friendship of Tomona and Inu-Oh.
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6 Devilman Crybaby creates a new classic story
Based on the manga by Go Nagai
When childhood friends Akira Fudo and Ryo Asuka are attacked by demons, turning Akira into one of them, this is just the beginning of their problems. This sets off a chain of events that culminates in a demon-possessed apocalypse and Akira and Ryo becoming sworn enemies. Horror and bloodshed overshadowed the world and the couple’s relationship ever since.
Go Nagai’s original manga was first adapted into an anime from 1972 to 1973. When it was announced that the story would get a new remake in 2018, fans were delighted. Devilman Crybaby is one of the more unique remakes, with Yuasa fleshing out the themes of the original and giving the Hell Science SARU force its usual stunning visuals.
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5 Stay away from Eizouken! Dive into Anime creation
Based on the manga by Sumito Ouwara
Naturally, some of the best anime about pursuing a career revolve around what it takes to get in the manga and anime industry. Eizouken! stars a trio of high school friends who combine their expertise to form a film club. Together, they dream of producing their own anime.
Eizouken! was one of the great successes of 2020. It balanced the creator’s boundless imagination and passion with the reality of what it takes to have a successful show. Asakusa, Kanamori and Mizusaki are dedicated to their craft and all play important roles in the success of the project, through which they learn valuable lessons about the process.
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4 Ping Pong Animation makes ping pong look amazing
Based on the manga by Taiyou Matsumoto
A live-action adaptation titled Ping Pong was released in 2002.
Lacrosse players at Smile and Peco high schools take their game very seriously. Their extraordinary talent has put them on the path to becoming national players, where they are pitted against players who are not as strong. The pair realize that at this new level of play, they must become stronger or meet their opponents.
There really is an anime for every sport, but Ping-Pong The Animation seems to be the only one extolling the virtues of table tennis. It was widely praised for its outstanding visuals and dynamic character arcs. Not a second of its eleven-episode runtime is wasted.
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3 The Heike story revives an ancient epic
Based on the 14th-century historical epic The Tale of the Heike, translated by Hideo Furukawa
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In the late 12th century, the Taira clan and the Minamoto clan fought a brutal war for control of Japan. Biwa, a wandering biwa player, was one of many innocent people caught in the crossfire. When she fell in love with Taira no Shigemori, she watched the war unfold up close, insisting on being an observer and not helping those responsible for the chaos.
Similar to Inu-Oh which takes place around the same time, The Heike Story combines the cold reality of the Genpei War with supernatural elements.Shigemori and Biwa’s ability to see ghosts ensures that the horror of battle never truly leaves them. The show was hailed as a powerful and beautiful depiction of a Japanese classic.
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2 Tatami Time Machine Blues is a worthy sequel
Based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi
To correct a small error, the narrator of Tatami Galaxy and his friends jump into the time machine. Of course, nothing is that simple and they end up causing more problems than they solve. They will have to go on an adventure through time and space to return home.
Like its predecessor, Tatami Time Machine Blues is one of the best anime adaptations of books. It is adapted from Morimi’s first sequel to the original Tatami Galaxy, and features an unnamed narrator and the unlikely friends he spent the final story learning to reach. Fans enjoyed the smooth, stylish animation and shift to a more comedic tone.
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1 Scott Pilgrim Takes Off! Narrowed the gap between Anime and Western comics
Based on the Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O’Malley
Science SARU’s latest project is one that many film and graphic novel fans have been craving. Scott Pilgrim is determined to prove himself worthy of dating Ramona Flowers and bravely takes on her seven evil exes in battle. Or, that’s how the previous story went: this time it’s a little different.
Joining the ranks of anime’s best first episode twists, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off! Take advantage of the opportunity offered by a new adaptation to explore its source material. Ramona and the Evil Exes are specifically fleshed out in ways that should delight fans.The cast of Scott Pilgrim Vs. World returned to reprise their roles and Anamanaguchi, who wrote the video game adaptation, returned to score the show.
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