Yonebayashi’s second feature “When Marnie Was There” arrives on Blu-ray next week.
The rarely-seen 42-year-old classic will be distributed theatrically and on Blu-Ray.
Isaoo Takahata’s 1991 efort is the only Studio Ghibli film never to have receive a North American release.
The film will enter the list of top ten anime releases of all-time in the United States.
The films of the legendary Japanese filmmaker will be screened in Switzerland over the next couple months.
In October, Sunrise will spin off the storied mecha anime franchise when “Iron-Blood Orphans” touches down in Japan.
“There’s nothing inherently wrong or right about a method, whether it be pencil drawings or 3-D CG,” Miyazaki says.
Studio 4°C and Ankama’s kinetic adaptation of the French comics hit arrives 2017 in France.
‘Dragon Ball Super’ will premiere in Japan this July.
Cartoons bring the world together!
Mamoru Hosoda’s new film will debut in Japan on July 11.
U.S. audiences get to enjoy a new Studio Ghibli film in theaters for potentially the last time.
The classic anime space saga may actually get the blockbuster franchise it deserves.
“Everything about my life is utterly horrible,” says an American animator working in Japan, and that’s how he likes it.
Here’s how one fan re-imagined Cartoon Network’s “Gumball” as an anime series.
After months of speculation, Scarlett Johansson has been confirmed as the star of DreamWorks’s live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s manga “Ghost in the Shell.”
Yesterday at the Tokyo International Film Festival, animation director Hideaki Anno unveiled a new streaming called “Animator Expo” that intends to give exposure to up-and-coming filmmakers in the Japanese animation industry.
The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is putting a special emphasis on animation this year, and has announced that Disney’s “Big Hero 6” will be the opening night film of their 27th edition.
In his four features and one TV series, the late anime director Satoshi Kon developed a unique style of cutting and editing, says Tony Zhou in a new video essay.
Hell hath no fury like a fanboy spurned, but that usually doesn’t occur until after the film in question has been released to theaters. Tired of having their expectations dashed by disappointing news of the long anticipated live-action “Akira” adaptation, fans completed their own live version of a trailer for the popular manga-turned-anime, one that attempts to “do ‘Akira’ justice” by following the source material as closely as possible.
I can remember looking at anime titles in British video catalogues back in the nineties; as the pastoral fantasies of Hayao Miyazaki would not reach prominence in this country until the new millennium, UK distributors placed a strong emphasis on futuristic thrillers. The films of Mamoru Oshii certainly fit that bill.
Next Friday, April 18th, Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Short Peace” will make its U.S. theatrical debut.
Table tennis sounds like just about the last thing that needs an animated series, but leave it to the Japanese to make the sport as exciting as a superhero action-adventure series. This is our first extended look at “Ping Pong,” a new 11-episode animated series by Japanese director Masaaki Yuasa (“Mind Game,” “The Tatami Galaxy”) that will debut April 10th on Fuji TV’s late-night noitaminA block.
GKIDS announced today that they have entered into a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli for the North American rights to “The Tale of The Princess Kaguya,” the new film by 78-year-old director Isao Takahata.
Jonathan Clements’ “Anime: A History” differs greatly from more populist overviews of anime available in the English-language market. This book is not about the anime texts themselves, but the surrounding industry: Clements delivers a tightly-packed account of anime production, distribution and viewership from the silent era to the present day.
Oscar-nominated “The Wind Rises,” Hayao Miyazaki’s last feature film (until he makes another one), opens in limited release today.