Here’s a rundown of the more than half-dozen series that Netflix previewed during its Geeked Week event.
The feature from A Place Further Than The Universe director Atsuko Ishizuka will get a U.S. theatrical release later this year.
Crunchyroll will distribute in North America, with Sony Pictures and Wild Bunch co-distributing in other major territories.
‘Rick and Morty: The Anime’ will get a 10-episode run, independent from the original series.
The film picks up after 2018’s box office smash ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly,’ which grossed more than $120m at the global box office.
Legendary composer Joe Hisaishi will produce the RSC stage adaptation in partnership with Studio Ghibli.
Sunrise, the Japanese studio behind Mobile Suit Gundam and Cowboy Bebop, is now part of Bandai Namco Filmworks.
Longtime Funimation COO Rahul Purini will take over as head of Sony’s recently-merged anime conglomerate.
Toho saw its animation-driven revenues double over the past year, and will look to continue that growth in Japan and abroad.
Take a first look at highly anticipated fantasy road movie, set to hit Japanese cinemas later this year.
No word yet on whether Hulu subscribers outside of Japan will have the opportunity to see the play too.
The Seong-Hu Park-directed film is also the highest-grossing U.S. theatrical animation release of 2022 to date.
Titles will be released on home entertainment platforms later this year.
Wada is a key figure in Japan’s contemporary indie animation scene.
Entering the industry aged just 15, Ohashi left his indelible mark on many anime classics.
Crunchyroll will release the movie in North American theaters on March 18.
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Besides more familiar work, here’s a chance to watch the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s three-hour documentary about a medieval canal system.
The research outlines the history of anime streaming in North America, and the main stakes in the market today.