The manga has been published online in English and can be read for free.
Pascal-Alex Vincent’s Cannes-playing documentary is a well-crafted primer on Kon’s career and works.
The compositing tool was used in every shot in the film — the first fully cg feature from the fabled Japanese studio.
In other global news, “Belle” has topped the Japanese box office for the second weekend running.
“A studio should not have its twenty-something girls crying in the bathroom, doing all-nighters,” says Joan Chung.
The director of “Belle” says that a lot of anime filmmakers present young women in a way that “has nothing to do with the reality of who they are.”
The Warner Bros. sequel opened with $31.6 million domestically against a budget of $150 million.
This could well be the longest standing ovation the festival has ever given to an animated film.
Miyazaki’s influential series will be released by GKIDS later this year.
The Tokyo studio also condemned public discussion of its working conditions.
The company owed ¥137 million in unpaid taxes.
Winner of the 2019 Sundance jury prize for best animated short.
The company is expanding its workforce, despite recent criticisms that it pays its artist rock-bottom rates.
The anime titan has used tools to speed up coloring and convert photos into animation backgrounds.
“As I see it, the problem is that Netflix, a company with vast resources, has started commissioning at low rates,” says Ichii.
Reviews of three disparate films that played in competition at this year’s Annecy festival.
Explore the full list of new and continuing simulcast series announced so far by the anime streamer.
Exhibits will include illustrations, keyframes, layouts, and storyboards, as well as models used for the practical effects in Anno’s live-action productions.
The anime feature had its world premiere at last week’s Annecy Festival.
Our notes from a panel on Japanese animation including Tomm Moore, Sofia Alexander, and Michael Dudok de Wit.