A November release could hurt ‘Suzume’ long-term. Shinkai’s previous films opened in summer, historically a more favorable window.
Some anime makers believe that traditional broadcast tv offers a brighter future for series productions than Netflix.
When three snorkelers got caught in a rip current on July 4, Takahashi jumped in to aid the rescue efforts of U.S. soldiers on the scene.
Ghibli Park opens on November 1 and will feature several attractions pulled straight from the screen.
‘A Town Called Panic: The Summer Holidays’ and ‘Bird in the Peninsula’ also scored multiple honors.
Takahashi was found dead after an apparent snorkeling trip in Okinawa Prefecture.
The first Niigata International Animation Film Festival will take place in March 2023.
‘Rick and Morty: The Anime’ will get a 10-episode run, independent from the original series.
Toho saw its animation-driven revenues double over the past year, and will look to continue that growth in Japan and abroad.
The school benefits from the involvement of Japanese indie icon Koji Yamamura who helped start the animation program.
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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In other news: “Sing 2” is holding up well and “Encanto” has bombed in China.
Hollywood studios are joining the group, which also targets manga piracy.
The anime feature also had the second-biggest opening weekend in Japanese history, behind only “Demon Slayer.”
A veteran anime producer and character designer discuss what effects unionization might have and why it is slow in coming in Japan.
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Eric Wong, a production designer on Mamoru Hosoda’s new fantasy epic, speaks about designing the film’s vast virtual world.