Longtime Funimation COO Rahul Purini will take over as head of Sony’s recently-merged anime conglomerate.
The research outlines the history of anime streaming in North America, and the main stakes in the market today.
A list-in-progress of the year’s originals.
The Academy hasn’t shown much interest in anime that isn’t from Studio Ghibli. Could that change this year?
Meanwhile, “The Addams Family 2” has become the year’s second-highest-grossing animated film domestically.
“Sing a Bit of Harmony” is the first feature the anime distribution giant has co-produced.
“Our goal is to create a unified anime subscription experience as soon as possible,” says Sony Pictures chief Tony Vinciquerra.
A continuing series in which we map out what major corporations own in terms of animation-related characters, studios, and distribution platforms.
The anime title has grossed an estimated $36.6M to the Disney film’s $43.4M.
The anime musical hits Japanese theaters this fall and will come to North America soon.
The U.S. Department of Justice has extended its antitrust review of the sale, reports tech site The Information.
Last year’s highest-grossing animated feature will finally release in North America.
In other news: Pixar’s “Soul” has opened in China to a modest $5.5 million.
The film could overtake “Spirited Away” and top the all-time ranking within the next couple weeks.
The sale, if approved, will represent a major consolidation of global anime streaming and distribution.
The manga spin-off took $44 million in its first three days in Japan, more than doubling the previous record.
Sony “balked at” the price for the anime streamer, according to a report.
The website, which hosts a variety of animated content, claims 130 million monthly average users.
The new “Dragon Ball” film had a record-breaking single-day gross in the U.S.
The long journey to make this Chinese feature is documented in a new video.
The hit Chinese animated feature “Big Fish & Begonia” is getting a North American release.
“In This Corner of the World,” winner of the Japan Academy Prize, has arrived in U.S. theaters.
It’s no surprise that “Spark: A Space Tail” didn’t perform well, but this is a box office bomb of historic proportions.
Anime fans lifted “Your Name” to a 13th place finish in U.S. theaters.
The Japanese blockbuster is off to a great start in the United States.
Subbed and dubbed versions are headed to North American theaters!
Makoto Shinkai’s “Your Name” has just set another box office record!
Makoto Shinkai’s “Your Name” wins its first significant American honor.
Lin-Manuel who? Chinese moviegoers have made a clear choice.
American distributor Funimation plans a one-week Oscar qualification run this December.
“Your Name” has captivated Japanese audiences in a way that no other film has since the release of Disney’s “Frozen.”
Makoto Shinkai’s smash-hit “Your Name” is an unstoppable force at the Japanese box office.
Meanwhile, “Kung Fu Panda 3” has passed $300m worldwide.
One of Japan’s biggest film hits of 2015 is headed to U.S. theaters.
The Aardman theatrical animation brand has become all but obsolete in the United States.
The film will enter the list of top ten anime releases of all-time in the United States.
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