Adapted by Takehiko Inoue from his classic 1990s manga, the film has already grossed $232.9 million from just six territories.
Toei managing director and chairman Noriyuki Tada is taking over as president following Tezuka’s passing.
“Anime is extremely popular in the Middle East region – particularly in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” says a Shahid executive.
‘One Piece Film Red,’ the 11th highest-grossing film in Japanese box office history, has its sights set on the North American box office.
Entering the industry aged just 15, Ohashi left his indelible mark on many anime classics.
Across half a century, Suda lent his prodigious talents to everything from “Science Ninja Team Gatchaman” to “Dragon Ball” and “Yo-kai Watch.”
The anime titan has used tools to speed up coloring and convert photos into animation backgrounds.
The feature tells the story of a potter who’s caught up in an epic battle to defend his city Mecca.
“It was Otsuka-san who taught me the fun of working,” Hayao Miyazaki once wrote.
Animelog’s lineup will include shows by Studio Ghibli founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata.
Distribution arrangements have been confirmed for the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Japan, which is co-producing the historical epic.
Could Mohammad bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, become the Walt Disney of the Arab world?
Everything from a Japanese detective who’s a literal butt to a new preschool series by “Rocko’s Modern Life” creator Joe Murray appear in our latest series round-up.
Netflix has a new philosophy when it comes to anime: go big or go home.
The Eighties animated film will get a theatrical screening in Brooklyn this summer.
Japanese-American animation legend Jimmy Murakami, who played an important role in the development of Ireland’s animation industry, has died at the age of 80, reported the organization Animation Ireland. The cause of death is unknown.
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