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Crunchyroll celebrates the World Cup wit...

To celebrate the 2022 World Cup, Crunchyroll has put together a long list of soccer-themed anime. From the new fall series BLUELOCKwhere 300 strikers clash in a squid game-esque battle royale, sincere female led Farewell, my dear Cramer, there is a soccer anime series for everyone. Below is the list of football-themed anime from Crunchyroll: […]

Chainsaw Man Episode 6 Highlights MAPPA’

Chainsaw Man episode 6 was released today, showing MAPPA’s familiarity with the series and his intuition regarding its adaptation. While creditable to Tatsuki Fujimoto’s involvement in the anime adaptation process, it’s still commendable how well MAPPA can bring the series to life. A mainstay of MAPPA’s success in this regard is the outstanding voice acting […]

Crunchyroll unveils November movie lineu...

After Crunchyroll added a lineup of blockbuster movies last summer, the anime streaming platform continues its feature lineup expansion in November with Sword Art Online the Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night, Relaxed Camp The Movie, PSYCHO-PASS: The Movieand others. Released in partnership with Funimation and Aniplex of America (arriving in US and IMAX […]

‘Inu-Oh’ is coming to digital and Blu-ra

Inu-Ohthe famous director’s glam-rock opera anime Masaaki Yuasa (Ride Your Wave, Mind Game, Night Is Short, Walk On Girl) will arrive on major digital platforms on December 20e and on Blu-Ray + DVD on January 24e. Certified fresh by Rotten Tomatoes, Inu-Oh, set in 14th-century Japan, is an ode to the power of music and […]

The P. of man with chainsaw. 5 Ending ...

Japanese anime studio MAPPA has published the uncredited ending animation for the currently airing episode of Chainsaw Man anime, which also features the ending theme for Chainsaw ManEpisode 5′In the back room by Sydu. A final animation segment that’s wild and incredibly weird, filled with optical illusions and graphics of things that are always in […]

New Chinese Anime Series Wows With Stunn...

Be Hero Xa riveting new anime series from China’s animation and online entertainment juggernaut bilibilioffers fans state-of-the-art animation technology that produces a real spectacle for the eyes. In a report on this year’s Creation Animation Works national conference that was published on Sohu’s entertainment news aggregator, Bilibili, locally known as “Station B”, announced its upcoming […]

TokyoPop Celebrates Halloween With New G...

Following the success of The journey from zero and Moon MirrorTokyoPop Announces Third Installment In Original Songs Lineup The Nightmare Before Christmas series of graphic novels, titled The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton: The Battle of the Pumpkin King. Set before the events of producer Tim Burton and director Henry Selick’s original stop-motion film, […]

Disney CEO Says Animation Is For Kids, T...

Disney CEO Bob Chapek got some buzz on Twitter today, thanks to some recent comments he made about the animation. Chapek has served as CEO since Bob Iger retired in February 2020. In his interview with The Wall Street Journal, Chapek claimed that when parents put their children to bed after watching animation, they probably […]

Halia Abdel-Meguid joins Duffer Brothers...

The second time is the charm? Netflix will once again offer a live-action adaptation of the beloved anime and manga series Death threat, after a bleached film adaptation released in 2017 to mixed reviews. Fortunately, the Duffer brothers previously announced the upcoming series would start from a blank slate, entirely separate from Netflix’s previous effort. […]

Animation Is Film 2022: 5 must-see films...

The Animation Is Film festival, celebrating some of the best animation in the world, is back for its fifth edition, and the festival is growing by expanding its lineup to a second weekend for the first time. Kicking off Friday at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood, the festival’s opening night is acclaimed director […]

Disney+ and Hulu are now streaming ‘Blea

Manga and anime production house VIZ Media has named Disney+ and Hulu as official streaming platforms for the fantasy adventure Bleach: Bloody Thousand Year War, created by mangaka legend Tite Kubo. Bleach is now available on Disney+ internationally and Hulu in the US In a statement on the famed author, Brad Woods, Chief Marketing Officer […]

TOHO Animation Releases Anya Clip From S...

TOHO entertainment started airing a music video for the SPY×FAMILY anime character Anya on Friday, to celebrate her Youtube channel reaching 2 million subscribers. SPY×FAMILY anime music producer [K]NoW_NAME (fairy party, Dorohedoro, Sakura Quest) composed the song for the video, titled “Good Day”. anime Original Sound Track The album (all music from the first half […]

Toei Animation and CJ ENM Launch List of...

Japan’s Toei Animation and Korea’s CJ ENM on Saturday unveiled a slew of new projects stemming from their previously established cooperation pact. New shows include: a series that will be produced in both live-action and animated formats; a live-action series; and a third animated series. More Variety “The genesis of this cooperation was the idea […]

One Piece Film Red Anime English Dub to ...

GKIDSAnnecy and Variety magazine’s Animation Is Film Festival announced on Thursday that this year’s event will host the world premiere of the One Piece Movie Red anime english double October 22. The projection will serve as the centerpiece of the event. The festival will take place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood, Los […]

Hulu’s Kelci Parker Battles For Various

As the winner of the 2022 SCAD AnimationFest Excellence Award who was also named one of the Top 150 Black Women in Hollywood by Essence Magazine, Hulu’s VP of Adult Animation Originals Kelci Parker proved her place in the entertainment industry through accolades and a portfolio. But long before she started overseeing the development of […]

HIDIVE will stream “Bibliophile Princess

HIDIVE has acquired the exclusive rights to Bibliophile Princess, the historical drama anime series based on the manga of the same name. The series will air this fall on the streamer. In the series, known as Bibliophile Princess for her unquenchable love of books, Lady Eliana Bernstein wants nothing more than to shirk social duties […]

Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘Lookism’ A

Ready for a serious teenage wish come true? Netflix recently released a trailer for Lookism, an anime adaptation series of the popular Korean webcomic of the same name. In the comic, the traditionally unattractive Park Hyeong-seok gains the mysterious power to transform into a handsome boy while his real body sleeps. Park must juggle two […]

Netflix’s Tudum 2022: All the adult ente

Mike Moon may be leaving Netflix on September 30, but his employer is still getting a massive amount of original adult animation along the way. Here’s a list of everything that was announced this past weekend during the Tudum event. Most have already been announced, but there are also plenty of new franchises on the […]

Goku’s Most Powerful Forms Revealed in N

Goku has mastered multiple transformations that are unique in their own way, with this awesome pixel fan animation showing them all! The dragonball series protagonist, Gokuis a savagely overpowered Z-Fighter of incalculable strength and skill, and in new fanart animation that transforms his anime and manga look into something more pixelated, all of Goku’s many […]

Anime Streamer HIDIVE Secures Trio of Ac...

Following recently announced sci-fi rom-com acquisitions love flops and isekai adaptation The Eminence in the Shadow, HIDIVE, the anime site of AMC Network, has announced three additional titles that will soon be available to fans: Management of a Novice Alchemist, My master has no tail and Encouragement to climb: next summit. Premiering this fall, HIDIVE […]

HIDIVE Swoons for Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘Love F

HIDIVE today announced that it has acquired the exclusive rights to love flopsan original, genre-blending sci-fi rom-com anime from Kadokawa (Made in Abyss; no game, no Life). The series will air exclusively on HIDIVE this fall. Synopsis: Asahi Kashiwagi lives the typical life of an average high school student – until one day a TV […]

‘A Silent Voice’ Celebrates 5th Annivers

Iconic Events Releasing, a company specializing in the distribution of special engagement theatrical events, announced that tickets are now on sale for national screenings of A silent voice 5th anniversarypresented in partnership with AnimeAnime expo and distributor Eleven Arts, for the latest installment of its AX Movie Nights. A silent voice The 5th Anniversary will […]

One-Punch Man The short animation indepe...

2022-9-16 02:23 Manga artist Yusuke Murata, known for drawing Eyeshield 21 and One-punch man, released a short animation “Go! Saitama” independently produced on his Twitter! Short animation “Come on! Saitama” by Mr. Yusuke Murata お待たせ し て おり ます。 と な 版 版 ワンパンマン 、 の の 事情 で 最新 話 更新 て て おり […]

Trailer: ‘RWBY: Ice Queendom’ English Du

The English dubbed version of RWBY: Ice QueendomJapanese anime inspired by Rooster Teeth’s global hit RWBY anime series, will premiere September 25 for American audiences on Rooster Teeth FIRST and Crunchyroll, with new episodes premiering weekly. Members of the original RWBY the voice cast will reprise their characters in the RWBY: Ice Queendom English dubbing: […]

Vegeta’s Most Powerful Forms Revealed In

Vegeta may not have as many transformations as his Saiyan counterpart, Goku, but in a new viral fanart animation video, Vegeta looks pixel perfect! In the popular anime and manga series called dragonball, Vegeta is a stock character who has more transformations than you can shake a Z-Warrior out of, and in a pixel-animated viral […]

Animation, cartoons and comics return fo...

After a rough hiatus, Kilkenny Animated is delighted to be back from September 30 to October 2, 2022, with a program brimming with visual storytelling that celebrates the creativity and craft of visual imagery in the city of Kilkenny, at the heart Irish Ancestral Lands. The festival is organized by five-time Oscar-nominated animation studio Cartoon […]

10 anime infamous for their animation

Boundaries continue to be pushed in incredible ways in the ever-changing anime industry. The story an anime tells and the characters that drive it forward are crucial ingredients, but audiences have become increasingly savvy about a series’ unique animation and visual language. RELATED: Studio Ghibli and 9 Other Most Influential Animation Studios of All Time […]

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Fan Animation P

A fan-made animation based on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet depicts interviews with three of the new Pokémon debuting in the Paldea region. A recent leak suggests that 105 new Pokemon will call the Paldea region in total, the most additions since Pokemon Black & White. In preparation for the next Pokémon Scarlet and Violet releases, […]

Viral Chainsaw Man Animation Celebrates ...

Chainsaw Man Part 2 took a break from Denji’s story. After the new War Devil, Asa Mikata, the last chapter of the bloody manga has turned quite a few heads by bringing the Chainsaw Devil back to its pages. Now, a fan animator has created an animation that highlights the return of the chainsaw devil, […]

A love letter to animation by Gavin Stra...

We are in 1994 and I am 12 years old. A classmate at school hands me a used VHS tape and says “you have to watch this, I recorded it on Channel 4 the other night”. That’s all the recommendation algorithm was in the 90s – a friend enthusiastically stuffing an unmarked tape into your […]

Ascendent Animation Licenses is producin...

Company announces staff for English double Upward animation announced on Monday that it had obtained a license Show time! ~Uta no O-nee-san Date Shitai~ (Even the Songstress Wants to Do It), the adaptation of Mai Girigiriit is Show time! ~Minami O-nee-san Date H Shitai~ (Even Miss Minami wants to have sex) manga. The company produces […]

The Animation and Games Market Will See ...

Animation and games market The research report of the report is a wide-ranging analysis and Impact of COVID19 in the global market and detailed information with segmentation has been added in this intelligence report. In this report, a comprehensive analysis of the current global market of the global Animation and Games market in terms of […]

Crunchyroll Reveals ‘Chainsaw Man’ Voice

Crunchyroll has revealed the voice cast and a new trailer for the highly anticipated anime series Chainsaw Man based on the original manga written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. MAPPA’s film is coming to Crunchyroll in October. In Chainsaw Man, Denji is a teenager living with a chainsaw devil named Pochita. Denji’s father left his […]

Some of Dragon Ball Kai’s Animation ‘Upd

The nature of the updates applied to “Dragon Ball Kai” was multifaceted. First, visible damage to frames from the original anime series has been reduced using selective cropping. After the footage was cropped, the episodes that aired varied in aspect ratio depending on the device used and the country in which they were released. For […]

One Piece Episode 1028: Brilliant Animat...

A PLAY released episode 1028 this Sunday, and we finally see Luffy evolve into a version that could possibly stand up to a Yonko! The episode started Big Mom creating another cloud of thunder, giving Prometheus the girlfriend he asked for. We also witness the scene where she takes part of her soul and creates […]

The Naruto Fight That Changed Animation ...

Just as important to these three episodes as Wakabayashi was host Norio Matsumoto. Matsumoto is one of the most influential action animators around, a master of imparting impactful movement through extreme stretches and swipes. In Matsumoto, Wakabayashi had an ally who was talented, fast and eager to push the boundaries of TV animation as far […]

Ufotable animation is the best thing tha...

In the anime and manga community, demon slayer and its animation are hot topics. Unfortunately, the aforementioned series faced a ton of criticism towards the manga and its art because many people think the manga wasn’t that great and Ufotable is the only reason why this series is doing well. Although it may be harsh, […]

How Amazon Books Incorporated 5 Animatio...

Last week, Amazon Books launched a global brand campaign depicting the magic of the imagination sparked by reading. The drum sat down with Droga5 to learn how he tied together a beautifully shot multimedia video, multiple outdoor (OOH) posters and an emoji-laden 3D billboard into one cohesive and memorable idea. The campaign, titled ‘That Reading […]

The Trigun Stampede Team Talks CG Animat...

Stampede Trigun not only changed the look of Vash the Stampede, but anime studio ORANGE also changed the art style. Using computer-generated animation to bring the humanoid typhoon back to life, we had the opportunity to chat with the creators of the new series at Anime Expo, specifically asking if there were any difficulties using […]

MAPPA Announces New Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Pro...

The Jujutsu Kaisen The film was a big hit as it was a certified box office hit. Given its popularity, MAPPA is looking to capitalize on it by launching a new range of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 merch with a special compilation of key animations. MAPPA’s new product line consists of small collectibles, apparel, and the […]

Anime Matsuri Licenses, Dubs 2 Anime Sho...

Deneice Leigh, co-founder of Houston’s Anime Matsuri event, announced during a presentation stream (from 9:08 a.m. below) on July 17 that event organizers had cleared the Genbanojō and Zipper! Chimezo (Chuck Shimezō) anime shorts japanese anime. Anime Matsuri dubbed the half-hour short via its own newly established studio, with Vic Mignogna credited for ADR directing […]

A love letter to animation

We are in 1994 and I am 12 years old. A classmate at school hands me a used VHS tape and says “you have to watch this, I recorded it on Channel 4 the other night”. That’s all the recommendation algorithm was in the 90s – a friend enthusiastically stuffing an unmarked tape into your […]

Kyoto Animation’s Most Underrated Anime

Kyoto Animation has achieved a rather illustrious status in the community and could rightfully be called one of the best studios in Japan. Their bright and brooding teen dramas like A silent voice or their melodramatic character studies like Violet Evergarden no shortage of praise, but beyond the borderWhere Kyoukai no kanatadoesn’t get enough praise. […]

Crunchyroll Unveils ‘Dragon Ball: SUPER

Anime powerhouse Crunchyroll wrapped up a full schedule of fan-focused events at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 – things kicked off on Friday, July 22. Here are some of the highlights: Dragon Ball Super: SUPERHERO sign: Sharing stories and insights from the film, panelists included: Special Guest of Honor from Japan, Toshio Furukawa (Japanese voice actor […]

Super Hero uses brand new animation tech...

The team behind Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero outlines the film’s hybrid 2D and 3D animation ahead of the English dub’s release in August. The team behind Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes used brand new animation techniques. dragonball was created by Akira Toriyama in 1984, and the beloved Japanese media franchise went on to spawn […]

One Piece Episode 1026 Stuns Fans With T...

A play kept fans nervous waiting for the manga to return, but it seems like the anime is getting everyone’s attention right now. Toei Animation tackled Episode 1026 this weekend after much teasing. And even with the fandom’s high expectations, the studio managed to win over fans with some of its sickest animations of the […]

First year, and more • AIPT

Brad Winderbaum (Marvel’s Head of Streaming and Animation) and Ryan Meinerding (Head of Visual Development) were on hand at SDCC to talk about several animated programs on Marvel’s horizon. Packed into Ballroom 20, the room was packed to the brim with Marvel fans of all persuasions looking to take a closer look at future animated […]

How Live-Action ‘Knights of the Zodiac’

Fans at Comic-Con will get a taste of Sony’s “Knights of the Zodiac” on Saturday, a fantasy action film based on the popular Japanese manga and anime series “Saint Seiya.” Tomek Baginski leads a diverse cast led by Famke Janssen and Sean Bean, along with American-born Japanese sensation Mackenyu in the title role of Pegasus […]

Cardcaptor Sakura’s New Artbook Gathers

manga and anime team TO SQUEEZE took the magical girl anime to new heights with Sakura card sensor, and not just with their gorgeous art and wide array of battle outfits. But the art is a huge part of the appeal…and if you want to revisit it, a new collection of anime style will let […]

Bleach Producer Teases New Animation For...

Bleach is finally returning for its final anime arc later this year after years of fans begging it to return, and the producer behind the new anime arc teases all the new animation techniques bringing the arc to life. of the Thousand Year Blood War. The original anime series from Tite Kubo’s original manga series […]

‘Yu Gi Oh!’ Creator Kazuki Takahashi di

Kazuki Takahashi, creator of the iconic Yu Gi Oh! franchise, was found dead off Nago, in southern Japan. Since the Japanese Coast Guard recovered his body on Wednesday, an investigation into his death has been ongoing. He was 60 years old. According to reports from Japanese outlets NHK and TBS, Takahashi was on a snorkeling […]

Crunchyroll Shares New Series and First ...

Over the long weekend, Crunchyroll shared a dizzying amount of exclusive announcements with attendees of Anime Expo in Los Angeles. The latest anime platform updates included news about the my hero academia and dragonball franchises, acquisitions of Solo Leveling and Overlord IVand look first Stampede TrigunSeason 2 of Mushoku Tensei: Unemployed ReincarnationSeason 2 of To […]

Vegeta’s Ultra Ego Form Gets Badass Fan

Vegeta has reached another level of power in the Dragon Ball universe with his Ultra Ego form, and in a fan animation he looks as tough as ever! The ex-villain of dragonball celebrity, Vegetais a Z-Fighter of immeasurable power and pride, and now in an incredibly unique and utterly badass fan animation, the newest and […]

One Piece Shippuden Fan Animation is bot...

Entertainment Believe it, Luffy! Published on July 5, 2022 Andrew McMahon House ” New ” One Piece Shippuden Fan Animation is both amazing and terrifying As two of three members of the Big Three in anime/manga, Naruto and One Piece will always stand the test of time as some of the most important series ever […]

Stunning animation and inventive action ...

This film basically caters to its existing fanbase. The narrative is peppered with quite memorable characters and there is a strong thread of unbridled humor running through it. A still from the movie Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The MovieDir: Seong-Hu ParkCast (voice): Chinatsu Akasaki, Aya Endō, Kana HanazawaRating: […]

SCAD GamingFest: Creating Shared Story E...

For game designer Seth Smith and Emmy Award-winning art director and illustrator Lauren Brown, Pokemon was a major inspiration not only for their love of video games and storytelling, but also for their future efforts to foster a diverse community in their industry. “Growing up, I didn’t see any characters that looked like me at […]

Crunchyroll and Toei Animation Ink ‘One

Crunchyroll and Toei Animation Inc. have announced an agreement for theatrical distribution of One Piece Movie Red in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Produced by Toei Animation and creator Eiichiro Oda, the film is the 15th in the popular franchise. The highly anticipated feature will release this fall with both subtitled and […]

Crunchyroll acquires “Trigun Stampede” |

Crunchyroll has acquired the new anime series Stampede Trigun from Toho, slated for release in 2023. A revival of the classic anime Trigun, based on the popular action manga series by Yasuhiro Nightow, the show follows Vash the Stampede, a legendary shooter and pacifist with a bounty on his head. The series originally launched in […]

‘The Bad Guys’ director Pierre Perifel i

When DreamWorks Animation came out The villains earlier this year, it managed to impress both readers of Aaron Blabey’s children’s books and animation aficionados. With its mix of 2D and 3D animation, it had a look all its own, with a style and sass that appealed to kids and adults alike. It was also the […]

Vash is back! Crunchyroll Slates ‘TRIGU

Old school otaku, rejoice! Fan favorite anime series TRIGON will be reborn as a new anime series in 2023 titled TRIGUN STAMPEDEproduced by Orange (BEASTARS) with an all-new crew and cast. Crunchyroll will simultaneously broadcast the series from Japan to more than 200 countries and territories around the world. TRIGON is a popular action manga […]

Astro Boy Reboot on the Way from Method ...

An exclusive report from Variety revealed plans for a reboot of Astro BoyA.K.A Atom Tetsuwan, based on Osamu Tezuka’s iconic manga and pioneering anime adaptation of the same name. Method Animation and Shibuya Productions are teaming up on the project, which will have Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir creator and director Thomas […]

Annecy Intl. The animation festival ret...

Annecy International Airport. Animation Festival returns to a full-fledged in-person event in 2022, expecting over 10,000 attendees, from over 90 countries from June 13-18. “The world animation community will be back in Annecy, the unmissable meeting place for the industry and artists”, rejoices the director of the festival, Mickaël Marin. The Annecy team has been […]

VIZ Media appoints Sae Whan Song as VP o...

Song began his licensing career at Toei Animation before moving to Crunchyroll where he built a highly successful rights management team before transitioning the company from the licensing model to co-productions and original productions. He was also highly influential in producing over 75 projects, including Crunchyroll’s Originals slate: Blade Runner: Black Lotus with Alcon Entertainment, […]

Warner Boss’ Take on Animation ‘Graduate

But that’s where she went after causing an uproar on anime social media. Amy Friedman Referencing Cartoon Network’s recently announced plans to revitalize its previous live-action endeavors, Friedman echoed comments made by Tom Ascheim, Warner’s recently deceased president of Children’s, Young Adults and Classics, in saying, “Girls come out of animation often. Some of our […]

Netflix Reveals Packed Adult Animation S...

Today was animation day on Netflix! All the teasers, all the info you need below. Cyberpunk: Edge Runners: Cyberpunk 2077 fans, the wait is (almost) over for this new series that expands the world of Night City in surprising ways. In the meantime, get ready with the new teaser and poster for this upcoming anime […]

Crunchyroll Acquires ‘Mob Psycho 100’ Se

Crunchyroll has landed the streaming rights to the third season of Mob Psycho 100which will premiere on the anime streamer later this year. Adapted from the award-winning manga by writer-illustrator ONE (A punch), Mob Psycho 100 follows Shigeo Kageyama, aka “Mob”, a clumsy young boy who is also an “esper”, possessing powerful psychic powers. Despite […]

People on the Move: VIZ appoints Sae Wha...

Song Sae Whan Leading manga and anime producer Media VIZ (viz.com) announced the appointment of Song Sae Whan to the newly created post Vice President of Content (Animation), who will be responsible for content acquisition and co-production strategy/execution. Hailing from Crunchyroll, Song brings over 15 years of animation experience in the United States and Japan, […]

GKIDS brings a restored 4K version of th...

GKIDS recently revealed the release of a brand new 4K restoration of the high seas sci-fi adventure, NADIA: The secret of blue water. It is an acclaimed television series by visionary director Hideaki ANNO (Neon Genesis Evangelion). This award-winning show is loosely based on the works of Jules Verne, and its popularity has subsequently inspired […]

Illustration, comics, webtoon and animat...

Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan, June 01, 2022 –(PR.com)– Clip Studio Paint offers drawing and coloring tools, such as pen tools that look natural, brushes that bring a variety of of paint expressions, and features that span the entire workflow for producing illustrations, monochrome/color manga, and animation. Artists of all skill levels use Clip Studio Paint, from […]

JJ Abrams’ ‘Speed ​​Racer’ series takes

speed racer Launches: A live-action series based on the iconic animated property is currently in development at Apple, with JJ Abrams set to serve as executive producer. According VarietyHiram Martinez (snowdrops, Get Shorty) and Ron Fitzgerald (Westworld) will serve as both co-writers and showrunners on the project. A speed racer The series has reportedly been […]

Niigata International Animation Film Fes...

The first Niigata International Animation Film Festival (NIAFF) will take place March 17-22, 2023 in the Japanese port city of Niigata, about 200 miles north of Tokyo. Here are the first details: NIAFF will be held annually and is dedicated to uplifting animated feature films from around the world. It will host screenings of theatrical […]

Promising anime that didn’t deliver on t

Anime being the moving visual medium that it is, it’s often surprising that some anime come out with incredibly subpar animation. What’s often even more surprising is when these shoddy animations are released for shows that have been incredibly hyped. Bad animation ultimately leads to a hard swing the other way, and so these shows […]

The 1st Niigata International Animation ...

In a special announcement from Cannes, details of the first annual Niigata International Animation Film Festival have been revealed. Organized by the NIAFF Executive Committee, produced by film distributor/cinema operator Eurospace and anime production company Genco – with support requests from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and of the agency for cultural affairs […]

Wit Studio celebrates ten years of anima...

WIT Studio, best known for its visually striking work on The attack of the Titans and good suitor, released a video celebrating the studio’s tenth anniversary. It also comes with the announcement of a giveaway for Japan-based fans, as well as an exhibit. Above is the anniversary video, which is a montage of the most […]

Crunchyroll Unveils ‘Chainsaw Man’ Trail

Crunchyroll has acquired the rights to the anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man. The series will simulcast from Japan later this year, subtitled and dubbed, to over 200 countries and territories around the world. The voiceovers will include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French and German. Based on the popular manga of the same name […]

Toei Animation’s ‘One Piece’ Reveals Tre

Just a week away from this month Licensing Fair 2022legendary studio and anime industry leader Toei-Animation released the first-ever licensing report for its A piece franchise. This new report provides an annual summary of license earnings for A piece, the 22-year-old hit anime franchise from Toei Animation, and details new licensing deals and license renewals, […]

“The bad guys” do good

What do you get when you combine the voice talents of Awkwafina, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, Sam Rockwell, and Anthony Ramos with a bestselling Scholastic book series (aside from a highly unlikely juxtaposition of dramaturgical elements)? You obtain The villains, the new CG action comedy from DreamWorks Animation, based on the hit New York Times […]

Award-Winning Team Reimagines Tezuka’s “

Gurihiru (the Eisner Prize-winning team of artists behind Superman crushes the Klan and the long awaited Ultraman: another gene) and Samuel Satin (the famous novelist and co-author of Crunchyroll’s essential anime) reimagine Osamu Tezuka’s beloved character, Unico, for a new generation of readers with an all-new 162-page manga, titled Unico: Alarm Clock (ユニコ:目覚めのおはなし). Octas Inc.’s […]

Toei Animation’s Dragon Ball Reaches Rec

Setting the stage for next month’s Licensing Expo 2022, anime pioneer and industry-leading studio Toei Animation Incorporated with the American agent Crunchyroll published the last dragonball franchise license report. This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of the success of their collective Dragon Ball licensing efforts, details both new licensing agreements and license renewals, and […]

‘Pompo the Cinephile’ dives deep into fi

It’s a world of haughty actors and totally ripped actresses, decked out galas and stressed out investors. Welcome to the world of dreams and madness. Welcome to Nyallywood, the setting for GKIDS’ latest cinematic effort: Pompo the movie buff. “I think it has universal appeal – or at least I hope so,” says writer and […]

Boruto Episode 247 Release And Preview R...

What date and time will Boruto Episode 247 be streaming worldwide after last week’s animation quality drama. It’s been a dramatic week for fans of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations franchise, with the release of Chapter 69 of the manga and Episode 246 of the anime. However, the latest anime episode went viral on social […]

Must-haves of May animation | Animation...

A rock ride: Buckle up and prepare to wow again as Sony goes wild heavy metal (1981) in 4K UHD for the first time! With visuals and an immersive new soundtrack endorsed by the late producer Ivan Reitman, the epic adult sci-fi anthology comes with a new retrospective feature and comes in the Limited Edition […]

One Piece Animation brings Gear Fifth to...

The anime and manga versions of A piece go to the War For Wano arc with Luffy getting major power-ups in both adaptations. A fan of the core title took this as a way to show off their creativity and love for the series as they reimagine how Gear Fifth would come to life with […]

Africa Animation, Visual Effects and Vid...

The report “Africa Animation, VFX and Video Games: Strategies, Trends & Opportunities (2022-26)” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Africa’s animation, visual effects and video games industry has the potential to become a growth engine for the continent. The industry is in a phase where we are witnessing the emergence of several African animation […]

NVIZ helps visualize Sony’s “Morbius” su

Sony coming soon Morbiusdirected by Daniel Espinosa (Life, safe house), tells the story of Dr. Michael Morbius, played by Jared Leto (suicide squad, Blade Runner 2049), who, in search of a cure for his rare blood disease, becomes infected with vampirism. The experiment seems to succeed, but soon the effects of this drastic cure become […]

Greg Johnson talks about the final seaso...

It’s been an epic journey for the creators and the characters, but now it’s coming to an end. Pacific Rim: The Blacka legendary television animated series based on Guillermo del Toro’s famous Pacific Rim film franchise, which first aired on Netflix last year; it followed the adventures of siblings Taylor and Hayley as they sailed […]

Classic Super Mario Bros. animation. fr...

The Grand Mission to Save Princess Peach is now in 4K A small piece of Nintendo history is preserved through the efforts of dedicated fans. Super Mario Bros. – The grand mission to rescue Princess Peach is available now, in a 4K restoration of the original 1986 animation. Originally released in 1986, the animation predates […]

New Planned Toei Animation Announced Aft...

Anime viewers have Toei-Animation to thank for some of their favorite shows, including One Piece, Sailor Moonthe dragonball franchisees, and many more. Unfortunately, their great success made them a target for hackers, who managed to infiltrate the studio’s internal systems on March 6, causing havoc along the way. With a heavy heart, Toei Animation had […]

FilmRise says yes to “Yu-Gi-Oh!” Japane

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired the North American rights to a wide range of Japanese anime titles, headlined by more episodes of the “Yu- Gi-Oh!” franchise. The deal with Konami Cross Media NY, part of Japan’s Konami Group, grants AVOD streaming rights for the FilmRise streaming network, […]

Trapped in a dating simulator

It’s spring, and that means there’s supposed to be love in the air. Flowers are making love everywhere, including in our nostrils, and college kids are busy making 18-year-old investments all over the country. So it makes sense that seasonal Anime shows are loaded with romance and shojo (Manga and Anime aimed at teenage girls), […]

New Details Emerge Around Toei Animation...

The Toei Animation hack continues to be one of the biggest news stories of 2022, with this attack on the organization not only causing new episodes of One Piece, Digimon, Dragon Questand other anime series produced by the company, but it also resulted in Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes, arguably the biggest animated film release […]

Heroes Assemble in Ultraman Season 2 Unc...

If you’re in the mood for some tokusatsu action, then you’re in luck, because a no-credit version of the opening animation sequence has been released for ULTRAMAN Season 2, an upcoming Netflix original anime based on the manga that sees many different heroes from Tsuburaya Productions Ultra series team up to fight evil. The video […]

Makoni & Mapondera create a whole world

On April 25, 2015, more than 50 people gathered at Harare’s Goethe Zentrum Institute to attend the country’s first-ever Comexposed convention. Everyone else at the convention was dressed as anime characters from the anime and manga series, “Bleach.” Only one person at the convention had dreadlocks and wore a white short-sleeved T-shirt and jeans like […]

Architecture in Animation: Exploring the...

Architecture in Animation: Exploring the Fictional Worlds of Hayao Miyazaki + 13 Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan’s greatest animation filmmakers, author, manga artist and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, has inspired an entire generation, chronicling the evolution of Japanese society within animation, focusing on two main themes: urbanism and nature. The complexity of Miyazaki’s mind is […]

Linda Cook review: ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ da

I didn’t know about the “Jujutsu Kaisen” franchise, although I enjoyed most of the other anime productions I’ve seen. But oh, how I enjoyed “Jujutsu Kaisen 0”, which is related to a very popular manga series. If you’re a fan of the show, you’ll probably enjoy it even more than me. Directed by Sunghoo Park, […]

Overview of the Global Animation, Visual...

This handy and in-depth Animation, Visual Effects and Games Market report provides a clear picture of trade regulations, Animation, Visual Effects and Games market expansion, new launches products and innovations. It identifies the Animation, Visual Effects and Gaming market trends and future market growth during the year 2022-2029. It also presents the Animation, Visual Effects […]

Pokemon Fan Creates Awesome Lucario Anim...

A Pokemon fan makes an awesome Lucario animation using 3D software Blender to bring this Steel/Fighting type to life. the Pokemon contains some of the most talented fan artists, writers and other creators in the world. Over the years it has inspired many amazing tribute works based on the adorable, awesome, and even scary designs […]

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie stuns everyone wi...

The highly anticipated Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The film was theatrically released in the United States on the third weekend of March 2022. The film covers the events that take place in the prequel volume of the manga, which precedes the start of Itadori Yuji’s adventure in the world of curses. Fans around the world have […]

‘Adam by Eve: A Live in Animation’ Revie

After producing artistic gems like “Your Name” and “Weathering With You”, Genki Kawamura is producing another masterpiece, directed by Nobutaka Yoda. “Adam by Eve” is a one-of-a-kind live-action movie inspired by the manga “Kara no Kioku” created by E Ve. If you liked “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, then you might like this different take where […]

Crunchyroll Unveils New Trailer and Imag...

Crunchyroll has unveiled a new trailer and additional images for its upcoming March 18 theatrical release of the 2D anime. Jujutsu Kaisen 0the long-awaited prequel to the series, Jujutsu Kaisen, based on the famous dark fantasy manga of the same name by Gege Akutami. TOHO Animation’s film will be available in English dub and subtitled […]

One Piece Anime Extends Hiatus After Ani...

Toei Animation announces some of its biggest animes, including One Piece and Digimon, will extend their hiatuses after the studio was hacked. Toei Animation announces its anime One Piece and Digimon will extend their hiatuses after the studio was hacked earlier this month. Toei Animation has produced One Piece since 1999 and has made a […]

Crunchyroll Unveils New Trailer and Imag...

Crunchyroll has unveiled a new trailer and additional images for its upcoming theatrical release on March 18 from Jujutsu Kaisen 0. Toho Animation’s dark fantasy film, animated by MAPPA and directed by Sunghoo Park, will be available in English dubbed and subtitled and will arrive in over 1,500 theaters nationwide. The will also be shown […]

Japanese KitKats Receive Animated Video ...

Almost everyone loves KitKats, because what’s not to love about chocolate and wafers? Japan’s love for sweets, however, runs on a particularly deep level. Not only does the country get a ton of special regional/seasonal KitKat flavors, but the Japanese pronunciation of KitKat, “Kitto Katto”, sounds like the phrase kitto katsuwhich means “I believe you […]

5 Ways Japanese Anime Is A Step Ahead Of...

For years, the age-old debate of “who does it best” has raged. Devoted anime enthusiasts believe that Japanese anime is the greatest art form and is light years ahead of Western animation. These animation techniques are so advanced that we would like to list five reasons why anime is much better and ahead of western […]

Crunchyroll “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” Tickets O

Crunchyroll has revealed more details about its highly anticipated theatrical release of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, including a trailer, images and the English voice cast. Tickets are on sale now in the United States and Canada for the film, which hits theaters on March 18. TOHO Animation’s dark fantasy film will be available in English dubbed […]

Kyoto Animation Drops Trailer, Art for T...

Kyoto Animation has released a new trailer and key visual for its upcoming archery anime film, Tsurune. The new trailer gives fans an exclusive look at the film by bringing back key players from the anime series such as archery hopeful Minato Narumiya and the mysterious Masaki Takigawa. The trailer opens with Minato drawing his […]

Funimation Content Folds Into Crunchyrol...

Starting today, existing and new Crunchyroll subscribers will have access to the library and simulcast content previously exclusive to Funimation. The move fulfills the promise made to fans that the merger of Funimation and Crunchyroll would bring together the previously separate services into one subscription. Crunchyroll’s pricing remains unchanged, giving fans the ultimate anime experience […]

Main partners with Metaverse Gaming Leag...

Core, a leading platform for user-created games, interactive experiences and live events, has partnered with Metaverse Gaming League (MGL) in the anime jam contest, where participants can create anime games and experiences that could win them a share of $50,000. Developers are encouraged to put their creative skills to the test by paying homage to […]

Japanese KitKats Receive Japanese Anime ...

Nestlé wants to turn sweet fan stories into future episodes. Almost the whole world appreciates KitKats, because what’s not to love about chocolate and wafers? Japan’s love for sweets, however, runs on a particularly deep level. Not only does the country get a ton of special regional/seasonal flavors from KitKat, the Japanese pronunciation of KitKat,”Kitto […]

Superhero Director Explains Use of CG An...

Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes has a lot to prove to fans this year. The big movie marks the anime’s return after Dragon Ball Super: Broly, a film universally hailed by fans of the franchise. This new project goes in a very different direction with its focus on Earth and its unique animation style. As […]