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LA Critic Awards Name Belle Finalist for...

Anime opened in Japan on July 16; opens in the US on January 14 The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named Mamoru Hosoda and Chizu studioit’s new BEAUTIFUL (Ryu to Sobakasu no Himeliterally “The Dragon and the Freckled Princess”), the animated film runner-up in this year’s Best Animation category on Saturday. the To flee animated […]

Yoshiyuki Tomino: “Japan is no longer a

The Hokkaido-based news site Real economy reported on Monday that Gundam Creator Yoshiyuki Tomino spoke at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art for the “World of Yoshiyuki Tomino“, which will take place in Sapporo from October 17 to January 23. There, he praised the designers born in Hokkaido with whom he has worked, such as […]

Crunchyroll announces its winter 2022 pr...

Crunchyroll has just announced its new lineup for winter 2022, ushering in the new year with a roster of over 30 new and returning series. Simulcasts from Japan – subtitled and dubbed – will include Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2; Crunchyroll Original Series Freak angels; My darling in disguise; East; and Vanitas case […]

Crunchyroll releases episodes of OAD ‘At

Prepare for more The attack of the Titans with the premiere of Crunchyroll of a collection of eight special Original Animated DVD (OAD) episodes on December 19, 2021, immersing viewers in the colossal series ahead of the Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 premiered on January 9, 2022. Available to stream for the first […]

2021: the year of animation

The Covid continued to sabotage the theatrical experience in 2021: this is true of all cinema, and in particular animation. Sony sent three of its animated films to Netflix and the fourth to Amazon Prime. Other big studios have also redirected their bigger movies to streaming services in the we, with or without simultaneous theatrical […]

Fellowship is working towards better Ind...

Sage Romero, who is Paiute and Taos Pueblo, remembers buying a copy of the Japanese animated film “Daggers of Kamui” at a now-defunct Hastings store in Albuquerque as a teenager. The film’s Japanese protagonist finds himself in the Americas and connects with the indigenous peoples. Romero said the film had stereotypical portrayals of Indigenous people. […]

VIDEO: JUJUTSU KAISEN’s opening animatio

If you watched the JUJUTSU KAISEN anime and like pretty much everyone couldn’t forget those amazing OP footage, you’re going to want to watch the latest Crunchyroll video. JUJUTSU KAISEN opening animation director Shingo Yamashita is here to shatter those iconic openings, from the techniques involved to the meaning behind them. Yamashita has done an […]

Sailor Moon Animation gives our heroine ...

One sailor moon fan has gone viral for giving the hero the perfect transformation fans have been waiting for! Naoko Takeuchi’s original manga series may have ended a long time ago, but the franchise remains one of the most important to this day. You’ll be hard pressed to find another series that ticks so many […]

PewDiePie dives into the Mark Fitzpatric...

from pew-pew-pew! department We had just talked about how Mark Fitzpatrick, a YouTube personality who focuses on reviews and raffles for anime properties, had been targeted by Toei Animation for the removal of over 150 of his videos due to of copyright claims. Toei is the home of animation for several popular animes, including the […]

Five million standout animations for fan...

An animated video from Weekly Shonen Jump celebrating a huge sales milestone for the manga Kaiju No. 8 is a treat fans have to see to believe. Naoya Matsumoto fans manga Kaiju n ° 8 were treated to a surprise recently with the release of a special promotional video from Weekly Shonen Jump celebrating a […]

Kyoto Animation Parents of arson victims...

The families of the victims of the 2019 murder Kyoto animation Arson will begin discussions with the company on whether to build a memorial on the former Studio 1 construction site. A Kyoto animation representative told NHK that around thirty people attended a meeting on the subject on Saturday for a first exchange of views. […]

Review of Netflix’s Summit of the Gods,

The Summit of the Gods is a French animated film based on the famous manga series of the same name by Jirô Taniguchi, which is based on the novel by Baku Yumemakura and is now available on Netflix. The 2D animated adaptation, directed and co-written by Patrick Imbert (Le Grand Méchant Renard), It’s both an […]

A slew of new animation projects for Bil...

The Bilibili streaming platform announced a total of 51 new Chinese animation projects, some of which are based on well-known literary and artistic works like “The Three-Body Problem” and “Chinese Paladin: Sword and Fairy”. Through years of development, Bilibili is now home to a large number of high-quality Chinese animation works and one of the […]

Netflix doesn’t understand the allure of

With the release of Netflix’s live-action adaptation of the anime “Cowboy Bebop,” it looks like the company hasn’t quite learned its lesson when it comes to live-action versions of the classic anime. Despite the poor critical reception these adaptations have received from fans and critics alike, Netflix still seems to insist on pushing back more, […]

NEWS: Ascendent Animation Licenses, Prod...

See previous topic :: See next topic Author A message kyokun47 Registration: Feb. 17 2008Posts: 215 Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2018 2021 5:21 am WORD????? Wonder if that means we’re also getting an 18+ bluray like The Titan’s Bride. consider me interested! Back to the top Animechic420 Joined: Sep 25, 2012Posts: 1661Location: A cave filled […]

Ascendent Animation Licenses, Produces E...

Ascending animation announced on Wednesday that it had licensed the Fire at your fingertips -My childhood friend is a firefighter- and Fire in His Fingertips 2 -My boyfriend is a firefighter- animated series. The company will produce English dubs of the two anime in partnership with WWWaveCorp and Suiseisha Inc. Kevin frane adapt the script, […]

‘Gintama THE VERY FINAL’ comes home on J

Eleven Arts et Cri! Factory has just announced the upcoming release of the third and final action-packed chapter of the popular Gintama anime franchise, Gintama THE VERY FINAL, available for digital download on January 25, 2022 and as a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack on February 8, 2022. Created by Hideaki Sorachi, the new feature […]

NEWS: Toei Animation Confirms Delicious ...

See previous topic :: See next topic Author A message tfwnoymir Registration: 03 Dec. 2017Posts: 205Location: Hungary Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:34 PM It’s even more vague than usual. No date, no slogan, nothing. Only “wait for the next announcement” – kind of stuff. At the very least, we can speculate on the logo […]

NEWS: Toei Animation confirms Delicious ...

See previous topic :: See next topic Author Message tfwnoymir Registration: 03 Dec. 2017Posts: 213Location: Hungary Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:34 PM It’s even more vague than usual. No date, no slogan, nothing. Only “wait for the next announcement” – kind of stuff. At the very least, we can speculate on the logo and […]

Crunchyroll announces new anime roster a...

At Anime NYC, Crunchyroll announced a roster of new and upcoming anime series, including the highly anticipated Spy X Family, based on the award-winning manga of the same name, as well as Aoashi, and A couple of cuckoos. Spy X Family follows the life of an undercover spy on a mission to infiltrate an elite […]

DVD/Blu-ray: Revue de Belleville Rendezv...

Why The Triplets of Belleville has been renamed Belleville Rendezvous in the UK is one of the many questions left unanswered by this reissue. With what happened to French director Sylvain Chomet’s animation career, which seems to have run out of steam after his adaptation of Jacques Tati in 2010 the illusionist. The latter, although […]

Crunchyroll reveals list of upcoming ser...

Crisp announced a huge roster of new and upcoming anime series to Anime NYC, including the highly anticipated SPY X FAMILY, based on the award-winning manga of the same name, alongside Aoashi, a couple of cuckoos and more. The brand also previewed an exclusive clip of Blade Runner: Black Lotus. SPY X FAMILY follows the […]

Toei drops “One Piece Film: Red” feature

Toei Animation has released a trailer and poster for their new animated feature, One Piece Film: Red, an original story by creator and producer Eiichiro Oda. Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass series) made from a script by Tsutomu Kuroiwa 2. No details have been revealed about the character, Red, who wears a headset and sings skyward. […]

Watch the “Attack on Titan Final Season”

Ahead of Funimation‘s “The attack of the Titans Last season Panel, ”at the Anime NYC convention, it was announced that the epic sequel to the hit anime will begin airing on January 9, 2022. Also launching on Crisp and Hulu, the series will be available in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, […]

‘Encanto’, ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machi

The survival story of a refugee child, a maniacal virtual assistant voiced by Olivia Colman, and several musicals – including two featuring original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda – are all factored into the feature film’s Oscar race. crowded animation this year. Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated feature documentary To flee, the intimate story of a man […]

Honami Yano steals the show at the Ottaw...

Honami Yano has become the third Japanese director to win the Grand Prize for Animated Short Film at the 45th Ottawa International Animation Festival in Canada’s capital with an offering titled “Honekami” (A Bite of Bone). The Ottawa festival, which ended on October 3, is considered one of the most respected animation festivals in the […]

Netflix announces expanded anime roster

Netflix has announced an ambitious list of projects and collaborations with Japanese creators and talent, expanding its roster to 90 Japanese titles already available. This revelation follows the streamer’s recent broadcast Tokyo-based anime creators core development lab launched which will host Netflix designers, writers and team members working on the development and production of anime […]

Chinese Tencent to Invest in Kadokawa, C...

China is a huge and rapidly growing, but sometimes inaccessible, market for foreign entertainment. “Japanese intellectual property is also very popular in China,” Takeshi Natsuno, Chairman and CEO of Kadokawa. said a Japanese news program Abema Prime. He noted that the Chinese government limits the number of foreign titles released in the country, but suggested […]

“Big Mouth” and other adult animated ser

There are many areas for growth in television these days, but few are as busy or offer as much variety as adult animation. Already the format of many of the most entertaining shows of the recent past – “Bojack Horseman”, “Bob’s Burgers”, “Rick and Morty”, “Archer”, “Tuca & Bertie” – it has only grown. magnitude. […]

Kindle Paperwhite 5 has a new page rotat...

The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 5 and Paperwhite 5 Signature editions both have a new twist up their sleeve. The latest firmware update 5.14.1 introduces a new page animation system, which seamlessly merges two pages into each other. When you activate the feature in the Aa menu and select other, the pages will have directional […]

Funimation unveils the 25+ series lineup...

Funimation has unveiled its full lineup of the best fall 2021 titles, including new content for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen, Platinum End, My Senpai is Boring, Deep Insanity THE LOST CHILD, and much more. Besides, JUJUTSU KAISEN debuted on Funimation for the first time this month! The massive lineup slate includes over 25 […]

Toei Animation celebrates 1000th episode...

Toei Animation Celebrates 1000th Episode of Beloved Global Animation Franchise A play. Originally launched on October 20, 1999, the show’s Captain Monkey D. Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates mark the crew’s 22-year journey with the landmark episode that will air on Funimation on November 20. in the United States and Canada; on Wakanim in […]

Toei Animation and Sotsu unveil the ‘pil

The IP “Edo x Idol” focuses on the idols in the world “Neo Edo” Animation Toei started airing the anime “pilot film” for its new IP Sharedol Monday. Animation ToeiThe new intellectual property research team of PEROs (Prototyping and Experimental Research in Oizumi Studio) and the young producers of Sotsu produced the pilot project together. […]

Aria the Animation and Goblin Slayer rel...

Monday, October 25, MVM will release Aria the Animation on Blu-ray. MVM describes the series: Akari Mizunashi, at the age of 15, left everything to travel to a sparkling water-covered planet, Aqua, formerly known as Mars. In the 24th century, humans found a way to colonize the once uninhabitable planet. More than anything, Akari wants […]

Netflix Pic opens Animation Is Film Fest...

Fourth Animation is Film (AIF) Festival Opens Tonight with Netflix’s North American Premiere The Summit of the Gods, an examination of an obsessive mountaineer. The streamer released the trailer today. The screening will be followed by an in-person question-and-answer session with award-winning writer-director Patrick Imbert (The big bad fox and other tales). Netflix The film […]

Toei Animation, Funimation to Host Globa...

The event will air episodes 998-999 as well as freebies Funimation and Animation Toei will host a global live broadcast event celebrating the A play The anime’s 1,000th episode airs on November 20 at 3 p.m. PST. The event will be broadcast on Funimation‘sand Animation Toeiis official Youtube channels, as well as A play official […]

Netflix releases ‘Top of the Gods’ trail

Netflix has released the official trailer and key art for the animated feature The Summit of the Gods, an adaptation of the manga series by famous mangaka Jiro Taniguchi and writer Baku Yumemakura. The streamer acquired the film after its premiere earlier this year in Cannes as part of the festival’s 2021 official selection. The […]

Trailer: The “Summit of the Gods” by Pat

Netflix unboxed the official trailer and key art for The Summit of the Gods, the critically acclaimed 2D animated feature film from filmmaker Patrick Imbert (The big bad fox and other tales). This official Cannes selection of mountaineering tale arrives in select cinemas nationwide and streams on Netflix on November 30. A breathtaking adaptation of […]

Hollywood’s Animation Is Film Festival P

The Animation Is Film Festival returns to Hollywood this weekend for its fourth edition with intriguing titles, including likely Oscar nominees. The 2021 in-person event at TCL Chinese 6 counts among its banner selections a presentation of the opening night of “The Summit of the Gods”, with the director Patrick Imbert (“The big bad fox […]

Aria The Animation Season 1 Review • Ani

Aria Animation is a 13-episode animated series from 2005 based on the manga series of the same name by manga artist Kozue Amano. It tells the story of Akari Mizunashi, a young woman who is training as an apprentice gondolier (called Ondines) in the city of Neo-Venezia, which is covered with vast oceans. The narrative […]

Teaser: ‘One Piece’ 1000th episode sails

On October 20, 1999, Toei Animation launched Captain Monkey D. Luffy and his colorful crew of Straw Hat Pirates on a journey that, to date, has spanned 22 years and created one of the world’s anime franchises. the most popular in history. And in just one month, the anime’s favorite pirates will board the Thousand […]

Chan Su Ling is the first Malaysian to d...

Malaysian actress Chan Su Ling added another feather to her cap after being asked to voice multiple characters in the English dub of the hit Japanese anime Kageki Shojo !!. Kageki Shojo !! is a critically acclaimed shoujo anime that premiered in July of this year. It follows the story of Watanabe Sarasa, who dreams […]

“Bright: Samurai Soul”: A hardened Ronin

Protect and Serve – notions that connect a modern-day police officer and a Meiji-era samurai, as well as a narrative bridge between David Ayer’s 2017 live-action Netflix movie. Shiny and the brand new animated spin-off from Kyohei Ishiguro, Brilliant: samurai soul. While ShinyDaryl Ward (Will Smith) is a rough cop in a modern world where […]

CJ ENM and Toei Animation in co-producti...

Asian entertainment heavyweights CJ ENM and Toei Animation are teaming up to co-create films and TV series for the increasingly competitive global media market at a time of high demand for premium Korean and Japanese content. The two companies will leverage their distribution prowess in their respective markets, and leverage their extensive content libraries to […]

CJ ENM and Toei Animation join forces fo...

Korean entertainment conglomerate CJ ENM has entered into a strategic partnership with Japanese company Toei Animation. The deal is seen both as a content production alliance that spans motion picture television series and animation, and as a distribution pact that allows companies to access each other’s markets. Both companies have extensive libraries of existing content. […]

How anime influenced western animation

Did you know that there are a lot of popular western animations that are heavily inspired by Japanese anime? The reason is that Japan is known for its blockbuster animated series. Therefore, western cartoon companies have created the same products with fantastic themes and art style influenced by anime. For example, Kakegurui is a game […]

Super Hero trailer highlights new animat...

During a panel at today’s New York Comic Con, Toei Animation unveiled the world premiere trailer for the upcoming Dragon Ball Super: Super Heroes, the second animated film set in the world of Dragon ball super. RELATED: Dragon Ball Super: Superhero Movie Gets Trailer The new trailer only highlights a handful of scenes from completed […]

‘Gintama THE VERY FINAL’ makes US theatr

The countdown to destruction has begun! The third and final fan favorite movie Gintama anime franchise, Gintama THE VERY FINAL, will be released in theaters nationwide thanks to Fathom Events and Eleven Arts, following its release in Japan earlier this year. The new feature will screen in select theaters on Sunday, November 21 at 3 […]

Funimation Unveils Official “My Hero Aca

Tickets are now on sale at fandango, for the eagerly awaited My Hero Academia: Mission of the Heroes of the World animated animated adventure; the film, screened in English subtitles and dubbing, arrives in more than 1,500 theaters in the United States and Canada on October 29. The deployment of international outings: Australia, New Zealand, […]

CAGR value, SWOT analysis and EBITA anal...

Global Animation and Games Market Study Highlights Key Market Trends Tracked Amid COVID-19 Pandemic The global coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on all industries across the globe with the Animation and Game market being no exception. As the global economy crumbles, Market research store published a report on the global Animation and Games […]

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Anime movi...

Animation Toei unveiled a new world premiere at its New York Comic Con panel on Thursday trailer for Dragon Ball Super: Super Heroes, the second animated film of Dragon ball super franchise. The trailer features footage of completed portions of the film. The video introduces new characters, which the film’s staff teases are associated with […]

‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ Story A

It’s here! Ahead of its previously announced release date, Crisp just shared that the popular animated series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado, Bow of Steadfast Resolve (in additional languages) and Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train are now streaming for subscribers. The series and film will be available in English, […]

Toei Animation and Fathom Events Screen ...

Screening available in dubbing, subtitles, celebrates the 1000th episode of the anime Animation Toei and Fathom Events announced on Monday that they will be hosting a special theatrical screening of the One Piece Film Strong World animated film to celebrate the upcoming 1000th episode of the A play lively. The film will be screened with […]

Check out the 2nd Court OP animation for...

The second courtyard 86 EIGHTY-SIXthe television anime adaptation based on the mecha sci-fi light novel series written by Asato Asato and illustrated by Shirabii about soldiers trapped in a hopeless war is currently in full swing, and Aniplex has released the new opening animation of the series on Youtube. The OP animation video (below) features […]

An overview of the Bangladesh animation ...

A scene from the animated short film Captain Kathal. “> A scene from the animated short film Captain Kathal. Whether it’s Miyazaki romanticizing the monotonous chores of everyday life, the slapstick humor that permeates Tom and Jerry, or the satire seen in Rick and Morty – animation as an art form deals with a range […]

Crunchyroll to broadcast “Demon Slayer:

Crisp will air two arcs from the hugely popular animated series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – fans will once again be invited to travel with Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc – Premiere on Sunday October 10. The seven-episode arc adapts the popular movie with an original […]

Animation and Gaming Market Research Rep...

The increased preference for creating high definition (HD) content, especially for video marketing, due to higher resolution, significantly higher pixel count, and improved content quality compared to the Standard definition content is likely to have a positive impact on growth. The increased use of 3D animated videos to create graphic illustrations of various pieces of […]

Mugen’s ‘Demon Slayer’ train arc goes to

Two bows from the very popular animated series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba will air soon for Funimation and Crunchyroll subscribers, inviting fans to travel again with Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke. In addition to the previous announcement Arc of the entertainment district, Aniplex of America Brings Everyone Together for Global Streaming Debut of Mugen […]

Crunchyroll and Fuji TV inks development...

Crunchyroll, a global anime brand and streamer, and Japanese TV channel Fuji TV are teaming up to bring fans more anime through the development and production of new series. These titles will air in Japan on Fuji TV’s + Ultra programming block and air on Crunchyroll in more than 200 countries and territories. Through this […]

After TV shows, China takes on comics an...

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After online games and TV talent shows, comics and animation appear to be China’s next target list as it seeks to ban children’s entertainment platforms that promote “violence, blood, vulgarity or pornography ”. “TV stations must resolutely resist bad plots and broadcast only excellent cartoons with healthy content and promote truth, goodness and beauty,” the […]

Chinese Animation Fans Demand Rating Sys...

The photo taken on July 17, 2021 shows statues of some characters from the Japanese animated series Ultraman at a shopping mall in Chongqing. Photo: CFP Chinese animation fans are asking the country’s television regulators to formulate a rating system because they fear their beloved collections, such as the Japanese manga series Detective Conan and […]

The annual comic and animation festival ...

The 17th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival will open at Baima Lake Animation Plaza in Hangzhou on September 29. As the annual carnival of national manga enthusiasts, this year CICAF will feature exhibitions, forums, a trade fair, auctions and competitions. Lake Baima will be the main festival site supported by 10 satellite sites across […]

The One-Punch Man artist did cooler anim...

One-Punch Man artist Yusuke Murata surprised fans with a short animation, and it had been a while since Saitama had looked so good-looking. The legendary artist of the Man with a fist manga, Yusuke Murata, posted his own anime adaptation on Twitter, and fans are praising the quality as being far superior to that of […]

Dragon Ball Super Fan Animation pits Ult...

The Arc Granolah the Survivor currently tells the story of the intergalactic bounty hunter attempting revenge against the Saiyan race in the pages of Dragon ball super manga, with the Prince of Saiyans receiving a lot of attention thanks to unleashing the power of Ultra Ego. While Vegeta recently dealt Goku a serious blow with […]

Crunchyroll and Fuji TV announce + Ultra...

Global anime brand Crunchyroll and Japanese TV channel Fuji TV today announce a partnership that will bring fans more anime through the development and production of new series. These titles will air in Japan on Fuji TV’s + Ultra programming block and air on Crunchyroll in more than 200 countries and territories. Through this partnership, […]

Animation in Film Festival announces the...

Animation is Film has announced the competition lineup and other special events for the fourth edition of the festival, which will take place October 22-24 at the TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood. The program includes 12 feature films in competition as well as 20 programs in total including short films. The festival will open with […]

“The Same Storm” will open the Austin Fi

Thursday the Austin Film Festival unveiled its 2021 lineup, featuring 26 world, North American and American premieres, featuring Oscar nominee Peter Hedges The same storm like his opening night movie. Feature film examining the uproar of the Covid-19 pandemic features a stacked cast, starring Noma Dumezweni, Mary-Louise Parker, Sandra Oh, Elaine May, Raúl Castillo, Ato […]

Kyoto Animation uploads 2 MUNTO TV anime...

To announce the release of by MUNTO Blu-ray Box in December, Kyoto Animation has uploaded the first two episodes of their first original TV animated series to YouTube – in 4K! Although Blu-rays are only 1080p, the animation studio has scaled the 2009 series all the way to 4K for the series’ very first digital […]

Netflix’s ‘Summit of the Gods’ to Open F

Animation The fourth edition of Animation The Is Film Festival (AIF) returns in person October 22-24 at the TCL Chinese 6 in Hollywood and will kick off the opening night with the North American premiere of Netflix“Le Sommet des Dieux”, the breathtaking French 2D feature film from director Patrick Imbert (“The Big Bad Fox and […]

Animation Is Film Festival 2021 will ope...

The festival returns in person to Hollywood next month with the West Coast premieres of GKids’ “Belle” and Neon’s “Flee”. The fourth annual Animation Is Film (AIF) festival returns in person October 22-24 at TCL Chinese 6 in Hollywood, and kicks off opening night with the North American premiere of Netflix’s “Top of the Gods”, […]

Crunchyroll announces nearly 30 animated...

Crunchyroll, the global anime brand, today announces nearly 30 series as part of the upcoming anime season, including End Platinum, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, SAKUGAN and the Crunchyroll Original series Elevated Guardian Spice – plus returning favorites and two short films joining the Crunchyroll catalog. Blade Runner: Black Lotus […]

LA’s Animation Is Film Fest will present

The official website of GKIDS, Annecy, and Variety Animation Is Film Festival magazine revealed on Wednesday that the France-Luxembourg animated film by Jiro Taniguchi‘s The Summit of the Gods (Kamigami no Itadaki) will open the festival in Los Angeles on October 22. The film’s North American premiere screening with an in-person Q&A from director Patrick […]

Crunchyroll announces anime slate for fa...

Crunchyroll has just announced a new fall 2021 program with more than 30 series, including End Platinum, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, SAKUGAN and the Crunchyroll Original series High Guardian Spices. Check out the trailers for the titles airing on Crunchyroll this season: Blade Runner: Black Lotus – (A Crunchyroll […]

Funimation offers more than 20 titles fo...

World leader in anime Funimation brings this fall an anime attack of over 20 titles from the edge of your seat, ranging from returning favorites to the all-new simulcast series. With a variety of series fresh from Japan – both subtitled and dubbed – this season will offer something for everyone, from action-packed adventures to […]

Demon Slayer Animation Studio Founder Ap...

Hikaru Kondo, president and founder of Demon slayer Ufotable animation studio, issued a public apology after admitting charges of tax evasion. In July, the Tokyo prosecutor’s office issued a formal indictment against Ufotable and Kondo. That month, the animation company and Kondo released a statement denying the allegations and said they believed they had paid […]

The Best Animation of 2021 (So Far)

Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos by Apple TV+/YouTube, Netflix, Disney+ and Adult Swim So far 2021 is shaping up to be a big year for contemporary animation, with streaming services investing heavily in the medium’s future after the pandemic made the value of moving pictures that can be produced from a safe distance even clearer. While most […]

The best drawing tablets for animation i...

The best tablets for animation have democratised the field of animation like never before. Now, anyone with a decent tablet, the right software and an eye for drawing can try their hand at learning animation, and if you want to get into animating professionally, you will absolutely need to know your way around a tablet.  […]

One Piece Fan Animation Creates God-Like...

A play has a lot of incredibly powerful characters that complement the heroes and villains of the Grand Line world, but one of them is definitely not Usopp, the Straw Hat Pirates sniper who is often used as Comedic relief in a number of hairier adventures that Luffy and his crew encounter. With a fan […]

Blockbuster ‘Demon Slayer’ summoned to B

The global phenomenon that breaks all records Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train arrives with a Limited Edition Blu-ray from Aniplex of America and a Standard Edition Blu-ray from Funimation for the first time in the US on December 21. The Aniplex of America Limited Edition Blu-ray comes with a CD of […]

Global animation and games market 2021 w...

Global Animation and Games Market Overview, Regional Analysis, Market Share and Competitive Analysis The global animation and games market report comprehensively elaborates on current trends, drivers and restraints aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of the animation and games industry. The report also presents the risks and emphasizes the solutions that can be used to […]

From Avatar to Totally Spies, can wester...

Anime and manga have become more than just a way to consume stories from Japan, and have become a way of life for fans in Japan and abroad. From the late 90s and early 2000s, Japanese media quickly became mainstream and were touted as a more serious and cooler alternative to Western productions. The whole […]

Groundbreaking Anime Starring Deaf Hero ...

All hail the future king! Global anime leader Funimation has announced it will be the exclusive global streaming site for the groundbreaking new fantasy epic Ranking of kings, from Aniplex. The series, telling the inspiring story of young deaf prince Bojji and his mysterious outcast friend Kage, will debut on Funimation with English subtitles on […]

Funimation, Gonzo Stream Ragnarok – The

Episodes will be available for free from September 2 to November 30 Funimation announced Thursday that she and Gonzo are teaming up to air all episodes of the Ragnarok animation, Witch blade, and Busted angel anime on their respective Youtube canals. The episodes will be available for free from Thursday through November 30. Funimation Airs […]

Netflix acquires “Le Sommet des Dieux”

Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights (excluding France, Benelux, China, Japan and Korea) to the animated feature film The Summit of the Gods (The Summit of the Gods), based on the popular manga series written and illustrated by Jiro Taniguchi, originally based on the 1998 novel by Baku Yumemakura. The film premiered earlier this year […]

Type-Moon Games Releases Ufotable’s Open

To celebrate the release of the visual novel game, Type-Moon Games has uploaded the entire Tsukihime remake the opening animation video on his official YouTube channel. It was originally revealed in December 2020 as part of the trailer for Tsukihime: A piece of blue glass moon, but is now available as a standalone video. Trailer […]

Gate of Nightmares smartphone game revea...

Square Enix aired a short version of the opening animation video on Friday for its Door of Nightmares RPG for smartphone, which will feature character design and world building by Fairy tale and Edens Zero manga creator Hiro Mashima. Square Enix also released a character trailer for Azel on Saturday. The cast includes (Note: Romanizations […]

One-Punch Man Animation brings Garou’s m

When it comes to Man with a fist, it’s hard to imagine anyone who could give the story a hard time. He might not look like it, but Saitama is incredibly strong and has very little problem defeating the strongest enemies. Of course, the villainous Garou is hoping to change that, and one fan has […]

Fist of the North Star director Masami S...

Veteran animator, director and character creator Masami Suda has passed away at the age of 77. According to Nikkan Sports, the host would have died on August 1, 2021. Hisashi Kagawa, among many other figures in the anime industry, offered his condolences via social media. [Thanks, Nikkan!] Born in 1943, Suda was one of the […]

Japan’s animation industry sales drop 1.

A sign from a film based on the popular Japanese manga “Demon Slayer” by Koyoharu Gotoge is seen in a movie theater in Tokyo on the opening day of the film on October 16, 2020. (Photo Kyodo) TOKYO: Sales in the Japanese animation production industry fell 1.8% year on year in 2020, the first decline […]

Japan’s animation industry sales drop 1.

Sales in Japan’s animation production industry fell 1.8% year on year in 2020, the first drop in a decade, as blockbuster films such as the manga series’ record-breaking hit hit “Demon Slayer” failed to offset the impact of the pandemic, according to a credit research firm. Industry sales totaled 251.1 billion yen ($2.3 billion) last […]

Cartoon Network to Co-Produce Original A...

Anime is becoming more and more popular these days, and its impact is keenly felt in the United States. As shown in demon slayer and my hero academia dominate streaming, it was only a matter of time before cable networks jumped on the trend. That’s why Cartoon Network wants to spearhead its own productions, and […]

MVM acquires Aria The Animation – News

Blu-ray release scheduled for October 25, with a 13-part series from 2005 MVM‘s Anime online website lists a 13-part Blu-ray edition of the TV series Aria the Animation, for release on October 25. The series aired in 2005. MVM also noted that the disc comment “should be the same” as the US edition released by […]

‘Kakushigoto’ theatrical edition airs ex

Funimation offers a special chance to established fans of Kakushigoto as well as newcomers get the chance to be immersed in this delightful, albeit bizarre, father-daughter tale this week. From Friday August 6 Kakushigoto Theatrical edition will air on the anime platform exclusively in multiple territories around the world. From Kouji Kumeta’s manga, Kakushigoto is […]

Kyoto Animation Arson Attack Haunts New ...

(Note: Spoilers follow.) The story follows the intertwined destinies of Fujino and Kyomoto, two future mangaka we meet as high school students. (It’s no coincidence that the first character in “Fujino” and the second in “Kyomoto” make up the name Fujimoto.) The artists pursue their ambitions together, then separately, in a harrowing tale of rivalry, […]

“Witches of the East” in theaters July 1

After debuting July 9 at the Film Forum, Julien Faraut’s live-action/animated documentary, The Witches of the Eastwill be released in select theaters in the United States and Canada starting July 16. The film follows the Japanese women’s volleyball team, formerly a group of women textile workers from Osaka, on their way to the 1964 Olympics […]