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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 […]

Dragon Ball Fan Animation Creates Epic G...

Stephen Universe storyboard artist Etienne Guignard animated their take on what Ultra Instinct Goku would look like against Ultra Ego Vegeta. Professional storyboard artist Etienne Guignard has released an animated short that once again pits Dragon Ball’s Goku against Vegeta. The new short was posted via Guignard’s Twitter account and features Goku, in his silver-haired […]

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.  […]

Demon Slayer Animation Studio founder ad...

The founder of Ufotable, the animation studio behind the Demon Slayer anime, admitted to having incurred tax evasion charges totaling approximately. 1.25 million US dollars. Hikaru Kondo, founder and president of Demon slayer Ufotable animation studio, admitted having been charged with tax evasion and issued a public apology. The Tokyo prosecutor’s office issued a formal […]

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 […]