Toei Animation has entered into an agreement with Brazilian home video distributor PlayArte Pictures Entretenimento for ‘Saint Seiya’ series and films.
VIZ Media launches hit anime franchise in more than 100 territories throughout Europe and Africa, including the U.K.
Anime historian Kumi Kaoru’s unpopular position brings much-needed attention to the wink-wink-nudge-nudge world of subliminal child-porn imagery in Japanese manga and anime.
The latest masterpiece from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda opens in U.S. theaters nationwide on March 4; advance tickets for the original Japanese-language version & the new English dub version available starting February 5.
‘Dragon Ball Z’ licensed to Corporacion Ecuatoriana de TV.S.A. in Ecuador and Televisora Nicaraguense S.A. Canal 8 in Nicaragua; Saint Seiya sold to Televisora Nicaraguense S.A. Canal 8 in Nicaragua.
Playing in New York at the IFC Center, new English-language version of ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ director Isao Takahata’s 1991 animated feature, ‘Only Yesterday,’ expands to additional cities beginning February 26.
Second season of the legendary anime series continues in Episodes 69-89, set for release from VIZ Media this month as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and standard edition DVD Set.
Ninja action adventure anime series and feature films distributed by VIZ Media attract legions of ardent fans across Pan-Latin American market.
Japan’s beloved one-armed manga creator, social critic and war veteran Shigeru Mizuki dies at a Tokyo hospital on November 30.
GKIDS bringing complete 22-film Studio Ghibli retrospective to New York’s IFC Center December 11-31; Nationwide release of ‘Only Yesterday’ follows on February 26.
Australian-grown comedies include short-form series ‘Bill & Tony’ and ‘The Sketchy Show,’ short film ‘Lasso & Comet,’ and a pilot for ‘Monster Beach: The Series.’
‘Dragon Ball Super,” Toei’s latest animated series, set to premiere in 2016 on Turner’s action and anime channel.
New trailer and images available for comic sci-fi franchise in theaters for a limited engagement across U.S. and Canada on November 10, 11 and 16.
Hulu to be the exclusive streaming destination for the new English-language dubbed episodes for the reboot of the legendary anime series.
First-of-its-kind deal to see the 13 episode anime series based on the manga by Gamon Sakurai premiere on Netflix around the world in 2016.
Cinelicious, SpectreVision and The Cinefamily in Los Angeles team to present a 4K restoration of the Japanese anime feature ‘Belladonna of Sadness,’ directed by Eiichi Yamamoto (‘Astro Boy’) and produced by Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Productions.
GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Only Yesterday’ from Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award nominee Isao Takahata; new English-language version featuring Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel to receive 25th anniversary theatrical release winter 2016.
From ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Studio Ghibli’s ‘When Marnie Was There’ comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 6, 2015.
‘The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki,’ including all 11 of Miyazaki’s feature-length masterpieces in one spectacular 12-disc collection, is available on Blu-ray via Amazon.com on November 17, 2015.
The animated prequel to Shunji Iwai’s 2004 live action film shows us the imperfect origin to a great friendship.
French 3D artist dono employs open-source 3D creation suite Blender, Photoshop alternative GIMP, 3D renderer Octane and free compositing software Natron to create stunning 3D backgrounds from legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved classic films.
VIZ Media and Eleven Arts debut ‘Boruto: Naruto The Movie’ in over 80 major U.S. CITIES this October; Action-filled new anime adventure features the rebellious son of the legendary ninja Naruto who seeks to become an even greater ninja.
Longtime executive joined Toei Animation in 2004 as Director of Business Planning, and was named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises in Hong Kong in 2012.
Originally broadcast in Japan on Nippon TV, anime series is produced by MADHOUSE and adapted from the groundbreaking sci-fi/horror manga created by Hitoshi Iwaaki.