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Preservation Headline News

Cinelicious Completes 4K Restoration of ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

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.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

GKIDS Picks Up Studio Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Studio Ghibli’s ‘Marnie’ Arrives on Blu-ray Oct. 6

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.

Short Films Headline News

3D Miyazaki Tribute Made with Open-Source Software

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.

Anime Headline News

Latest ‘Naruto’ Feature to See Theatrical Run

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.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

LOOK: Background Art from Studio Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away’

In celebration of the anime classic’s Blu-ray release, AWN obtains exclusive images of scene paintings from Studio Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away,’ available from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Serious Lunch Named Global Rep for Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ronja’

U.K. distributor Serious Lunch to handle international rollout of the Studio Ghibli animated series directed by Goro Miyazaki, ‘Ronja, the Robber's Daughter.’

Smith Micro Software Headline News

Smith Micro Announces Anime Studio 11

Latest Anime Studio release streamlines animation production for studios and professionals with frame-by-frame design and raster-like characteristics with natural freehand drawing and painting for more life-like results.

Dentsu Entertainment Headline News

Evolution Appointed Licensing Agent for ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ and ‘LBX’

Dentsu Entertainment and LEVEL-5 appoint leading licensing and merchandising agency to bring hugely popular multimedia franchises to the U.S. and Canadian markets.

Music & Sound Headline News

Geek Orchestra Performs Anime, Cartoon & Game Music May 30

‘MiLESTONES: A Concert of Anime, Cartoon, and Video Game Anniversaries’ celebrating milestone anniversaries of childhood favorites to be performed on Saturday, May 30 at The Sheen Center in Manhattan.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure’ Arrives on DVD July 28

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to release the complete first season of ‘Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure’ based on the popular manga series by Hirohiko Araki.