Rick DeMott looks at how the standard of heart and humor plays into which films might receive Oscar nominations.
Eight companies that exited from the 2011 Tokyo Anime Fair (TAF) are teaming up for a new event, titled Anime Contents Expo, reports Variety. It will run from March 26-27, while TAF runs from March 24-27.
Find out what the director of the latest anime hit and potential Oscar nominee has to say about social networking and animation.
TOKYOPOP, the country's leading independent manga media company, Baker & Taylor Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, and e-commerce solution leader MashON, today announced the launch of the new TOKYOPOP Shop at www.TOKYOPOP.com.
Verizon’s FiOS TV customers now have on-demand access to the cultural phenomenon of Japanese animation known as “anime,” with the launch of the Anime Network on FiOS TV Video on Demand.
The comeback of the brand “BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion” marketed by the brand management and media company m4e AG and toy manufacturer Hasbro is in full swing.
Arguably one of the best anime of the 21st century thus far, Eden of the East spirals like a good William Gibson novel.
Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed its first third party representation deal with Sunwoo Entertainment.
FUNimation Channel, the only 24/7 HD Anime Network, has added four more series to its line up: Oh! Edo Rocket, Corpse Princess, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings, and Spice and Wolf.
FUNimation continues to provide not just anime, but great live-action flicks from the East! Here are the latest acquisitions.
Starz is teaming with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert to create a live-action remake of the anime NOIR, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
GKids, which helped THE SECRET OF KELLS earn an Oscar nod, will release Mamoru Hosoda's SUMMER WARS for an Oscar qualifying run, reports Variety.
The fate of the universe will be in the hands of a hero when the wildly popular anime series BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion Vol. 1, unleashes its power onto DVD November 9th from Nelvana Enterprises and Vivendi Entertainment.
After watching the first two episodes of Princess Jellyfish, I have to say, my hunch was correct. This is a refreshing bit of anime!
The new Con on the block, brought to us by Chase Wang, continues to grow. July is shaping up to be a good month for anime and manga fans.
It was only a matter of time before manga and anime apps appeared on the iPad. Fortunately, VIZ waited and definitely got it right. Check it out.
This tale of an anti-social girl that bonds with a stylish, outgoing Tokyo chick might be a refreshing departure from the usual anime dish.
Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment has teamed up with Tezuka Productions to bring Urasawa’s PLUTO to the big screen as a live-action/CG hybrid.
All right, I’ll keep this short. I love a good comedy. But despite its addictive theme song, Hetalia: Axis Powers is hardly noteworthy.