Each week, Animation World Magazine offers new articles, special features and theme-based coverage of the art, craft and industry of animation. New this week:
- The Art of Monsters, Inc.Jerry Beck reviews The Art of Monsters, Inc., which showcases the film's development and concept art in all its glory. Get a peep at some of the industry's best in these 144 pages of inspiration.
- The Animation Pimp: Jimmy Neutron -- An Atomic ReactionThis month the Animation Pimp comments on Jimmy Neutron.
- Kamikakushi -- Anime Master Miyazaki's New AmbitionKumi Kaoru discusses Anime master Hayao Miyazaki's all time Japanese highest grossing film Spirited Away-- from its background to its meaning and whether or not Miyazaki succeeds at creating another masterpiece.
- Cinanima Celebrates 25 YearsCinanima, the Espinho International Animation Festival, celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. Abi Feijó relates the festival's beginnings and what it means to the Portuguese animation community. Includes a photo gallery!
- New from Japan: Anime Film ReviewsFred Patten reviews the latest anime releases including Black Magic M-66, Night on the Galactic Railroad, Battle of the Planets, Yamamoto Yohko, Starship Girl and Saint Tail.