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Fox’s Tubi Strikes Anime Series Licensing Deal with Toei Animation

Nearly 500 episodes are added to its already extensive line-up of movies and TV series, including new installments of ‘One Piece,’ ‘Dr. Slump,’ ‘Slam Dunk,’ and ‘Ge-Ge-Ge No Kitaro.’

The Year’s Best Anime! Headline News

‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ Named Anime of the Year at Crunchyroll’s Anime Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:15am

Horror action series the top vote getter at 5th annual celebration, as 15 million global votes are cast in 18 award categories; ‘Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!’ named best animation.

Learning from Masters Headline News

Netflix and WIT Studio Partner Up for Anime Scholarship

Aspiring anime artists may apply to the WIT Animator Academy, a six-month program at Sasayuri Video Training Institute in Tokyo developed and taught in part by Studio Ghibli vet Hitomi Tateno.

Anime-zing! Netflix Headline News

‘DOTA: Dragon’s Blood’ Anime Series Coming to Netflix

Premiering March 25, new fantasy show based on the popular video game ‘DOTA 2’ tells the story of Davion, a renowned Dragon Knight devoted to wiping the scourge from the face of the earth.  

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WATCH: Official Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ Anime Series

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1:57pm

Coming March 4, Legendary Television’s new series, which continues the epic battles of Guillermo del Toro’s film franchise, finds teenage siblings fighting to survive after Kaiju overrun Australia.

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Goro Miyazaki Talks ‘Earwig and the Witch’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 2:45pm

Now showing in select U.S. theatres and premiering tomorrow on HBO Max, Studio Ghibli’s first fully 3D/CG feature, helmed by the iconic Oscar-winning Hayao Miyazaki’s son, pushes the venerated home of classic, hand-drawn 2D into the contemporary world of CGI.

Distribution Headline News

Nippon TV’s Inks Distribution Deal for ‘TSUKIMICHI-Moonlit Fantasy-’

Crunchyroll tapped to bring new anime to platforms worldwide; series is based on the award-winning novel and manga by Kei Azumi.

Spidey Senses Activated Headline News

February’s Crunchyroll Crate Contains Exclusive Plush Creature

The ‘Fantasy World’ themed crate boasts a plush version of the dungeon spider from the ‘So I’m a Spider, So What’ anime series.

Anime Headline News

Crunchyroll and Idris Elba to Develop ‘Dantai’ Sci-Fi Thriller

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 11:12am

The 'Luther' and 'Thor: Ragnarok' star's Green Door Pictures signs deal with leading anime brand to produce animated Afro-futuristic series set in a city where the rise of biotech has widened the gap between haves and have-nots.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Ultraman Leo’ Arrives on Blu-ray and Special Edition SteelBook April 13

The release of the seventh and final entry in the first ‘Ultraman’ series wave that premiered in 1974 includes all 51 half-hour episodes with high-definition video, the original Japanese soundtrack, as well as English subtitles; digital redemption will also be available from movieSpree.

Business Headline News

GKIDS Launches Official English-language Studio Ghibli Social Media Channels

Deal with the award-winning Studio Ghibli marks an extension of long-term partnership; US based distributer already handles famed animation studio’s North America theatrical and home video rights.

Anime Goodies Headline News

Now Available: ‘Gundam’ Limited-Edition Loot Crate Series

The first of the bi-monthly 4-crate collections pays tribute to ‘Mobile Suit Gundam Wing’ with a curated selection of exclusive lifestyle goods and gear.

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Skull Island’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ Anime Series in Development at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 9:53am

Adding to their extensive slate of previously announced anime projects, Netflix has greenlit two new series, from Legendary Television, based on hugely popular film and game franchises.

SVOD Headline News

‘Mobile Suit Gundam’ Now Streaming on Crunchyroll

Also known as ‘Mobile Suit Gundam 0079,’ the series complements the 10+ ‘Gundam’ titles currently available on the anime platform; all episodes are in both English dub and subtitles.

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Beyblade Burst Surge’ Season 5 Premieres February 20 on Disney XD

New episodes include new characters as well as fan favorites; season’s opening theme song ‘We Got the Spin’ now on the series official YouTube channel.

Virtual Events Headline News

Toei’s ‘World Trigger’ Global Livestream Watch Party January 30

Studio invites fans to join a special online event celebrating the popular sci-fi series featuring video and messages from the Japanese cast, screenings of episodes 1 & 2 of the new season, and post-episode discussions and giveaways.

Home Entertainment Headline News

‘Jiang Ziya’ Coming to Digital, Blu-ray and DVD February 9

The action-packed second chapter in the Fengshen Cinematic Universe follows a celestial army commander trying to earn his place amongst the gods.

Anime Headline News

Fan Voting Opens for Fifth Annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards

With nominations announced, fans can now vote on all their favorites - every day in every category - through January 22; winners to be revealed on February 19.

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