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‘ONI: Thunder God’s Tale’: Treasured Japanese Craft with a Universal Message

Dice Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo, and Sara K. Sampson’s exquisite and fun 4-part series debuts today on Netflix; set in a world of Japanese mythology, it follows an oddball creature’s free-spirited daughter and her determination to carry on the legacy of the mighty heroes of lore.

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Tonko House’s ‘ONI: Thunder God’s Tale’ Int’l Premiere Coming to VIEWFEST 2022

Only in Torino! Chapters 1 and 2 of Netflix’s highly anticipated CG and stop-motion animated series, set in a world of Japanese mythology, to screen October 15, followed by Q&A with EP Kane Lee.

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Netflix Drops ‘ONI: Thunder God’s Tale’ Official Trailer

From Oscar-nominated animation studio Tonko House, the 4-episode animated series, set in a world of Japanese mythology, follows an oddball creature’s free-spirited daughter and her determination to carry on the legacy of the mighty heroes of lore; the tale streams later this month.

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Netflix Drops Teaser Trailer for Tonko House’s ‘ONI: Thunder God’s Tale’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 7:07am

Dice Tsutsumi’s 4-episode animated series, set in a world filled with oddball gods and monsters of Japanese mythology, tells the tale of a brave, free-spirited girl who must fight to protect her peaceful village.

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Tonko House’s ‘ONI’ Series Lands Anime Screenwriter Mari Okada

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 10, 2021 at 9:43am

Currently in production at Netflix, the project, inspired by Japanese folklore, features a unique, handcrafted style designed by studio co-founder and show creator Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsumi; join production team for big reveal at today’s 9:00 pm Lightbox Expo talk, ‘Journey of Tonko House.’

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Netflix Hosting Free ‘Asian Creatives in Animation’ Virtual Event

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, seven top creative professionals will participate in a panel discussion on creating community and fostering diversity in the animation industry.

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BAAA Art Auction for Racial Justice Expands for New 3-Day Event

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:05am

Running June 19-22, auction adds original artwork from numerous noteworthy artists; all proceeds to benefit Equal Justice Initiative.

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BAAA Online Art Auction Supporting Equal Justice Initiative Now Open

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 1:13pm

Original works from Dice Tsutsumi, Robert Kondo, Kal Athannssov and other prominent industry creatives open for bids through June 14; all proceeds being donated to EJI.

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New ‘Moom’ Trailer Showcases Feature Aspirations for Tonko House

New CG-animated short from ‘The Dam Keeper’ directors Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi is an adaptation of the popular Japanese children’s book by film producer Genki Kawamura.

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Nominations for 87th Academy Awards Unveiled

Nominees for Best Animated Feature are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.’

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‘The Dam Keeper’ Tops Spark Animation 2014

Tonko House Studio's ‘The Dam Keeper’ wins the inaugural award for Best Animated Short; Vancouver Film School short ‘Religatio’ receives special mention for Best Student Film.