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Crunchyroll Drops ‘Suzume’ Trailer Along with A-list Japanese Cast Reveal

Makoto Shinkai’s latest film follows 17-year-old Suzume as she travels across Japan to close mysterious doors which, when open, usher in destruction and disaster.

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New Trailer Released for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Suzume’

In the ‘Your Name’ and ‘Weathering with You’ director’s latest film, Nanoka Hara voices Suzume, a young woman who finds herself opening a series of doors to disaster that take her on a mysterious journey; slated for a November 11 release in Japan, it rolls out in major territories in early 2023.

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Crunchyroll Nabs ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond’

The anime powerhouse has picked up global distribution and marketing rights for the feature inspired by the popular fantasy-adventure anime series ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime;’ the film is scheduled to debut in Japan in November 2022 and globally in early 2023.

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Crunchyroll Acquires ‘Trigun Stampede’

The classic anime has been reborn as a new series slated for release in 2023 via simulcast from Japan in more than 200 countries and territories; more details will be revealed July 2 at Anime Expo 2022.

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GKIDS Acquires Atsuko Ishizuka’s ‘Goodbye, Don Glees!’ North American Rights

The animated feature tells the story of 3 childhood friends who, over the course of a summer, discover that life is leading them onto very different paths; film slated for theatrical release later this year.

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Crunchyroll Nabs Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Suzume no Tojimari’ at Cannes

The anime platform teams up with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Wild Bunch to secure distribution rights for the ‘Your Name’ director’s upcoming film; slated for November 11 release in Japan, the film rolls out in major territories in early 2023.

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Global Screen Nabs Rights to ‘The Last Whale Singer’ Animated Feature

Created by Telescope Animation using Unreal Engine 5, the film tells the story of a teenage humpback whale who must face his fears and summon a mystical song to save the oceans from a monstrous creature.

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WarnerMedia Kids & Family EMEA Nabs ‘Jade Armor’ Broadcast Rights

TeamTO’s original series follows a teenage heroine who uncovers unexpected family secrets; show is slated for release on HBO Max and Cartoon Network in EMEA later this year.

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‘Jade Armor’ Heads to Cartoon Network and HBO Max in early 2022.

Developed by an all-female creative team, TeamTo’s original animated series follows an ordinary girl who is unexpectedly transformed into a legendary superhero.

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Shout! Studios Acquires North American Distribution Rights for ‘Coppelia’

Combing animation with ballet, the live-action hybrid film is a modern retelling of a love story between Swan and Franz; ballerina Michaela DePrince leads an impressive ensemble of international dancers.