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GKIDS Headline News

CLIP: Studio Ponoc’s Short Film Anthology ‘Modest Heroes’ in Theaters January 10 & 12

Animated anthology from Studio Ponoc follows the studio’s critically acclaimed 2017 release, ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower.’

Eleven Arts Headline News

Naoko Yamada’s ‘A Silent Voice’ Back in U.S. Cinemas for Two Days Only

Eleven Arts and Fathom Events partner to bring anime feature to more than 500 big screens nationwide on Monday, January 28 and Thursday, January 31.

Anime Headline News

Hulu, Funimation Expand Anime Partnership in New Multi-Year Deal

In Hulu’s largest deal for anime programming to date, Funimation to become a primary supplier for Hulu’s subtitled and dubbed content for popular series including ‘Tokyo Ghoul,’ ‘Attack on Titan’ and ‘My Hero Academia.’

Anime Headline News

Anime Feature ‘I want to eat your pancreas’ Headed to U.S. Cinemas February 7 & 10

Aniplex of America and Fathom Events partner to bring lauded coming-of-age tale to select big screens nationwide for special two-night event.

GKIDS Headline News

TRAILER: GKIDS Sets Theatrical Dates for Studio Ponoc Short Film Anthology ‘Modest Heroes’

Studio Ponoc’s animated anthology comes to more than 500 U.S. cinemas in the original Japanese and English-dubbed versions on January 10 & 12.

Masaaki Yuasa Headline News

Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over the Wall’ Arrives on Disc February 5

Award-winning animated feature from the director of ‘Mind Game’ and ‘Night is Short, Walk On Girl’ available February 5 on Blu-ray + DVD combo pack, DVD and digital download.

GKIDS Headline News

GIVEAWAY: Win Free Tickets to Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai’

From the celebrated director behind ‘The Boy and the Beast,’ soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together in U.S. theaters November 29 and December 5 & 8.

GKIDS Headline News

Studio Ponoc Short Film Anthology, ‘Modest Heroes,’ Headed to North America

GKIDS acquires North American rights to ‘Modest Heroes: Studio Ponoc Short Theatre, Volume 1’; theatrical release set for January 2019.

Festivals Headline News

GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Festival Pass to ANIMATION IS FILM!

Second annual edition running October 19-21 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood will present a selection of new animated features from Asia, Europe, South America and North America.

Festivals Headline News

Japan in the Spotlight at Second Annual ANIMATION IS FILM Festival

Studio Ponoc to debut new short film compilation, ‘Modest Heroes,’ from directors Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita and Hiromasa Yonebayashi.

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Sawako Kabuki

In which Chris Robinson asks animation professionals profoundly inane questions about the inner workings of their existence. Today's guests is Sawoko Kabuki, whose work is being screened at the 2018 GLAS Animation festival this week.

Animated Feature Films Blogs

Review: ‘Mary and The Witch’s Flower’ and ‘Have a Nice Day’

By Joe Strike | Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 5:07pm

At long last, AWN’s resident Miscreant returns to writing about animation – in particular, two recent features, From China and Japan, that couldn’t be more different.

indie animation ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Koji Yamamura

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today's featured animator is Koji Yamamura, whose work is being celebrated this week at Animafest Cyprus.

Indie Animators ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Naoyuki Tsuji

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today he screens the work of Japanese animator, Naoyuki Tsuji

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion - Classic Animation Revisited: the Karo and Piyobupt trilogy

Every Thursday, Chris Robinson takes a look at films from animation’s past. This week he screens an informal trilogy by Koji Yamamura.

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