Actor Nichole Sakura, who voices the film’s titular character, shares how summers spent as a kid in Japan provided unique insight into her role, and helping write the English dub, on Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, born of his survivor’s guilt having lived through the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011.
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Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild Bunch International, and Eurozoom will distribute the anime film in theaters internationally beginning April 12, 2023.
The ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ director has been onboarded by Paramount, Bad Robot, and Toho to adapt the animated romantic fantasy drama, considered a modern Japanese classic.
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.
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.
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.
Former FX executive, who helped launch network’s ‘Cake’ animation and live-action anthology series, will oversee animated feature and short film slate for J. J. Abrams' production company, including Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’
Makoto Shinkai’s highly acclaimed anime special edition release, from Shout! Factory, includes bonus features CD soundtrack; feature length documentary; interview with the director; ‘Weather Front’ featurette; and more.
Go behind-the-scenes of Makoto Shinkai’s critically-acclaimed anime, about a young boy who runs away from home and befriends an orphan girl who can manipulate weather, as the art director discusses environments and design.
GKIDS and Shout! Factory Blu-ray + DVD and SteelBook releases coming September 15; limited-edition collector's set being released in November.
Makoto Shinkai’s latest is an aesthetically pleasing animated tapestry with characters and relationships that are funny, dramatic and real.
Jérémy Clapin’s intelligent and thought-provoking feature wins grand prize at third annual AIF event; 'Marona’s Fantastic Tale' awarded Special Jury Prize.
GKIDS and Shout! Factory brings home Shuji Iwai’s mysterious tale of everyday teenage life, with bonus footage including director interview.
Running October 18-20, the festival will showcase 10 new animated features and special presentations, including ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Ne Zha,’ ‘White Snake’ and ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane.’
The follow-up to the acclaimed Japanese director’s 2016 anime feature ‘Your Name’ arrives in theaters in Japan on July 19.
Character designer Masayoshi Tanaka, animation director Atsushi Tamura, and art director Hiroshi Takiguchi returning for Shinkai’s latest anime feature.
Honorees include Arthur de Pins, Megan Nicole Dong, Dorota Kobiela, Kirsten Lepore, Kira Lehtomaki, Dave Mullins, Julia Pott, Carlos Puertolas, Dana Terrace, Nora Twomey.
Japan’s biggest box office hit of the year arrives in North American theaters April 7; advance tickets available now.
2017 program highlights include opening night screenings of ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ and ‘Revolting Rhymes,’ spotlight screening of Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name,’ and closing day film ‘Ancien and the Magic Tablet.’
Funimation Films will debut animated global pop culture phenomenon in both English-language dub and Japanese with English subtitles.
New York International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 20th Anniversary run February 24 – March 19 with an opening weekend lineup including ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Your Name.’
Studio Ghibli co-production ‘The Red Turtle,’ directed by Michael Dudok de Wit, is named runner up for the award.
Makoto Shinkai’s anime feature debuts to $41 million in China, and passes Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ to become the second-largest-grossing Japanese film of all time; Disney’s CG-animated ‘Moana’ rules North American box office for second weekend in a row.