In his animation directorial debut, the manga illustrator and character designer on anime like ‘I Want to Eat Your Pancreas’ and ‘I Fall in Love With You Through a Robot’ explores the mystery and fragility of life and death through the story of three troubled teenagers who summon a spirit that can answer any question.
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The 5th annual Animation is Film featured juried competitions as well as the U.S. premiere of Henry Selick’s ‘Wendell & Wild,’ and first looks at Dreamwork Animation’s ‘Puss In Boots: The Last Wish’ and Disney’s ‘Strange World.’
Based on the book by Akihiro Nishino, the heralded film tells a tale of friendship, courage and hope; also coming to digital May 17 and Blu-ray + DVD combo May 31.
The film, based on the popular book by Akihiro Nishino, tells a tale of friendship, courage and hope; coming to digital May 17 and Blu-ray + DVD combo May 31.
From Studio Ghibli and Academy Award-nominated director Isao Takahata, GKIDS and Shout! Factory bring the popular animated films to limited edition Steelbook; both Blu-ray & DVD combo packs feature hours of bonus features and will be released April 19.
The concluding chapter of creator Hideaki Sorachi’s celebrated series hits home video in a package with both versions of the film and some enticing exclusive features.
Releasing in North American for the first time, the conclusion of the popular manga franchise drops on digital January 25 and Blu-ray + DVD combo pack on February 8; preorder now from Shout! Factory to receive an exclusive poster.
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the highly acclaimed stop-motion animated film returns to theaters tomorrow, for one night only; presented in select cinemas nationwide, tickets are now on sale.
Also coming to all major digital platforms, the live-action / animated hybrid fairy tale features a modern twist on the classic ballet; part of #PBSForTheArts, the film will be presented November 26 on PBS platforms.
AIF returns October 22-24 with 12 features in competition, 20 programs overall with shorts, premieres, and Q&As; ‘Studio on the Big Screen’ program features Pixar’s ‘Luca,’ Netflix’s ‘The Mitchells vs the Machines,’ and ‘Vivo,’ and other films that didn't receive a theatrical release.
High-definition studio editions of LAIKA’s acclaimed animated films include interviews, behind-the-scenes looks, feature-length storyboards, and featurettes; ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Blu-ray+DVD release follows on September 14.
Fathom Events, LAIKA, Shout! Factory and Park Circus team up to bring the highly acclaimed stop-motion movies back to theaters; screenings will also feature exclusive bonus 'making of' content.
AIF is back this Fall as a hybrid on-site / virtual festival after 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic; produced by GKIDS in partnership with the Annecy Festival, event embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form.
Combo pack of ‘Coraline’ and ‘The Boxtrolls’ drops August 31, with ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ following September 20; bonus features include interviews, behind the scenes looks, feature-length storyboards, and featurettes.
Content deal with Shout! Factory brings popular anime features to the streaming platform including ‘Millennium Actress,’ ‘Liz and the Blue Bird,’ and ‘Penguin Highway; award-winning ‘In This Corner of the World’ will join the line-up in 2022.
Based on the popular flash animation series by Ping Zhang, the animated fantasy adventure comes to DVD and Blu-ray+ DVD combo pack May 11.
Studio’s award-winning stop-motion / CG animated films ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Boxtrolls,’ ‘ParaNorman,’ and ‘Coraline’ will head to small screens nationwide; new bonus content, collectible packaging, and specialty releases will be announced in the coming months.
‘Spirited Away;’ ‘Castle in the Sky;’ ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service;’ ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind;’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro;’ and others.
Company snags North American rights to release the CGI animated family film across all major entertainment platforms and in all packaged media.
Cult-favorite anime anthology’s release includes a two-disc Blu-ray set, nine cocktail recipe cards, and four collectible coasters coming, to DVD and digital January 19; now available for preorder!
Tomokazu Sakamoto and Tatsuya Akagi share their efforts, with support from the franchise’s late creator, Monkey Punch, to respectfully depict iconic 2D anime characters in the 3D/CG style more familiar to international audiences.
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.
Dr. God comedy troupe member and series showrunner Neil Garguilo talks about the ‘fun’ trouble he and his creative partners get into in Season 2 of their uniquely warped show.