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Gotta Run Fast From the Cops Headline News

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Creator Yuji Naka Arrested for Alleged Insider Trading

While details are few, we know the game developer was taken into custody last Friday along with two other former Square Enix employees, all charged with improper purchasing of shares in Aiming prior to the company’s announcement of a new game in the ‘Dragon Quest’ franchise.    

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

‘NieR:Automata Ver1.1a’ Series Cast, Trailer, and Image Revealed

The anime adaptation based on Square Enix and Platinum Games’ role-playing game that follows androids 2N, 9S, and A2 as they battle to reclaim Earth from alien mechanical beings, is set to release January 2023.

Business Headline News

Crunchyroll, Fuji TV, and Slow Curve + Ultra Partnership Kicks off with New Anime Titles

Companies shared new programming details at last week’s +Ultra event in Tokyo; previously announced ‘Estab Life: Great Escape’ to debut in April 2022 with newly revealed title ‘Ooyukiumi No Kaina’ coming in January 2023.

Innovative CG Showcase Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia Wraps First Hybrid Edition in Tokyo

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 24, 2021 at 10:30am

2021 conference brought together over 3,000 computer graphics industry attendees from 41 countries, overcoming significant obstacles to attend the live program at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan.

Innovative CG Showcase Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Hybrid Conference to Continue as Planned

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10:27am

With a comprehensive range of onsite safety and hygiene measures in place, event will welcome attendees in-person at the Tokyo International Forum from December 14-17; international attendees will join virtually from all over the world.

People Headline News

WildBrain CPLG Names Jasen Wright North America VP

In newly created role, veteran licensing executive will drive global expansion of entertainment brands and original IP including ‘Strawberry Shortcake,’ ‘Caillou,’ ‘Teletubbies,’ and ‘Chip & Potato.’

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Skull Island’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ Anime Series in Development at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 9:53am

Adding to their extensive slate of previously announced anime projects, Netflix has greenlit two new series, from Legendary Television, based on hugely popular film and game franchises.

Awards Headline News

MPSE Announces Nominees for 66th Golden Reel Awards

Animation and games featured in seven outstanding achievement in sound editing categories, while VFX-driven film and TV take spots in eight others.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

Chaos Group Announces Blockbuster Lineup for V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2016

Fourth annual event offers exclusive behind-the-scenes look at VFX for hit films, games and television; sneak peek at live VR rendering tech.

SIGGRAPGH 2016 Headline News

SIGGRAPH Unveils 2016 Games Program

Talks, courses, Real-Time LIVE! demos and production sessions with top-tier game studios such as Naughty Dog and Square Enix to explore AAA game titles including ‘Final Fantasy XV,’ ‘Uncharted 4,’ ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ and more.