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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.

Anime Headline News

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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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.

The Goji World Smiles Again! Headline News

Godzilla and the Titans Will Wreak More Havoc in Apple TV+ Monsterverse Series

In the freshly ordered kaiju show, humans will come to grips with the reality that monsters exist and uncover the secrets of the shadowy organization known as Monarch.

Go Go Gojira! Headline News

Netflix’s ‘Godzilla Singular Point’ Debuts June 24

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 21, 2021 at 4:15pm

New original ‘Godzilla’ anime series from bones and Orange combines hand-drawn and CG animation to tell the story of a grad student and an engineer brought together by a mysterious song to lead the fight against an unimaginable force.

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Creating a More Human Kong in ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Weta Digital animates key emotional sequences that capture the battling primate’s older, wiser, and more humanoid side; studio also delivers 13 hero environments including Hollow Earth and a military base in Antarctica.

May the Best Monster Win Headline News

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Success Signals Good News for Movie Theaters

The titanic smash-em-up demolished previous COVID-19 era U.S. theatrical box office takes with $9.6 million debut and $48.5 million 5-day opening weekend, that coupled with $236.9 million international cume, indicates movie theaters may not be dead…yet.

Dept. of No Way! Headline News

Go Go Gojira: Original ‘Godzilla Singular Point’ Anime Series Heading to Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 12, 2020 at 12:51pm

Coming to the streaming giant in 2021, show features a brand-new story and cast, and is being produced by bones (‘My Hero Academy’) and Orange (‘Beastars’).

OIAF 2017 Headline News

Defiance Dominates Official Selections at OIAF 2017

Ottawa International Animation Festival selects 92 films from 1,992 entries, including ‘The Story of O.J.,’ designed and animated by The Mill and Titmouse, Clyde Petersen’s ‘Torrey Pines,’ Eva Cvijanovic’s ‘Hedgehog’s Home,’ and ‘My Father’s Room’ from South Korean director Nari Jang.

OIAF 2017 Headline News

Two Masaaki Yuasa Features to Compete at OIAF 2017

Two films -- Annecy Cristal winner ‘Lu Over the Wall’ and ‘Night is Short, Walk On Girl’ -- from Japanese anime director Masaaki Yuasa to compete at the 41st edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Michael Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Swims Home May 2

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital release of Oscar-nominated Studio Ghibli co-production packed with bonus features including behind-the-scenes featurettes & AFI Fest Q&A with director Michael Dudok de Wit.

Legendary Pictures Headline News

Rob Letterman Helming Legendary’s ‘Detective Pikachu’ Pokémon Movie

Hybrid CG-animation/live-action film following a new character and storyline in the Pokémon universe is being scripted by ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ writer Nicole Perlman and ‘Gravity Falls’ creator Alex Hirsch.

Michaël Dudok de Wit Headline News

Studio Ghibli Co-Production ‘The Red Turtle’ Sets Oscar-Qualifying Run

Studio Ghibli’s first feature co-production directed by Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit to screen in New York and Los Angeles beginning November 18, followed by a national rollout in January 2017.

Polygon Pictures Headline News

Polygon Pictures Producing New ‘Godzilla’ Anime Feature for TOHO

Godzilla's first-ever animated feature film to be produced by the Tokyo-based animation studio behind Production I.G’s ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ ‘Knights of Sidonia,’ and the forthcoming ‘Blame!’ to be written by Gen Urobuchi  and directed by Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita.

Studio Ghibli Headline News

Michaël Dudok de Wit’s ‘The Red Turtle’ Set for September 2016 Release Date

Dutch director and animator’s debut feature is being co-produced by France’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s Studio Ghibli, with Isao Takahata serving as artistic producer.