Shinbo’s ‘Fireworks’ Lights Up U.S. Theaters This Week

Producer Genki Kawamura discusses the making of this time-bending animated feature. By Charles Solomon At a time when American filmmakers have attempted to remake anime properties in ... Continue Reading →
My Hero Academia

‘My Hero Academia’ Now Enrolling Young Superheroes!

***This review originally appeared in the June/July ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine*** My Hero Academia: Season Two, Part One Funimation $84.98; 4 discs DVD and Blu-ray; Deluxe edition ... Continue Reading →

FLCL: The Return of the Alien

Director Kazuto Arai delivers two new seasons of the intriguing and ... Continue Reading →

Digimon Adventure tri.: Digital Pets for the Big Screen

  Motonaga Digimon Adventure tri. director Keitaro Motonaga discusses his epic six-feature undertaking. Created ... Continue Reading →

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales: Fantastic Fables from France

Imbert and Renner Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Meet the Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
Dear Basketball

‘Dear Basketball’: An All-Star Team-Up

Dear Basketball NBA legend Kobe Bryant taps animation icon Glen Keane to animate him for the short Dear Basketball, which ... Continue Reading →
In This Corner of the World

‘In This Corner of the World’ Could Be Strong Oscar Contender

Sunao Katabuchi focuses on the ordinariness of one Japanese couple’s lives as the specter of war looms in the award-winning In This Corner of the World. Earlier this year, Sunao ... Continue Reading →

30 Years, 30 Great Anime Titles

Akira Cowboy Bebop Boy and the Beast Ghost in the Shell Dragon ... Continue Reading →

Dreams, Made Real

Isao Takahata Suzuki The chance to work with Studio Ghibli lured ... Continue Reading →