Daily News Bytes

daily-news-bytes-150

Only Yesterday, a Classic in Japanese Animation, Is a Delicate Beauty
L.A. Times’ Kenneth Turan applauds the long-awaited stateside arrival of Isao Takahata’s overlooked gem.

Oscars: 5 Things We Learned About the Animation Nominees
Learn about Pete Docter’s imaginary friend, how to impress Hayao Miyazaki and how to win over the Foo Fighters.

Iconix Taps John Haugh as CEO
Experienced retail exec to take the reins of company that owns Strawberry Shortcake on April 1.

This TED Fellow Is Bringing Ghibli-Style Animation to Pakistan
Usman Riaz talks about getting crowdfunded feature The Glassworker off the ground.

Animation Offers a Glimpse into the Life of a Child with Learning Difficulties
Swedish animator Erik Rosenlund explores the challenges of dyslexia and ADHD in Bokstavsbarn (“Letter Children”).

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday