‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Returns to Theaters
Due to popular demand, GKIDS is bringing its biggest release to-date back to US theaters for two days only! Studio Ponoc’s dazzling debut feature (directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi) will be back on the big screen on Sat., Feb. 24 (English dub) and Mon., Feb. 26 (English sub).
Crunchyroll Sets Anime Awards Hosts, Presenters
Hosted by Anthony Carboni (The Star Wars Show) and Erika Ishii (Geek and Sundry), the japanimation celebration will feature special appearances and presenters including voice actors Caitlin Glass (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card), Stephanie Sheh (Naruto Shippuden, Sailor Moon Crystal) and Todd Haberkorn (Fairy Tail) as well as Green Day Packers player Mike Daniels, plus performances by cosplayer Jenni Hashimoto and music group Alice underground.
The awards show will take place Feb. 24 at the Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles; tickets are on sale now.
Kate Purdy Wins WGA Animation Award
Purdy scored the only animated project prize at the 2018 Writers Guild of America Awards over the weekend for her brilliant BoJack Horseman episode “Time’s Arrow.” Also nominated were Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux (Bob’s Burgers), Simon Rich (The Simpsons), Brian Kelley (The Simpsons) and BoJack colleague Joanna Calo. The Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing prize went to the team behind Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Zero Dawn.
Sony Apologizes for ‘Peter Rabbit’ Movie’s Allergy Scene
You’d think there’d be at least one allergy sufferer on the team thinking it was a bad idea to show kids how to weaponize anaphylaxis, but who knows!
WATCH: Butch Hartman – Why I Left Nickelodeon
The creator of animated hits The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom is leaving the network-studio that has been his professional home since 1997. The always affable Hartman reflects on his time at Nick in the vid, and confirms that Bunsen Is a Beast won’t get any new seasons.
WATCH: ‘Rampage’ Official Trailer 2
See more of Dwayne Johnson’s gorilla pal with major growth spurt issue in the new spot, which reveals that the giant mutant wolf is an even bigger problem than we initially thought!! Directed by Brad Peyton, the flick also stars Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello and Jeffrey Dean. In theaters April 20.