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Alan Moore Is Retiring from the Comics World At a press conference for his upcoming novel Jerusalem, the legendary penman behind Watchmen and V for Vendetta announced he has “about ... Continue Reading →

Funimation Digs Up ‘Empire of Corpses’ Trailer

Funimation has released the official trailer for the English dubbed version of Ryoutarou Makihara and WIT Studio’s The Empire of Corpses. The North American anime specialists ... Continue Reading →

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Funimation Releases Entire Samurai Champloo Series for Free on YouTube NorAm anime giant releases Shinichiro Watanabe’s seminal series to the huddled internet masses. Nick’s Layla ... Continue Reading →

‘Boy and the Beast’ Wins Japan Academy Prize

Mamoru Hosoda’s latest animated feature, The Boy and the Beast, has taken the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year. The 39th annual awards ceremony was held in Tokyo ... Continue Reading →

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Panda Beats Monkey as China’s Top-Earning Animation DreamWorks Animation’s China-U.S. co-pro Kung Fu Panda 3 have overtaken Monkey King: Hero Is Back at the B.O., reclaiming ... Continue Reading →

NY Children’s Film Fest Reveals Jury, Slate Preview

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has named the jurors for the 2016 event, and unveiled a slate preview for the program running February 26 through March 20 — ... Continue Reading →

Funimation Dates ‘Boy and the Beast’ U.S. Release

Funimation Entertainment has named the date that U.S. audiences can catch Mamoru Hosoda’s latest animated feature, The Boy and the Beast. Both the original subtitled Japanese ... Continue Reading →

‘Adventure Time: Stakes!’ Heads to DVD

The post-holiday release lull continues in the home entertainment sphere, but this week we’re starting to see some animated gems creep back onto shelves. In addition to a nice ... Continue Reading →

‘Attack on Titan’ Tops Japanese Media Franchise Sales

The end of year sales figures for popular media have been totted up, and the gruesome action-adventure franchise Attack on Titan tops the list for Japanese consumers. The anime series, ... Continue Reading →

A Satisfying Return

After 17 years away, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ delivers big time fun for fans of the long-running anime series.  Dragon Ball ... Continue Reading →