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Funimation Opens Advance Tix for ‘Black Butler’ US Release

Advance ticketing is officially open for Funimation Films’ limited release of anime feature Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic. Based on the New York Times best-selling manga ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: TOFUZI 2017 Submit your animated films and series by June 30, 2017 for consideration in the 9th annual international festival of animated films, taking place Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Nominees for 40th Japan Academy Prize Announced

The Nippon Academy-sho Association has revealed the nominees for the 40th annual Japan Academy Prize honors. The 2017 ceremony will take place March 3 at the International Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Mamoru Oshii’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Returns to Theaters Feb. 7-8

Lionsgate and Funimation Films are teaming up to bring Mamoru Oshii’s groundbreaking 1995 anime feature Ghost in the Shell back to US theaters for two-day limited engagement, ... Continue Reading →
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A Head Trip for the Heart

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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Wins LAFCA Animation Award

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that Japanese entry Your Name. was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically acclaimed work of director ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Star Wars Rebels “Iron Squadron” Clip In the new episode debuting Nov. 19 on Disney XD, Ezra and Sabine team up to tame a rogue young hotshot pilot and his crew who ... Continue Reading →
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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name.’ Makes Oscar Consideration List

Funimation Films has confirmed that Japanese film Your Name. has made the official consideration list in the Best Animated Feature category for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. The box ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →