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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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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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BioWare, FUNimation Producing ‘Mass Effect’ Anime Movie

Video game maker BioWare and FUNimation Entertainment have begun production on an anime feature film adapted from the Mass Effect game franchise. Japanese film production company T.O ... Continue Reading →
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Investment Group Buys FUNimation for $24 million

FUNimation has new owners. The anime importing company has been sold for $24 million cash by the Navarre Corporation to an investment group lead by FUNimation president and CEO Gen ... Continue Reading →