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Netflix Plans 13-Title Anime Slate for Japan & Abroad

At a press event in Tokyo on Wednesday, Netflix made its clear that it is throwing its chips in with the global craving for anime content. Already home to titles like Knights of Sidonia, ... Continue Reading →
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Mazinger Z Creators Detail Feature Plan at Annecy

Mazinger Z anime creator Go Nagai, Dynamic Planning producer Ichinao Nagai (and Nagai’s nephew) and Yu Kanemaru (producer at Toei Animation) presented plans at Annecy for a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Sets First-Look at ‘Mazinger Z’ Reboot with Go Nagai

The Annecy festival will play host to a first look at Toei Animation’s big screen resurrection of popular anime series Mazinger Z, with the original manga creator Go Nagai presenting ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Revives ‘Mazinger Z’ for the Big Screen

Tokyo-based Toei Animation is bringing back its classic anime brand Mazinger Z for a new feature film, 45 years after the original manga by Go Nagai debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump. The ... Continue Reading →
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Character Designer Araki Passes Away

Veteran Japanese animation director and character designer Shingo Araki passed away on December 1 at age 72. Araki was best known for his work on Toei’s adaptations of Go Nagai’s ... Continue Reading →