American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Big Fish and Begonia

‘Big Fish & Begonia’: A Magical, Mystical Tale

***This article originally appeared in the April ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** After a successful run on the festival circuit, the Chinese feature Big Fish & Begonia ... Continue Reading →
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Studio Ghibli Fest Presents ‘Ponyo,’ China ❤️ ‘Molang’, ‘Rick and Morty’ Fans Take Action & More

Marvel’s Avengers Are Getting Their Own TV Channel Disney TV in the UK and Ireland will launch a “pop up channel” dedicated to the superhero squad, with an on-air takeover ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

Critics Wag Tails for Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Wes Anderson’s much anticipated new animated feature Isle of Dogs made a big splash at the Berlin Film Festival yesterday. The film which opened the prestigious cineaste event pays ... Continue Reading →
Boro the Caterpillar

Miyazaki’s ‘Boro’ Short Premiering at Ghibli Museum Next Month

While Studio Ghibli fans are still flying high on the news last fall that both father and son directors Hayao Miyazaki and Goro Miyazaki are working on new feature projects, a smaller ... Continue Reading →
Unikitty!

‘Unikitty’ Is Pink, Positive and Purr-fectly Tooned

There’s a whole lot of pink sparkle coming to Cartoon Network’s Friday lineup this month. That’s because Warner Bros. Animation has delivered the awesome new show Unikitty! to ... Continue Reading →
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Goro Miyazaki Helms CG Studio Ghibli Flick As Hayao Preps “Final” Film

Iconic Japanese toon shop Studio Ghibli has confirmed that both Goro Miyazaki and his father Hayao Miyazaki are currently working on new feature film projects. Producer and studio co-founder ... Continue Reading →
Coin Operated

Lost in Space: Nicholas Arioli’s ‘Coin Operated’ Heads to AFI Fest

One of the 63 animated shorts submitted for Oscar consideration this year, Coin Operated from Nicholas Arioli was recently profiled in Animation Magazine. The poignant and engaging ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Miyazaki Titles “Final” Feature, Batman Toon Supercut, Niantic Snags Evertoon & More

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Reveals His “Final” Film’s Title, Release Window The grandmaster of anime, who is turning 77 in January, is once again declaring his ... Continue Reading →