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Tokyo Film Fest Gets ‘Big Hero 6′ World Premiere

The Tokyo International Film Festival, taking place in the mega-metropolis this October 23-31, will feature the global premiere of Disney’s first-ever Marvel animation feature ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s Fond Farewell

Legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki bows out of the ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki Recommends Anno for ‘Nausicaä’ Sequel

Animation icon Hayao Miyazaki says that’s he would like Hideaki Anno, the director of Neon Genesis Evangelion to direct the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind sequel, per Japanese ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wind Rises’ Tops ‘Monsters U.’ Opening in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest turn in the director’s chair, his first in five years, filled plenty of seats over its opening weekend. The 2D-animated pseudo-historical adventure ... Continue Reading →
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‘Evangelion 3' Among U.S. Premieres at JFF

Visitors to San Francisco’s first-ever Japan Film Festival this summer will be able to feast their eyes on the Stateside premieres of hotly anticipated anime titles, including ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolf Children’ Wins Best Animation Japan Academy Prize

The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize ... Continue Reading →
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‘Evangelion 3' is Biggest Japan B.O. Opener of the Year

The tallies are in and it looks like Hideaki Anno’s Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijouban: Q)—the third installment of the highly acclaimed Eva film series ... Continue Reading →
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Polish Animator’s Career Takes Flight

Damian Nenow’s Paths of Hate receives this year’s Jury Prize at SIGGRAPH. Damian Nenow’s lifelong obsession with flight and objects that traverse the sky has finally paid off ... Continue Reading →
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‘Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance’ Gets Ready for its Flight to U.S. theaters

Giant cyborgs, apocalyptic symbols and Jungian psychology are a few of the heady ingredients of the hugely popular Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. First introduced as a 26-part TV ... Continue Reading →