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Ghibli Films Come Home with New Blu-ray Bonus Features

Studio Ghibli, GKIDS and home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory have upgraded one of the most coveted animation collections, offering a raft of new Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Nick Ladd’s VR Produced Short, ‘Evangelion’ Keeps Rebuilding, David OReilly on Everything, & More

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR Artist Nick Ladd turned to virtual reality tools Quill and ANIMVR to create his new animated short Escape in ... Continue Reading →
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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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‘Your Name.’ Plugin Tool PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Released

Japanese software developer P SOFTHOUSE has released the latest version of its non-photorealistic rendering plugin, PSOFT Pencil+4 for 3ds Max. Used in acclaimed feature films such ... Continue Reading →
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CROWDFUND: ‘Moomin’ TV Series from Gutsy Animation “Because we think the world needs the tolerant, brave …” kalskdflaskfdlaskfd’lajw’eipj ’In This Corner of the ... 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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Tokyo Film Fest Fetes Mamoru Hosoda

The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival, taking place October 25 through November 3, is continuing festival director Yasushi Shiina’s work to bring more animation into the TIFF ... 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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Tokyo Film Fest to Highlight Mamoru Hosoda

The Tokyo International Film Festival announces it will be highlighting two iconic Japanese directors at its 29th edition, running October 25 through November 3, 2016. The distinguished ... Continue Reading →
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Tokyo Fest Nabs ‘Big Hero 6,’ Anno Retrospective

The world premiere of Disney’s Big Hero 6 and a first-ever complete retrospective of the works of Hideaki Anno mark an expanded animation presence at this year’s Tokyo International ... Continue Reading →