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Film Roman Inks First Look Deal with Transition

Starz Animation’s Film Roman studio has inked a first-look deal with producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment. Butler and his team, which includes ... 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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Adult Swim’s ‘Toonami’ Releases New Lineup

According to Anime News Network, a new lineup has been announced for Adult Swim’s Toonami block, which will kick off on Sunday, May 27. The new season of the anime block will feature ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Version of Stitch Still Big in Japan

Huggable blue alien buddy Stitch from Disney’s Lilo & Stitch is returning to Japanese televisions in an all-new one-hour TV anime special titled Stitch! to Suna no Wakusei (Stitch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Blade’ Series Launches on G4 Jan. 13

A new anime series based on Marvel’s Blade will launch  on the G4 network Friday, January 13 at 11 p.m., the channel has announced. Harold Perrineau (Lost, The Killing Jar, The Matrix: ... Continue Reading →
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Hosoda to Helm ‘Wolf Children’ Movie

We have more details about popular anime director Mamoru Hosoda’s next movie. The helmer of acclaimed hits Summer Wars and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is working on Okami Kodomo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Supernatural’ Anime, High-Def ‘Justice League’ on Disc

The CW’s hit series Supernatural is getting animated – Japanese style. Hot on the heels of a showing at Comic-Con comes the release this week of Supernatural: The Anime ... Continue Reading →
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Prepare for the Stampede!

Eleven Arts and FUNimation are bringing Vash the Stampede to Stateside screens with the U.S./Canadian release of Trigun: Badlands Rumble. One of Japan’s most celebrated characters ... Continue Reading →
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Anchor Bay Revs Up ‘Redline’

Anchor Bay Films has announced its acquisition of the animated Japanese film Redline. The deal includes all rights in North America, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand and will be ... Continue Reading →
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‘Planet Sheen,’ ‘Sym-bionic Titan’ Win Top Pulcinellas

The 15th edition of Italy’s popular Cartoons on the Bay festival drew to a close this past weekend in Rapallo. Among the animated TV shows honored with the top Pulcinella awards ... Continue Reading →