Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks...
Anime fans in France will be cracking open their wallets as Toei Animation sets up shop with the One Piece pop-up store at the Champs-Elysées Virgin Megastore in Paris, open thru September 20. Fans of the popular animation series—adapted from Eiichiro Oda’s manga by Toei Animation—can enjoy an immersive experience [...]
U.S. studios have been buzzing with interest ever since Japanese director Takashi Miike’s (13 Assassins) live-action manga adaptation of Nintama Rantarou titled Ninja Kids!!! launched at the New York Asian Film Festival at the beginning of July. According to Hollywood Reporter, negotiations are already underway with a major production company. [...]
VIZ Media, one of the entertainment industry’s major manga (graphic novels), animation and licensing behemoths, continues the rollout of their mobile device manga viewing application by announcing the launch of iPhone and iPod Touch versions this week. This expansion is compatible with the iPad app, and adds cross-platform features. To [...]
Manga and anime publisher Tokyopop has announced it will close the doors on its remaining U.S. publishing operations effective May 31. According to a statement from the Los Angeles-based company, Tokyopop’s film and TV projects and its European publishing will not be affected. It will maintain an office in Hamburg, [...]
AM2, a free anime convention based in Anaheim, Calif., has announced its first animation festival and competition. The event has put out a call for entries for animated entries that fit into the following categories: Best U.S. Animated Short Best International Animated Short Best U.S. Animated Feature Best International Animated Feature [...]
Manga is joining the digital comics revolution, as VIZ Media announces the release of a digital manga application for the Apple iPad. The free app has launched through the Apple iTunes Store, and allows users to buy and download manga titles directly within the application at a cost of $4.99 [...]