Katie Eary for The Powerpuff Girls

Titanic NY Toy Fair & Licensing Round-Up!

Read on for animated highlights from the world of licensing & merchandising, fashion, fun and collectibles from New York Toy Fair 2018 and beyond. JAKKS Pacific Reveals 2018 Lineup Nickelodeon: Shimmer ... Continue Reading →
The Art of The Secret World of Arrietty

GKIDS, Fathom’s Studio Ghibli Fest Returns; VIZ Announces ‘Art of Arrietty’

After a successful first run in 2017, GKIDS and Fathom Events have opted to continue their partnership to bring another series of treasured anime classics to U.S. theaters with Studio ... Continue Reading →
Rick and Morty Calendar

The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Adds Two New Studio Ghibli Picture Books to Catalog

VIZ Media is adding two animation gems to its publishing catalog just in time for the holidays, with Castle in the Sky and Princess Mononoke Picture Books bringing the magic of these ... Continue Reading →
Porco Rosso

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 →
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Win 2 Tickets to ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind’

This week, we are delighted to offer our readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Studio Ghibli Fest engagement for Hayao Miyazaki’s sci-fi fantasy feature Nausicaä ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
Spirited Away

3rd Screenings Added to Remaining Studio Ghibli Fest Flicks

GKIDS and Fathom Events have announced that due to popular demand for showing of My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service, the remaining four must-see Hayao Miyazaki classics ... Continue Reading →

LA Anime Fest Reveals Full Film Lineup

The Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF) has set its opening and closing night films, as well as the full lineup in between. Taking place September 15-17 in Downtown LA, the event ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Scores Studio Ghibli Catalog Rights

GKIDS is deepening its relationship with acclaimed Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli with a new partnership that will see the stateside production-distribution co. handle home ... Continue Reading →