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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 →
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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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‘Short Peace’ Celebrates Diversity of Japanese Directors

Topping the week’s animation home ent. releases is the highly anticipated U.S. release of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace on DVD (Sentai Filmworks, $24.98) and Blu-ray ($29.98). ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Reviews: ‘Short Peace’, ‘Naruto’ Movie

Short Peace: Complete Collection Sentai Film Works: $29.98, Blu-ray Although Katsuhiro Otomo’s reputation rests principally on his watershed cyberpunk feature Akira, his third ... 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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New Images from Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ Surface

As Miyazaki fans count the days until the arrival of Hayao Miyazaki’s new pic The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) on July 20th in Japan, new images have surfaced on the web that reveal ... Continue Reading →
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Hideaki Voices the New Miyazaki Movie

Japanese director and animator Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will voice the lead character Horikoshi Jiro in this summer’s Miyazaki movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises). According ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Offers 20% Off Digital Manga

Ho ho ho! Here’s a holiday promotion that will really jingle your bells: VIZ Manga is knocking 20% off their entire digital library of over a thousand volumes across 100 series. ... 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 →