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Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name Tops Box Office with 1.28 Billion Yen in 3 Days The latest anime feature from the creator of The Place Promised in Our Early Days and She and Her Cat ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News: ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’, WB Booth, Sanrio & More

+ Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders — the new adult-targeted action/comedy animation series from POW! Ent. and Genius Brands — has launched July 19 on The Hollywood Reporter‘s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mermaids on Mars’ Takes Animation Prize at Carmel Fest

Athena Studios of Emeryville, California announces that its original stop-motion animated short Mermaids on Mars was awarded the Best Animation honors at the 2015 Carmel International ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Studios Starts Work on ‘Mermaids’ Short

Athena Studios has begun production on a new, stop-motion animated short film titled Mermaids on Mars. Jon V. Peters, founder of the Emeryville, Calif.-based studio, is director of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Panda’s’ Stevenson Directs United’s Ark Tale

Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson has been tapped to direct a CG-animated feature inspired by the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark for United Pictures. Slated for completion in ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Serves Up New ‘Infinity: Toy Box’ Trailer

Disney has released a new Toy Box trailer for its upcoming Disney Infinity game, which will be unleashed on Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita, and PC on August ... Continue Reading →
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Disney 3D Blu-ray Slate includes ‘Beauty,’ ‘Lion King’

The Walt Disney Co. will release at least 15 films in the Blu-ray 3D format in 2011, including such animated classics as The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast — both of which will ... Continue Reading →