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The latest entry in the popular Ghost in The Shell series arrives in Japanese theaters on June 22nd. Titled Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain, the pic is directed by Kise Kazuchika. The prequel explores the career of series protagonist Major Motoko Kusanagi before her involvement with Public Security [...]
Indie distributors GKIDS announced today that it will have four feature films competing for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Oscar and Annie Awards. The distributor is planning Oscar-qualifying runs in November for: – From Up on Poppy Hill (directed by Goro Miyazaki) (Japan) – Le Tableau (directed by Jean-François Laguionie) (France) [...]
Indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it will distribute the acclaimed animated feature Ernest & Celestine in the U.S. this fall. Based on the popular children’s book series by author and illustrator, Gabrielle Vincent, and animated in hand-painted watercolor design, the film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
International animated fare distributor GKids will be releasing Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin Roh) highly anticipated A Letter to Momo in U.S. theaters at the end of 2012. The company announced its plans to handle stateside theatrical presentation of the Production I.G film in conjunction with its release in Japanese theaters Saturday. [...]
VIZ Anime is getting 2012 off to a great start with anime fans by simulcasting the new series Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-Ne which has just launched in Japan. Episode 1 is now available on vizanime.com and through Hulu; where new episodes will arrive each Sunday. Lagrange is a [...]
Kodakawa Pictures will be releasing director Hiroyuki Okiura’s (Jin-Roh) latest animated effort, A Letter to Momo, on 300 screens during Japan’s Golden Week holiday period next year (April 29 – May 5), according to Variety. The film, from acclaimed Japanese studio Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, Sky Crawlers, Kill [...]