neon-alley-150

Neon Alley Takes on ‘Gargantia’

VIZ Media is adding intergalactic action-drama anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet to its free online streaming platform Neon Alley. Acclaimed studio Production I.G produced the ... Continue Reading →
Giovannis-Island-150

Production I.G Announces Details on New Feature

Popular Japanese animation studio Production I.G is working on a new hand-drawn feature film titled Giovanni no Shima (Giovanni’s Island). Anime News Network reports that the ... Continue Reading →
Steven-Spielberg-150

Spielberg to Produce Microsoft’s ‘Halo’ Series

Steven Spielberg will exec produce a live-action TV series based on the popular video game franchise Halo for Microsoft’s new console Xbox One. The series will include exclusive interactive ... Continue Reading →
Ghost-in-the-Shell-Arise-Ghost-Pain-150

New ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Movie Trailer Arrives

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. ... Continue Reading →
oscar-statuette-150

GKIDS to Enter Four Pics in Oscar Race

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 ... Continue Reading →
Ernest-&-Celestine-150

GKids Picks Up French Pic ‘Ernest & Celestine’

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 ... Continue Reading →
From-Up-On-Poppy-Hill-150

GKids to Release Ghibli’s ‘Poppy Hill’

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 ... Continue Reading →
a-letter-to-momo-150

GKids Secures U.S. Rights for ‘Momo’

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 ... Continue Reading →
vizanime-150

VIZ Simulcasts ‘Lagrange’ Japan Debut

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 ... Continue Reading →
kadokawa-pictures-150

Kadokawa Reveals ‘Momo’ Release Plans

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 ... Continue Reading →