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Maki Terashima-Furuta Named President of Production I.G

Japanese animation powerhouse Production I.G announced the promotion of Maki Terashima-Furuta to President of the company. She previously served as Vice President since founding Production ... Continue Reading →
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Win ‘Ghost in the Shell’ on Blu-ray!

We’ve got a shiny new edition of an anime classic that will make all your cybernetic dreams come true to give away, with Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell in a new steelbook Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
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Keiichi Hara’s ‘Miss Hokusai’ Comes Home March 7

Award-winning director Keiichi Hara (Colorful, Summer Days with Coo) and acclaimed Japanese animation studio Production I.G have scored another filmic victory with the powerful, historical ... Continue Reading →
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Mamoru Oshii’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Returns to Theaters Feb. 7-8

Lionsgate and Funimation Films are teaming up to bring Mamoru Oshii’s groundbreaking 1995 anime feature Ghost in the Shell back to US theaters for two-day limited engagement, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ghost in the Shell’ Limited Steelbook Blu-ray Due for March

Mamoru Oshii’s groundbreaking anime feature Ghost in the Shell is coming home March 14, 2017 as a Blu-ray + Digital HD collectible Steelbook pack with limited edition Mondo key ... Continue Reading →
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Dory, Kubo, KFP3, Moana, Zootopia Nab Annie Feature Noms

The 2017 Annie Awards have announced their nominations, going mainstream in its picks for the best animated feature category. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Production I.G’s ‘Miss Hokusai’

GKIDS has acquired distribution rights for Miss Hokusai — the latest animated feature from Japanese studio Production I.G, which has delivered Ghost in the Shell and A Letter ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Slates Multi-Platform Programming

Turner’s Adult Swim — basic cable’s No. 1 destination for millennials for over 10 years — is evolving yet again, announce two new slates of programming in advance of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Attack on Titan’ Tops Japanese Media Franchise Sales

The end of year sales figures for popular media have been totted up, and the gruesome action-adventure franchise Attack on Titan tops the list for Japanese consumers. The anime series, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miss Hokusai,’ ‘Ant-Man’ to Open Fantasia Fest

Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, running July 14 through August 4, has revealed its 2015 film lineup. Featuring a healthy blend of animated and live-action projects ... Continue Reading →