GKIDS Nabs NorAm Rights to ‘Fireworks’, from ‘Your Name.’ Producer

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to romantic sci-fi/fantasy feature Fireworks, the highest grossing film to date from studio Shaft. The Japanese production’s ... Continue Reading →
Travel Oregon's "Only Slightly Exaggerated"

Watch: Travel Oregon Spot Conjures an Anime Fantasy in the PNW

An animated ad for Travel Oregon’s new “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign from indie agency Wieden + Kennedy is taking the ‘net by storm, thanks to lush and jewel-hued ... Continue Reading →
Lisa Limone

MONSTRA Fest Grows Up with 18th Edition

MONSTRA Lisbon Animation Festival returns to the Portuguese capital this week for its 18th birthday. Running March 8-18, this year’s event will pay homage to Estonian animation with ... Continue Reading →
David Ogden Stiers

Actor David Ogden Stiers, Voice of Cogsworth, Dies Age 75

David Ogden Stiers, a three-time Emmy-nominated actor and voice actor known for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on M*A*S*H* and iconic Disney animation characters like ... Continue Reading →
Katie Eary for The Powerpuff Girls

Titanic NY Toy Fair & Licensing Round-Up!

Read on for animated highlights from the world of licensing & merchandising, fashion, fun and collectibles from New York Toy Fair 2018 and beyond. JAKKS Pacific Reveals 2018 Lineup Nickelodeon: Shimmer ... Continue Reading →
Boro the Caterpillar

Miyazaki’s ‘Boro’ Short Premiering at Ghibli Museum Next Month

While Studio Ghibli fans are still flying high on the news last fall that both father and son directors Hayao Miyazaki and Goro Miyazaki are working on new feature projects, a smaller ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Clip: Get Swept Up in the Opening Scene for ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’

For a limited time, GKIDS is making the stunning first scene to Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower available to view online. The nail-biting opener takes viewers ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Home for the Holidays’ & ‘King Julien’ Clips, MEDIA Backs 3 CEE Toons, Ghibli at IFC & More

Three Animated Projects from the CEE Region Received Support from Creative Europe MEDIA Among 10 total projects from seven different countries, the regional industry’s growth is evidenced ... Continue Reading →

Goro Miyazaki Helms CG Studio Ghibli Flick As Hayao Preps “Final” Film

Iconic Japanese toon shop Studio Ghibli has confirmed that both Goro Miyazaki and his father Hayao Miyazaki are currently working on new feature film projects. Producer and studio co-founder ... Continue Reading →