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‘One Piece’ and Hello Kitty Join Forces

Toei Animation Europe and Sanrio GmbH have reached an exclusive agreement that will unite their iconic properties One Piece and Hello Kitty in a dynamic duo licensing program in Europe. ... Continue Reading →
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Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ to Simulcast on Neon Alley, Hulu

VIZ Media will be launching the giddily anticipated (c’mon, you know you’re excited) new anime series Sailor Moon Crystal on Neon Alley and Hulu starting July 5. The rebooted ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Deals For ‘LadyBug’

PGS Entertainment has recently closed licensing deals for the new series LadyBug (26 x 26min) on three continents. LadyBug is a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Magics Up NoAm Rights for ‘Sailor Moon’

VIZ Media continues to prove it is the biggest player on the anime block this side of the Pacific by acquiring digital streaming, electronic sell through and home media rights for the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary’ Gets Annecy Premiere

Toei Animation’s upcoming CG animated feature film Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary will make its global debut at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival (June 9-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Perlman, Colfer to Voice ‘Robodog’ Leads

Sons of Anarchy star Ron Perlman and Glee actor Chris Colfer have been cast as the leads in Robodog, the debut original CG animated film from Marza Animation Planet. Robodog features ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Earns Two Japanese Academy Noms

The Japan Academy announced its five nominations for Best Animated feature last week. The nominees are: • The Wind Rises (Directed by Hayao Miyazaki) Studio Ghibli • The Tale ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Working on ‘Avengers’ Toon for Disney/Marvel

Disney and Marvel are working with Toei Animation on a new Avengers series for Japanese audiences. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers will be the first original Marvel animated series created ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sailor Moon’ Details Announced at N.Y. Comic Con

Toei Animation’s new Sailor Moon series will be subtitled in 10 languages. Fans were told the news at the recent Comic-Con in New York by Kodansha USA’s general manager ... Continue Reading →