Hiroyuki Kinoshita

Toei MD Hiroyuki Kinoshita Dies

Anime News Network has reported that according to the online version of Japanese media trade paper Bunka Tsushin, Toei Animation’s managing director Hiroyuki Kinoshita died earlier ... Continue Reading →

Zag’s ‘Miraculous’ Racks Up Licensees

Zag’s 3D CG-animated action-sitcom Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (26 x 22) — which begins premiering on cable and linear broadcast platforms around ... Continue Reading →

Toei Begins Production on new ‘Dragon Ball’ Series

Dragon Ball is back! After an 18-year break, Toei Animation has announced production on a new animated series in the franchise, tentatively titled Dragon Ball Super. The series original ... Continue Reading →

Toei Seeks Global Gold for New ‘Saint Seiya’ Series

Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold, the newest chapter in Toei Animation’s internationally successful Saint Seiya franchise, will debut globally at MIPTV following its premiere April 10 on ... Continue Reading →

‘Harlock: Space Pirate’ Arrives March 31

Ketchup Entertainment has announced it will be releasing Shinji Aramaki’s Harlock: Space Pirate on Digital HD, On Demand and DVD on March 31. Based on the classic manga and anime ... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

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 →

‘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 →

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 →

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 →