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Japan’s toon powerhouse Toei Animation announced that the studio is releasing a new Dragon Ball Z movie in March of 2013. At MIPCOM, Toei Animation vice chairman Kozo Morishita told Animation Magazine, “This is one of our studio’s most popular brands, and we have worked hard to make sure the [...]
Toei Animation will introduce a new animated series based on the popular social game Driland at next month’s MIPCOM market. Developed by GREE, Driland boasts over 200 million users worldwide. Driland (13 X 20’) brings the game’s enigmatic storyline to life by following the ongoing adventures of the game’s main [...]
Toei Animation Co. Ltd. has awarded French Canadian DVD, TV and digital distribution rights to the studio’s classic series Goldorak (also known as Grendizer) to leading independent DVD distributor Imavision. This latest agreement, announced jointly by Toei GM Kenji Ebato and Imavision prez Pierre Paquet, will see the retro property [...]
The Anido animator’s group revealed over the weekend the sad news that early Toei animator Akira Daikubara had passed away from pneumonia on June 17, Anime News Network reports. Daikubara had been hospitalized early in the year for the pneumatic infection; he was 94. The animator was a part of [...]
Long-time company executive Katsuhiro Takagi has been named President, Toei Animation Co., Ltd., the studio announced. Takagi’s former title was Senior Director for the company. Takagi joined Toei over 30 years ago. In 2001, he was named Director of Character Licensing Dept. in which role he helped forge licensing partnerships [...]
Mazinger Z the popular anime series from Toei Animation Co., Ltd., is making its official Latin American debut, with all 92 episodes now available to both television broadcasters and home video companies throughout the region. The announcement was made by Hiroyuki Kinoshita, CEO of Toei Animation Inc. The action-packed series [...]
A new version of Toei Animation’s popular Sailor Moon is in the works for delivery in the summer of 2013. Originally created by Naoko Takeuchi in 1992, the iconic Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon character will be the star of a new anime series, co-produced by Kodanshi Comics. Credited for revitalizing [...]
Toei Animation has made deals across Latin America for its classic brands, Dragon Ball and Saint Seiya, it was announced by Kenji Ebato, General Manager for Toei Animation Inc. Ceettv-City TV Canal S.A. (Colombia) will broadcast all the original Dragon Ball Z (291X30) series, along with the updated director’s cut [...]
Long-time Toei Animation executive Hiroyuki Kinoshita was named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises, and COO of Toei Animation Inc. and Toei Animation Europe S.A.S. on Friday. Since joining Toei in 2004 as director of business planning, Kinoshita has served as CFO and secretary and treasurer of Toei Animation Inc., director [...]
Japanese toon powerhouse Toei Animation is celebrating the 25th year of its popular Saint Seiya property by introducing a brand new series this spring, as producer Goh Wakabayashi announced this week. Titled Saint Seiya Omega, the new show marks the first new outing produced since 2008’s The Hades Chapter. Based [...]