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Valhalla, Toei, ANEW to Produce ‘Gaiking’ Pic

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment, Toei Animation and All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW) will be producing a new live-action feature based on Toei’s popular anime property ... Continue Reading →
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The Last-Ditch DVD Gift Guide!

Wracking your brains trying to come up with last-minute holiday gift options for the toon lovers of various persuasions still haunting your shopping list? There are a few brand spankin’ ... Continue Reading →
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Otomo’s ‘Combustible’ Wins Japan’s Media Arts Award

Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed animated short Combustible won Japan’s prestigious Media Arts Award on Thursday (Dec. 13). Set in mid-18th-century Edo (the old name for Tokyo), the ... Continue Reading →
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Tiny Island, Scrawl Win Big at Asia TV Awards

Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens and Guess How Much I Love You won the top awards for Best 3D Animated Program and Best 2D Animated Program over the weekend at the 17th Asian Television Awards. ... Continue Reading →
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Ready for their Market Close-Ups

We know what many of the TV animation industry will be doing during the first 10 days in October. They’ll be checking out all the new animated shows in production and early stages ... Continue Reading →
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Movie Plans for Toei’s Dragon Ball, One Piece & Saint Sieya

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Toei to Bring New ‘Driland’ Toon to MIPCOM

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Imavision Nabs ‘Goldorak’ for French Canada

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Akira Daikubara Passes Away

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Takagi is Toei’s New Prez

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 ... Continue Reading →