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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 →
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Toei Animation Brings ‘Mazinger Z’ to Latin America

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 ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sailor Moon’ Reboot Arrives in 2013

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Toei’s ‘Dragon Ball’ Rolls into Latin America

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Animation Appoints Kinoshita as CEO and COO

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Announces New ‘Saint Seiya’ Series

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Character Designer Araki Passes Away

Veteran Japanese animation director and character designer Shingo Araki passed away on December 1 at age 72. Araki was best known for his work on Toei’s adaptations of Go Nagai’s ... Continue Reading →