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CALL FOR ENTRIES: TOFUZI 2017 Submit your animated films and series by June 30, 2017 for consideration in the 9th annual international festival of animated films, taking place Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Brands on Top in APAC

Turner’s children’s brands in Asia Pacific — Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO and Toonami — combined forces over the last year to create the region’s No. ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Star Wars Rebels “Iron Squadron” Clip In the new episode debuting Nov. 19 on Disney XD, Ezra and Sabine team up to tame a rogue young hotshot pilot and his crew who ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Artist Michiyo Yasuda Dies Age 77

Michiyo Yasuda — a widely respected animator and color artist whose four decade career included a span at Studio Ghibli from its first feature (Castle in the Sky, 1986) to Hayao ... Continue Reading →
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Japanese Family Flick ‘Gamba’ Inks Sales Deals

Japanese studio Shirogumi’s CG family adventure film Gamba has secured international and North America sales partners ahead of the European Film Market, signing deals with SC ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Launches ‘DBZ,’ ‘Saint Seiya’ Remasters in LatAm

Toei Animation has kicked off distribution of eagerly awaited remastered versions of animated series classics Dragon Ball Z and Saint Seiya in Latin America with early deals for both ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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LGBT Characters Likely in ‘Sailor Moon’ Reboot

Sailor Moon is coming back to anime in a reboot said to be a more faithful adaptation of Naoko Takeuchi’s original manga that likely will retain several LGBT characters. Producer ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Unveils New Offerings at MIPCOM

Judging from Toei Animation’s eclectic mix of projects at the MIPCOM market this week, the Japanese studio continues to deliver new seasons of favorites as well as original projects ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Announces Truly Outrageous ‘Jem’ Marathon

Glamour and glitter, fashion and fame await fans of the classic ‘80s animated rock adventure series Jem and the Holograms as Hub Network celebrates the pink-haired heroine with a ... Continue Reading →