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GKIDS Brings ‘Spirited Away: Live on Stage’ Stateside

GKIDS announced today that it has acquired the North American audiovisual distribution rights for Spirited Away: Live on Stage, filmed during the hit production’s...

‘Evangelion’ Creator Hideaki Anno Offers Insights into Its Audacious Conclusion

***This article originally appeared in the January '23 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 326)*** “When I choose what to work on next, I decide based...

GKIDS Picks Up Alberto Vázquez’s ‘Unicorn Wars’ for NorAm

Animation producer/distributor GKIDS announced today it has acquired the North American distribution rights for Unicorn Wars, the latest genre-bending animated feature for adults from...

GKIDS to Proselytize ‘New Gods: Yang Jian’ to NorAm Audiences

Aclaimed adult and family animation producer-distributor GKIDS announced today it has acquired the North American distribution rights for New Gods: Yang Jian, the latest...

GKIDS Pilots ‘Evangelion:3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time’ to NorAm Theaters

GKIDS has acquired North American theatrical, home video and EST rights to the capstone finale film Evangelion:3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time. The highly anticipated fourth...

Loundraw’s Debut Feature ‘Summer Ghost’ Summoned by GKIDS

GKIDS announced today it has acquired the North American distribution rights for Summer Ghost, the debut “short feature” from acclaimed Japanese illustrator loundraw. The...

GKIDS Picks Up Early Takahata/Miyazaki Movie ‘Panda! Go Panda!’

GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights for Panda! Go Panda!, the 1972 feature directed by Academy Award-nominated Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata...

GKIDS Acquires NorAm Rights to Four Makoto Shinkai Titles

Indie animation producer-distributor GKIDS has picked up North American distribution rights for four films from acclaimed writer-director Makoto Shinkai. Titles in the collection include...

GKIDS Scores NorAm Rights to ‘Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko’

GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights for Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko (Gyoko no Nikuko-chan), the latest feature from the lauded Studio 4°C...

GKIDS Puts ‘Pompo the Cinephile’ in Frame for NorAm Release

GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced today it has acquired all North American distribution rights for...

GKIDS Captures NorAm Rights to ‘Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro’

GKIDS has acquired the North American theatrical distribution rights for Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro, the 1979 feature film debut from acclaimed...

Studio Ghibli Fest Returns in 2021 with Miyazaki Celebration

After launching in 2017, followed by two wildly successful iterations in 2018-19, Studio Ghibli Fest is back in theaters for 2021, kicking off with...

GKIDS, Fathom Events Bring Quartet of Anime Hits Back to Theaters

Calling "do-overs" on a year of cinema restrictions, GKIDS has again partnered with Fathom Events to bring a series of fan-favorite animated features from...

GKIDS Snags NorAm Rights to ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’

GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced it has acquired North American theatrical, home video and EST...

Masaaki Yuasa’s Unlikely Star Tale ‘Inu-Oh’ Shines with GKIDS

GKIDS, Japanese production company Science SARU INC. and its partner Asmik Ace, Inc. announced that GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights for...

GKIDS Launches ‘@ HOME’ Film Recommendation Site

GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has launched the GKIDS @ HOME film recommendation site, located at...

GKIDS Snatches ‘Lupin the 3rd: The First’ Franchise CG Debut

GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights to new animated feature Lupin the 3rd: The First, from director/screenwriter Takashi Yamazaki (Stand By Me...

‘Ride Your Wave’ Surfs into Theaters Feb. 19 & 21

GKIDS has announced that Ride Your Wave, the deeply emotional new animated feature from visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (Night Is Short, Walk on Girl,...

GKIDS Plans Re-Release of Satoshi Kon Classic ‘Tokyo Godfathers’

A critically-acclaimed film from one of the world’s most visionary animators will be returning to the big screen, as GKIDS has acquired North American...

‘Weathering with You’ Fathom Events US Previews Shine in January

GKIDS and Fathom Events will continue their theatrical event screening partnership into 2020, bringing Weathering With You to U.S. audiences nationwide for Special Fan...
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