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Fifteen Years at Studio Ghibli: Steve Alpert interviewed (video).

July 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fifteen Years at Studio Ghibli: Steve Alpert interviewed (video).

Steve Alpert is the author of a new book titled Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man: 15 Years at Studio Ghibli, and here he is in an interview about his career at Japan’s greatest anime movie studio. His business memoir describes what it was like to work for Japan’s premiere animation studio, Studio Ghibli, […]

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Cyberpunk Edgerunners Netflix anime … based on Cyberpunk 2077 game universe (news).

June 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cyberpunk Edgerunners Netflix anime … based on Cyberpunk 2077 game universe (news).

Netflix, is producing an original anime series, Cyberpunk Edgerunners, set in the same game universe as Cyberpunk 2077. That’s ‘edge’ runner, not blade, got it? This will be a standalone, 10-episode story about a street kid trying to survive in a technology and body modification-obsessed city of the future. Having everything to lose, he chooses […]

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Space Battleship Yamato (aka Starblazers): a retrospective (video).

June 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Space Battleship Yamato (aka Starblazers): a retrospective (video).

Rowan J Coleman sits down to examine Star Blazers, the English-language animated television series adaptation of the Japanese anime Space Battleship Yamato, first broadcast in the USA and UK in 1979. It was the first popular English-translated anime. In this one, Earth is attacked by Gamilon, a distant planet. The radiation from Gamilon’s planet bombs […]

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Aya to Majo (Aya and the Witch): new Studio Ghibli anime flick on the way (anime news).

June 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aya to Majo (Aya and the Witch): new Studio Ghibli anime flick on the way (anime news).

Hayao Miyazaki is back in the creator’s seat for the next Studio Ghibli anime film, Aya to Majo (aka Aya and the Witch), based on the Diana Wynne Jones kid’s book, Earwig and the Witch. Read the full news over at https://variety.com/2020/film/asia/studio-ghibli-anime-goro-miyazaki-aya-and-the-witch-nhk-1234624101/ – The Offworld Report, the best content offworld the Nest

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Japan Sinks (Netflix anime SF disaster movie: trailer).

May 29, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Japan Sinks (Netflix anime SF disaster movie: trailer).

In SF disaster anime movie Japan Sinks, an ordinary family is put to the test as a series of massive earthquakes throw Japan into total mayhem, until Japan, well, sinks. From director Masaaki Yuasa (Devilman Crybaby), this is the anime adaptation of the science fiction novel of the same name by Sakyo Komatsu. Streaming July […]

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Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 (TV anime review).

May 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 (TV anime review).

Our US chap, Chris Stuckmann, puts on the popcorn to review anime TV series, Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045, and its first season on Netflix. It hit Netflix on April 23rd 2020 in Japanese, with the English dub arriving May 3rd 2020. Here’s the official blurb: In the year 2045, after an economic disaster known […]

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Steampunk anime Kurayukaba moves to get funding (anime trailer).

May 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steampunk anime Kurayukaba moves to get funding (anime trailer).

The crew behind the steampunk anime movie Kurayukaba – led by Shigeyoshi Tsukahara – have now produced their pilot piece, off the back of their first successful crowd-funding campaign, and so have moved to raise the dosh for their full forty-minute-long movie over at https://motion-gallery.net/projects/kurayukaba The main characters in this alternative reality flick are Tanne, […]

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Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

Quentin Tarantino chats about his high-kicking obsession with the Kung Fu movie genre. Yes, Dan Halsted, head programmer at Portland’s Hollywood Theatre, sits down with his friends and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino for a long and riveting natter about the martial arts film genre.

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Studio Ghibli release splendid anime backgrounds for Zoom conferencing (news).

April 18, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Studio Ghibli release splendid anime backgrounds for Zoom conferencing (news).

Are you still using fake billion-dollar apartment pictures as your Zoom background to make work colleagues jealous? That’s so last week, my friend. For now, you can download any one of a number of fab Studio Ghibli backgrounds designed for teleconferencing at home. Yes, you too can pretend you are in such classics as Howl’s […]

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Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime Altered Carbon: Resleeved comes to Netflix on March 19th 2020 via the team behind Cowboy Bebop, exploring the expanded universe of science fiction actioner “Altered Carbon” in their new anime adaptation (based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan). On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honour is forever. Altered Carbon: Resleeved hits Netflix […]

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