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Hayao Miyazaki exhibition to feature at new Academy Museum (news).

September 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hayao Miyazaki exhibition to feature at new Academy Museum (news).

Hayao Miyazaki and his works will be the Academy Museum’s inaugural temporary exhibition, marking the first North American museum retrospective dedicated to the work of its namesake: the anime artist and filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. Curated by the museum in collaboration with Japan’s Studio Ghibli, which Miyazaki co-founded in 1985, Hayao Miyazaki features more than 300 […]

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Alice in Borderland (Netflix anime) (news).

September 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alice in Borderland (Netflix anime) (news).

Netflix has hired 14 actors for its 8-episode Japanese anime series Alice in Borderland, directed by Shinsuke Sato and starring Kento Yamazaki (Kingdom, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K) as Ryohei Arisu and Tao Tsuchiya (Library Wars: BOOK OF MEMORIES, Mare) as Yuzuha Usagi. Alice in Borderland was a Japanese suspense shōnen manga series written […]

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Dragon’s Dogma (new Netflix anime fantasy TV series: trailer).

August 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dragon’s Dogma (new Netflix anime fantasy TV series: trailer).

Dragon’s Dogma is the animated Netflix anime based on the 2012 video game of the same name by Capcom. This one is directed by Shin’ya Sugai and will be streaming September 17th 2020 on Netflix.

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Hayao Miyazaki: anime’s greatest master (documentary: video).

August 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hayao Miyazaki: anime’s greatest master (documentary: video).

A fascinating half-hour-long documentary on the greatest of the anime creators, Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and such great films as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and Porco Rosso.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender reboot from Netflix loses creators (news).

August 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Avatar: The Last Airbender reboot from Netflix loses creators (news).

Michael Dante DiMartino broke the news on his personal web site that the Avatar The Last Airbender reboot from Netflix has been bailed on by himself and the fellow original co-creator Bryan Konietzko. M.D.M said, “I realized I couldn’t control the creative direction of the series, but I could control how I responded. So, I […]

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Tokyo’s geek heaven: Nakano Broadway (video).

August 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Tokyo’s geek heaven: Nakano Broadway (video).

Nakano Broadway in Tokyo is the mecca for anime and manga geeks – called ‘otaku’ in Japanese. This street has such megastores as ‘Geek Labyrinth’, ‘Mystery Dungeon’, ‘Mandrake’ and dozens more. This is a 30 minute tour of the area. Suck in those geek vibes, people. Ah, to be back in Japan. 

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Gundam: life-size giant robot tested (video).

July 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: life-size giant robot tested (video).

Here’s a video of the testing of a life-size giant robot Gundam at Gundam Factory Yokohama – an amusement center themed after the Gundam franchise. The original anime created by Yoshiyuki Tomino began on April 7, 1979 with Mobile Suit Gundam, a TV series featuring giant robots – aka mobile suits – in a militaristic […]

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Samurai Rabbit The Usagi Chronicles (new Netflix cartoon based on Usagi Yojimbo comic-book).

July 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Samurai Rabbit The Usagi Chronicles (new Netflix cartoon based on Usagi Yojimbo comic-book).

Netflix are developing a new animated series, Samurai Rabbit The Usagi Chronicles, based on the 35-year-old comic book, Usagi Yojimbo. Are they going furry? Oh yes! The series takes place in the far future, set in a world that mixes modern high-tech images with classic Japanese references. It follows the teenage Rabbit Samurai Yuichi, descendent […]

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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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