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Mamoru Hosoda's "The Boy and the Beast," a Harry-Potter-ish coming-of-age animation, topped the Japanese box office for the weekend of July 11-12.
Mamoru Hosoda's animated tale “The Boy and the Beast,” which is repped by Gaumont, has attracted distributors across Europe. Produced by Studio Chizu and Nippon TV, “The Boy and the Beast” has…
If "Twilight" were an international anime sensation, then "Wolf Children" would be the alternate history Team Jacob fans had been demanding all along. Those displeased that Bella had a vampire demon…
Gallic toon "Ernest and Celestine" nabbed the top award at the New York Intl. Children's Film Festival, with 'Starry Starry Night' and 'Wolf Children' winning audience awards.
TOKYO — "The Kirishima Thing," a drama about the fall-out when a star high-school volleyball player inexplicably quits the team, won the film prize at the 36th awards from the Japan Academy in Tokyo…
SITGES -- Leos Carax's surrealistic dramedy "Holy Motors" swept Catalonia's 45th Sitges Festival awards Saturday, collecting film, director and Sitges' Critics and Silver Melies Awards.
As the recent death of famed children's book illustrator Maurice Sendak made clear, even geniuses don't live forever. Fans of Japanese toon maestro Hayao Miyazaki, now 71, have long speculated about…
Mamoru Hosoda, helmer of hit toon "Summer Wars," which earned $22 million at the Japanese box office in 2009, has unveiled his latest project.
Nippon Television Network is to raise its stake in Madhouse from 10.4% to 84.5% and make the Tokyo-based toon house a subsid.
Did Disney-Pixar's withdrawal from the Intl. Animation Society make a difference in this year's Annie Awards nominations?
Sixteen toons submitted but the branch has yet to rule on whether they all qualify. Given the category's rules, if just one falls out, the category shrinks to three nominees. The 15 entries below…