TOKYO – Not downhearted by the lackluster global response to Paramount's live action adaptation of its cult animation, leading Japanese cartoon firm Production I.G. is to produce a new “Ghost In the…
Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) is looking to take anime to a global audience in partnership with Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co. The two firms have created joint venture AK Holdings…
Japan's biggest box office hit this year at $150 million and counting, Makoto Shinkai's animation "Your Name," has sparked a tourism bonanza for some of the film's real-life settings. The story…
Streaming platform Crunchyroll and Japanese publishing conglomerate Kadokawa are partnering to distribute Kadokawa anime titles.
Japanese distributor Gaga to produce live-action feature from "Itazurana Kiss."
Fuji TV will stream its upcoming "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" anime series on Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Crunchyroll, the Asian-flavored U.S. website, and Japanese trading company Sumitomo, announce a venture to produce original anime.
Kadokawa is a major player in the manga and anime markets, with the former feeding the latter. Among its most successful collaborators is Mamoru Hosoda, an animator who has taken over the hitmaker…
Iconic Japanese robot-themed animation Mobile Suit Gundam will be given pride of place this year at October's edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival
"To All the Corners of This World," a WWII-era anime feature has raised a large chunk of its budget from crowd-funding.
TOKYO – The latest feature installment in the long-running "Dragon Ball" action anime series will be the first Japanese film to theatrically bow in the 3D IMAX format. Titled "Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu…