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    Thursday February 1, 2018
  • New Short Documentary On Revered "Street Fighter" Illustrator Akira “Akiman” Yasuda Now Online

    Short doc shines light on ex-Capcom illustrator

    For those of us that grew up around the time that Street Fighter II and Final Fight were arcade mainstays, the one thing that most people remember besides the gameplay was the striking artwork and character designs, recreated obsessively by fans in the past two decades. Hit the jump for the documentary

  • Tuesday July 7, 2015
  • VIDEO: "The Definitive History of Shenmue" Fan Documentary Previewed

    Filmmaker Adam Sipione embarks on "A Gamer's Journey" in upcoming doc

    Hardcore Shenmue fans are a dedicated lot. Would Yu Suzuki really be able to realize his dream of making Shenmue III without years and years of outspoken fans crying for more? This dedication shines through in A Gamer's Journey: The Definitive History of Shenmue, an upcoming documentary from cinematographer/filmmaker Adam Sipione. Hit the jump for a trailer.

  • Sunday July 1, 2012
  • VIDEO: Documentary Film "Animation Maestro Gisaburo" Trailer

    Worked on Tezuka's "Astro Boy", Mitsuru Adachi's "Touch", and "Street Fighter" anime

    A 71-year-old anime director Gisaburo Sugii has been working in the Japanese anime industry since 1950s. A documentary film about his career, Animeshi Sugii Gisaburo/Animation Maestro Gisaburo, will start screening in Japan on July 28. Watch the trailer after the jump.

  • Saturday July 30, 2011
  • VIDEO: Independent Documentary about Hatsune Miku and VOCALOID

    "The world spread from Hatsune Miku"

    Moroten, a Japanese independent documentary production group has posted the first episode of their web documentary series, "Web Real: Beyond the Screen". The episode "The world spreads from Hatsune Miku" features Hatsune Miku and the VOCALOID phenomenon in Japan. Watch the documentary after the jump.

  • Friday July 29, 2011
  • VIDEO: Barefoot Gen's Hiroshima Documentary Trailer

    Yuko Ishida's film depicts Hiroshima through Barefoot Gen creator

    The creator of the Barefoot Gen manga—atomic bomb survivor Keiji Nakazawa—is the focus of Yuko Ishida's Hadashi no Gen ga Mita Hiroshima documentary, which opens in Tokyo on August 6. The Cinema Today website began streaming the Japanese trailer for the film this week, and you can check it out after the jump.

  • Thursday July 28, 2011
  • VIDEO: "Beyond the Game" Documents Gaming Culture

    Upcoming documentary explores tournaments, cons and more

    AnimatronicAckbar is a group currently working hard on documenting gaming culture with a film titled Beyond the Game. Their documentary aims to explore the gaming world through arcades, tournaments, conventions, music, fans and their relationships with one another. Hit the jump to check out the trailer.

  • Tuesday May 17, 2011
  • Documentary: The Echo of Astro Boy's Footsteps

    About the legendary anime sound effects man Matsuo Ohno

    Euro Space, an art-house cinema in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, will start screening The Echo of Astro Boy's Footsteps, a documentary film about legendary anime sound effects man Matsuo Ohno on May 21. The documentary was world-premiered at the 12th Jeonju International Film Festival on April 28-May 6, 2011.