The official site for the new Initial D trilogy film project has announced that its first chapter Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 1-Kakusei- will get 4DX screenings on five selected theaters in Japan next month. 4DX is a new technology to provide various environmental effects to the audience in the theater. Hit the jump for more details.
Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a 30-second announcement video narrated by Risa Taneda as Mirai Kuriyama for the upcoming feature film edition of its Kyokai no Kanata/Beyond the Boundary TV anime series. The film is slated for the spring of 2015. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The official Twitter account for the Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- anime series announced today that the upcoming compilation film titled Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- DC will open in Japan on January 31, 2015. The all-new second film is also planned to be released within the same year. Hit the jump for more information.
The most successful Japanese CG anime film is still doing strong in the box office. Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series created by Fujiko F. Fujio, has reached the amazing 7 billion yen mark in the Japanese box office in 40 days from its opening on August 8. Check more after the jump.
It is officially announced today on September 17 that the first compilation film Attack on Titan: Guren no Yumiya, which compiles the first 13 episodes of the TV anime, will be screened at the upcoming 27th Tokyo International Film Festival as a special invitation film. Hit the jump for more information.
Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series featuring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura finally released in Japan last Saturday. As expected, it ruled the weekend box office with an impressive 919,479,200 yen. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the live-action film adaptation of Taku Tsumugi's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1980s Hot Road announced yesterday that the film has earned 2.01 billion yen with 1,589,000 ticket sales as of September 10, in 26 days from its opening on August 16. Hit the jump for more details.
One day before its opening day in Japan, the distributor Shochiku has also added a three-minute trailer for Neon Messiah, the anime segment of the upcoming hybrid live-action/anime film project Cardfight!! Vanguard: The Movie. Check the clip after the jump.