The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) has announced the line-up of “The World of Hideaki Anno” which will be featuring works by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno in first-ever major screening occasion to showcase his works. A special trailer offers a survey of the works to be featured. Get a look after the jump.
Studio Ghibli co-founder, producer and former president Toshio Suzuki took the stage with Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno to announce the complete list of 50 of Anno’s work to be screened for October's 27th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival's special “The World of Hideaki Anno" programming. During this, Suzuki spoke to Anno's role in the future of anime, and the ever-popular subject of a next-Miyazaki.
October's 27th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival announced plans to present “The World of Hideaki Anno,” first-ever major screening showcase of the Evangelion creator's works. A complete list of 50 of Anno’s work from student films and promo videos to TV programs and theatrical features to be screened will be announced in a late-August press conference. More after the jump.
After Evangelion, Hideaki Anno worked on the anime adaption of shoujo manga KareKano. Then, he closed out the '90s with a pair of serious, live-action movies, Love & Pop and Ritual. He returned to live-action in far more lighthearted form with 2004's Cutie Honey adaptation. He's now back in 3D, helping with concept and setting on fall's drama ANDO-LLOYD: ~A.I. Knows Love?~. More after the jump.
Married Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and manga artist Moyocco Anno have made a bit of a tradition of contributing lanterns to the summer Bonbori Matsuri , held at theTsurugaoka Hachiman-gū shrine in Kamakura. In 2011 and 2012 Mr Anno previewed Evangelion 3.0, while Mrs had some attractive kimono sketches. This year, Hideaki had something different in mind. Get a look after the jump.
Back in June, PBS' Idea Channel "Does Animal Crossing Promote Otaku Citizenship?"Now, in time for Youtube's Geek Week, they're back discussing otaku subjects with the question "Does It Matter What Evangelion's Creator Says?" See them discuss the subject after the jump.
The weird celebrity journey of Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno continues. After being cast to voice the subject of Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises, Anno is now the star of the tie-in campaign by phone company KDDI-au. Along with a aulovesghibli.com site, promotional fan, and Ghibli Forest app for purchasing goods, there's an ad campaign featuring Anno preparing for his voice work and using the phone. More after the jump.
Sankei Sports has revealed the first casting for Hayao Miyazaki's Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Is Rising) with the surprising news that Evangelion's Hideaki Anno will be voicing the anime's subject, Zero fighter designer Jirō Horikoshi. More after the jump.
Evangelion established itself as a landmark in mecha anime, but the series drew considerable influence from creator Hideaki Anno's passion for live action special effects productions, AKA tokusatsu. Now, the legendary genre fan has taken the opportunity to share a list of his five favorite tokusatsu productions. See his picks, and sample some clips of Godzilla, Ultraman, and others after the jump!
A famous voice actress Megumi Hayashibara will narrate Studio Ghibli's new live-action short "God Warrior Attacks Tokyo" planned by Hideaki Anno. She is well-known, of course, for her role as Rei Ayanami in the Evangelion series which Anno has directed. Hit the jump for more details.
Spinning out of the Hideaki Anno/Studio Ghibli tokusatsu exhibit, figures makers Max Factory, Kaiyodo, and Good Smile will be making a selection of figures based on the exhibit's updated take on the God Warriors from Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Check them out after the jump.