The latest anime film to receive North American theatrical distribution from GKIDS is Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess, previously known under the English title of Ancien and the Magic Tablet and known in Japan as Hirune Hime: Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming anime feature film Hirunehime -Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari- (English title: Ancien and the Magic Tablet) has posted a four-minute special PV featuring its theme song "Daydream Believer" sung by 24-year-old actress Mitsuki Takahata who voices the protagonist Kokone Morikawa. Check her song and highlight scenes from the film after the jump!
It is confirmed today that a spin-off short titled Ancien to Mahou no Tablet ~Mouhitotsu no Nemurihime~ (Ancien and the Magic Tablet ~Another Napping Princess~) will be streamed on Hulu in early March prior to the theatrical release of the main film directed by Kenji Kamiyama in Japan on March 18. Hit the jump for more details.
In addition to the previously reported Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2017, acclaimed director Kenji Kamiyama's latest anime feature film Hirunehime -Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari- (English title: Ancien and the Magic Tablet) is also chosen as the opening film for the upcoming Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
At the latest press conference for the upcoming Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2017 held in Sapporo yesterday, it was announced that the anime feature film Hirunehime -Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari- (Princess Nap -The Story of Unknown Me-) was chosen as the opening film for the internationally popular event. Hit the jump for more details.
Netflix has announced the acquisition of exclusive, world-wide digital distribution rights for Cyborg 009 Call of Justice, a 3-part 3DCG theatrical film series based on the cybernetic superheroes created by legendary manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori. Hit the jump to learn more.