The official website for acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda's new anime feature Bakemono no Ko/The Boy and The Beast today posted a 30-second teaser. The highly anticipated film is slated for a release on July 11, 2015. Check the first clip after the jump.
It is announced at the press conference at the headquarters of Toho today on December 11 that acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda's new anime feature Bakemono no Ko/The Boy and The Beast is set for a release on July 11, 2015. This is his first film in three years since Wolf Children in 2012. Hit the jump for more details.
TSUTAYA, the largest DVD, Blu-ray, and CD rental shop chain in Japan, announced the annual rental rankings for each category between January 1 and December 7, 2013. The most rented title in the anime section was Mamoru Hosoda's second original film Oukami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki/Wolf Children. Check the top 20 list after the jump.
FUNimation's North American release of Summer Wars director Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children is still hitting film festivals rather than a wider theatrical or home video release, but it's getting to many corners of the country this month. See where and when after the jump.
FUNimation Entertainment announced today at New York Comic-Con that it has acquired the broadcast, home entertainment and theatrical rights to Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children Ame and Yuki as well as the broadcast, home entertainment, video on demand and theatrical rights to Shonen Jump action series Toriko. More after the jump.
The Kadokawa Anime Channel on YouTube began streaming a 137-second promotional video for the manga adaptation of Mamoru Hosoda's newest anime film Wolf Children/Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki on July 23. The manga is illustrated by Yu with Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's character designs. Check the heart-warming video after the jump.
Mamoru Hosoda's anime film Summer Wars was broadcasted on NTV's "Friday Roadshow!" block on July 20 for the second time since August of 2010. According to BIGLOBE's "Twipple Trend" service, Japanese users on Twitter posted messages about the film more than 7,800,000 times during the broadcasting time, 9:00 to 10:54 pm. Hit the jump for more details.
The YouTube channel for Nippon TV's Nittele branch has posted short and extended cuts of the most recent preview of Summer Wars director Mamoru Hosoda's latest project, Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (The Wolf Children Rain and Snow). Get a look after the jump.