Every year, The Annecy International Animated Film Festival transforms France into the temporary world capitol for animation. Next week, the festival will be hosting a second annual summit for women in animation. With creative staff for animated projects being comprised of more and more women each year, we explore what these shifting dynamics mean for the animation industry at large.
Renowned anime writer Mari Okada (The Anthem of the Heart and Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) makes her directorial debut with Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms. Read on for the latest details.
My Hero Academia movie gets a new visual, Fairy Tail creator Hiro Mashima annaunces new manga series, The Promised Neverland anime announcement, & More! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
Mari Okada's autobiography, From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to "Anohana" and "The Anthem of the Heart", will serve as the basis for a live-action TV drama that will broadcast during the 22:00 time slot (10:00 PM JST) on BS Premium on September 01, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
North American distributor ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio announced plans to release anime screenwriter Mari Okada's directorial debut in U.S. theaters. Okada's first outing as director is Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, so hit the jump for a trailer and more!
FLCL:Alternative has a surprise debut months ahead of schedule on April Fools (for real!), Dragon Ball goes on tour through North America, DARLING in the FRANXX movie trilogy greenlit for spring, & more! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
The latest license from J-Novel Club is Mari Okada's autobiography, so you can learn all about her rough rise in From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to "Anohana" and "The Anthem of the Heart". Read on for more.
A fanciful new key visual depicts dragons disguising themselves as airplanes in Hisone and Masotan, an upcoming original TV anime about a young pilot who joins the Air Self-Defense Force and finds herself taking care of a dragon. Hit the jump to learn more.
The main cast and a new key visual have been unveiled for Hisone and Masotan, an upcoming original TV anime about a young Air Self-Defense Force pilot who befriends a dragon. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hisone and Masotan, an upcoming original TV anime about a young Air Self-Defense Force pilot who befriends a dragon, will begin broadcasting in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS Fuji, and other stations beginning in April of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming original anime film Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou (Let's Decorate the Promised Flowers in the Farewell Morning) has released a 90-second trailer and a main poster visual for its February 24, 2018 release in Japan. Check out the latest information on the film directed by Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day scenario writer).