It's the birthday of the great Naoko Yamada, one of the youngest and celebrated anime directors of this generation. To celebrate her big day, we're taking a look at how she's grown as a director at Kyoto Animation through the works she has directed. Hit the jump to read on!
Shinichi Isa, a member of the National Diet, tweeted out on October 2 more information on how the donated money to Kyoto Animation was going to used. Kyoto Animation also discussed their physical store. Animate and Weekly Shonen Magazine team up to support the studio. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese anime film distributor Shochiku announced on August 16 that it’ll be screening films produced by Kyoto Animation over two cinemas in Tokyo and Kyoto from August 23 “for customers to watch many of the wonderful works produced by Kyoto Animation on the big screen.” Hit the jump to see more!
Anime is home to many precious friendships, but all of them start out as such. To celebrate International Friendship Day, we look at a diverse range of those that started on more than just the wrong foot. Hit the jump to find out who made the cut!
Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory have joined forces to release the 2016 anime theatrical film, A Silent Voice, in a deluxe Bluray + DVD + digital package that will be published in North America on April 02, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Good news, anime fans! Fathom Events and Eleven Arts are teaming up once again to bring the 2016 film, A Silent Voice (known in Japan as Koe no Katachi), back to U.S. theaters for a special set of screenings in some 500 theaters on January 28 and January 31, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the success of Liz and the Blue Bird, ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is preparing to return to Naoko Yamada's previous Kyoto Animation feature. Read on for more.
The composer for A Silent Voice and now Liz and the Blue Bird, Kensuke Ushio, sat down with us to talk about coprime numbers, working with Naoko Yamada again, and the creative process that went into the creation of Liz and the Blue Bird.
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.
If you missed catching the A Silent Voice anime film in theaters back in October, Eleven Arts Anime Studio is giving everyone another chance. Read on for more details on the upcoming English-dubbed screenings!