The latest Tubi update has Fox's free streaming service teaming up with Shout! Factory to stream a handful of acclaimed titles, including In This Corner of the World, Millennium Actress, Liz and the Blue Bird, Penguin Highway, and more. Read on for details.
The official Twitter account for anime studio CONTRAIL, set up by In This Corner of the World anime film director Sunao Katabuchi for his next film, confirmed that the next film is now in production and that it'll be set in Kyoto during the Heian period around 1,000 years ago. More details are after the jump!
Over the last 10 years, anime as an industry has grown immensely, thanks in part due to the massive box office growth of anime films in theaters. Japanese survey site Rankingoo asked 10,314 people what they thought was the most impressive anime film of the last decade, barring sequels to TV anime and compilation films. Check out the top 10 after the jump!
The 129-minute original version of the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni / In This Corner of the World was released in Japan on November 12, 2016. On the fourth-anniversary day, the film's director Sunao Katabuchi posted his message on Twitter to look back at the four years since its release. Check out what he wrote after the jump.
It's an exciting time to be a fan of anime films, as we're currently enjoying a flourishing of anime directorial talent. From familiar names who've only recently stepped into the directorial seat, to fresh artists who've ascended at an almost unbelievable pace, let's explore some more key directors of this new film vanguard!
Nine years ago today, studio MAPPA was founded by one of Madhouse's lead producers, heralding a unique and thrilling history of MAPPA productions. Today, let's explore the origins of this acclaimed studio, and break down some of their greatest productions over the years!
Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, along with their daughter Aiko, attended a charity screening of the anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni / In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World, held at Nisho Hall in Tokyo on December 18. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni / In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World has posted a 100-second full trailer to introduce more newly animated scenes focusing on the friendship between the protagonist Suzu Hojo (CV: Non) and Rin Shiraki (Nanase Iwai). Check out the new clip after the jump.
The official website for the forthcoming anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni/In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World has posted a 60-second new trailer introducing an additional character for the extended edition, Teru voiced by Kana Hanazawa (Kuroneko in Oreimo, Red Blood Cell in Cells at Work!). Meet the new character after the jump.
Since February 18, 2017, Tsuchiura Central Cinemas in Ibaraki Prefecture has been screening the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World without break. And the film will finally reach the 1,000-day theatrical run at the theater on August 8. Hit the jump for more details.