A Japanese electronics company JVC KENWOOD started streaming a two-minute anime promotional movie for two new smart headsets on its official website and YouTube channel from today. Two internationally acclaimed anime creators, Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in The Shell) and Koji Morimoto (The Animatrix "Beyond") teamed up for the clip. Check out their special collaboration work after the jump!
Collectible trading card game Magic: The Gathering is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and an art exhibition in Tokyo that features original animated collaborations from directors Koji Morimoto ("Franken's Gears" in Robot Carnival, "Beyond" in The Animatrix) and Osamu Kobayashi (Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss) is part of the festivities. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Kichijoji Anime Wonderland festival is sponsoring a special live talk event featuring several influential anime directors who will speak on the future of anime and on the "heroes" who have inspired them. Hit the jump to learn more.
Noted animator and director Koji Morimoto, who is best known for his work on Akira and Macross 7 will make his first appearance as the Guest of Honor during the AnimeFest 2012 anime convention in Dallas Texas this Labor Day weekend. Hit the jump for all the details.