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    Monday May 23, 2022
  • Mamoru Oshii to Serve as Chief Judge of The 1st Niigata International Animation Film Festival

    The first event is scheduled to be held on March 17-22, 2023

    A new international animation film festival focusing on feature-length animated films will be held in Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, starting next year. The executive committee, including internationally acclaimed anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in The Shell) who serves as the Chief Judge, announced its launch at a press conference held in Tokyo on May 23. Hit the jump for more details!

  • Sunday January 30, 2022
  • Junji Nishimura & Mamoru Oshii Team Up Again for Hikari no Ou Anime Adaptation

    Signal-MD (Platinum End) works on anime production

    WOWOW, a Japanese premium satellite television station, announced today that Junji Nishimura (SAMURAI DEEPER KYO, Kyo Kara Maoh!) will direct the forthcoming anime adaptation of Rieko Hinata's fantasy novel series Hikari no Ou on a script by Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in The Shell). Hit the jump for more information.

  • Thursday January 20, 2022
  • Mamoru Oshii's New Live-action Film Blood Friends Gets One Night Only Screening on February 5

    "BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE" will be also screened

    Internationally acclaimed anime director Mamoru Oshii's (Ghost in The Shell, Mobile Police Patlabor) new live-action film Chii Tomodachi / Blood Friends will get its one night only screening in Tokyo on February 5, 2022. The film was originally scheduled to be released in April 2020, but has been postponed four times. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday September 19, 2021
  • Ghost in the Shell Producer Confirms How Much the 1995 Anime Film Cost to Make

    The influential Mamoru Oshii film was released in 1995

    Mamoru Oshii's highly influential 1995 anime film Ghost in the Shell not only inspired anime going forward but also Hollywood directors, who still cite the film as one of the greatest of all time. But one aspect of the production of the film has been contested since its release – how much it cost to make. Luckily, a producer on the film went to Twitter to confirm the budget of the seminal film.

  • Tuesday August 31, 2021
  • Lupin the Third PART 6 TV Anime Unveils Stylish Key Visual for Its October 9 Premiere

    Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in The Shell) joins as one of the guest script writers

    Along with a stylish key visual drawn by the character designer Hirotaka Marufuji, the official portal site for the Lupin the Third franchise announced today its new TV anime series Lupin the Third PART 6 is set to premiere on Nihon TV on October 9, 2021. Check out more new information including guest script writers.

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