The Bakuon Film Festival in MOVIX Kyoto is holding its third film festival from October 1 to 6 in Kyoto. The festival is showing a collection of films where “music” is a theme of the movie hand selected by a respected film and music critic in Japan, including two Kyoto Animation films and a Satoshi Kon film. Hit the jump to see what’s on show.
After 20 years, one of the greatest writers of this generation, Neil Gaiman, discusses his involvement with the English Dub of Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke and who got him the job in the first place! Read on to find out more!
Over the last few months, the relationship between the governments of South Korea and Japan have been breaking down. Now, anime, beer, tourism and even Spider-Man has been caught up in the fray between the two nations. Hit the jump to find out more.
The official movie poster and trailer have been released for Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Shuurei!! Uchuu-jin Shiriri ("Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: Invasion!! The Alien Shiriri"), a film that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Crayon Shin-chan series of animated theatrical films. Hit the jump for a close encounter of the third kind.
Shinnosuke Nohara, the rambunctious 5 year old protagonist of the Crayon Shin-chan manga and TV anime, is about to have a close encounter of the 3rd kind with an upcoming theatrical film that will celebrate 25 years of Crayon Shin-chan in animated form. Hit the jump to phone home.