CONTRAIL, an animation production company based in Tokyo, has released the second production preview video for director Sunao Katabuchi's (Black Lagoon, In This Corner of the World) yet-titled latest anime film. The clip shows the film's black-and-white storyboards and scenes from its production site. Watch the special video after the jump!
It's been nearly a year since we learned about In This Corner of the World director Sunao Katabuchi’s next film and now the yet-unnamed film is entering full drawing production. To celebrate the production milestone CONTRAIL released a short video detailing some of the pre-production processes, as well as announcing more staff for the film. Check it out after the jump!
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!