One of the recent acclaimed theatrical projects from director Masaaki Yuasa has been dated for home video. GKIDS and Shout! Factory are bringing Lu Over the Wall home on February 5, 2019, so read on for details.
The Oscars are rarely friendly to anime, but there are a handful of hopefuls aiming to get into the running this year. In fact, a whopping eight anime films have been submitted, five of which come from GKIDS alone. Read on for more.
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Masaaki Yuasa's Lu Over the Wall anime film is in select theaters throughout the United States and Canada this weekend, so GKIDS celebrated with a video. This one covers five facts about Yuasa's feature, so see if you learn anything new about Lu after the jump.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS is bringing Lu Over the Wall, an all-ages 2017 anime theatrical film about a little mermaid who becomes infatuated with the human world, to theaters in the United States beginning in May of 2018, and now the official movie poster and an English language trailer have been published for the film. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japan Media Arts Festival, organized by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs and The National Art Center, announced the winners of its four categories (art, entertainment, animation, manga) for the year 2017. 4,192 works from 98 countries and regions were submitted to the 21st event. Check out the winners of the animation and manga categories after the jump.
The New York International Children's Film Festival is currently celebrating the art of cinema at various venues in New York City, New York, USA, and two of the films featured this year are the works of Japanese directors: the 1968 Isao Takahata film, Horus, Prince of the Sun; and the 2017 Masaaki Yuasa film, Lu Over the Wall. Hit the jump to learn more.
Director Masaaki Yuasa is on fire right now, especially with his Devilman crybaby anime making its Netflix debut in just a few days. He's also seen plenty of feature film accolades recently, and North American distributor GKIDS took the opportunity to acquire a few of his heavy hitters. Read on for more.
The Agency for Cultural Affairs - a subdivision of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that recognizes excellence in Japanese arts and culture - will honor anime director Masaaki Yuasa with a medal and a letter of commendation at an official ceremony in Tokyo on July 19, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anime was a major winner at this year's Annecy International Animated Film Festival, with films from directors Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Ping Pong) and Sunao Katabuchi (Princess Arete, Mai Mai Miracle) earning big prizes. Yuasa came away with top honors, taking home the Cristal for a Feature Film award for the Science SARU production Lu Over the Wall. Read on for more.