Groundbreaking anime director Mamoru Hosoda, known for his films Wolf Children, Summer Wars, BELLE, among so many more, will be showing off the secrets of how he creates anime in the latest NHK Academia episode. Learn a little about the special after the jump!
Exactly ten years ago, on July 21, 2012, Mamoru Hosoda's second original anime feature film Wolf Children was released in Japan. To commemorate its 10th anniversary, Studio Chizu's official Twitter account has posted a memorial illustration. Check it out after the jump!
Bandai fashion brand Bancolle! is teaming up with Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu to release a line of watches, apparel, and other goods related to BELLE and Summer Wars. Fans of the films can pre-order items now, and have a look at what's on offer after the jump!
Turning Red director Domee Shi sits down with acclaimed anime director Mamoru Hosoda to discuss strong female protagonists, animation as a medium, inspirations and more. Hit the jump to watch the full video!