Mamoru Hosoda's film Summer Wars turns 10 this year! To celebrate, a series of events is kicking off this summer, starting with a presentation of the MIRAI museum exhibit in Ueda City. Get more info after the jump!
Soon after receiving the news that Mamoru Hosoda's 2018 anime feature film Mirai no Mirai/MIRAI was chosen as one of the five nominees in the Animated Feature category of the 91st Academy Awards last night, the official blog of Studio Chizu, the film's production studio, posted the director's comment about it. Check out what he said after the jump.
Mirai, the latest animated theatrical film from director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, has been nominated in the category of "Best Animated Film" for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, a prestigious industry event that recognizes excellence in film and television art. Hit the jump to learn more.
Mamoru Hosoda's MIRAI anime film is coming to select U.S. theaters for a limited run starting Thursday, November 29, and GKIDS shared a new English trailer earlier today to build up anticipation. Hit the jump to watch.
From Summer Wars to The Boy and the Beast, Mamoru Hosoda has made films that captivated audiences worldwide. His latest film, Mirai, is hitting US theaters next month, so hit the jump to see what he has to say about Mirai, One Piece, The Boy and the Beast, and so much more!
Mamoru Hosoda's latest anime film, MIRAI, will be making its US premiere at the Animation is Film festival, which takes place October 19-21. To sweeten the deal further, Hosoda himself will be present for the event. Read on for more.
The Animation Is Film Festival returns for its second year in Los Angeles, CA with a special celebration of filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda's body of work, the formal debut of Studio Ponoc, with the world premiere of the studio's latest project in Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1 and the latest Madhouse project in Okko's Inn. Hiit the jump for all of the details.
Anime auteur Mamoru Hosoda’s latest magnum opus MIRAI (aka Mirai no Mirai) rececntly got the royal treatment in Japan with a large scale exhibition dedicated to the director’s work, along with a MIRAI-themed room at Tokyo Dome Hotel. Get a look at BOTH attractions after the jump!
Probably due to mostly mixed reviews by critics and audience, Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars)'s latest feature film Mirai no Mirai/Mirai of The Future/MIRAI earned a modest 289 million yen on 215,000 admissions in the weekend of July 28-29, which was 28% down from its opening weekend gross. Hit the jump for more details.
Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time)'s latest feature film based on his own original screenplay, Mirai no Mirai/Mirai of The Future/MIRAI was released in 367 theaters across Japan on July 20, and earned a not-so-impressive 400 million yen in its first Saturday and Sunday, which was a huge 40% drop from that of Hosoda's previous film The Boy and the Beast in 2015. Hit the jump for more details.