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!
Mari Okada's directorial debut, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, has had its US theater run, generating many tears in the eyes of viewers along the way. Now, with the film's Blu-Ray release coming in 2019, we take a moment to look back on Maquia, the ways it moved us, and the lessons it has to teach. Hit the jump to relive the journey!
Mari Okada's Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms is a special film, and it's getting an equally special release on Blu-ray in the form of a deluxe edition. Check out details and a preview after the jump!
Girls und Panzer's director has a new anime project! Isabelle joins the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Yugi Muto himself joins the JUMP FORCE! New and classic titles joining Crunchyroll, anime in theaters, new anime announcements, and so much more! Hit the jump for highlights of this week's hottest anime news!
The English-dubbed version of Mari Okada's directorial debut, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, is coming to theaters on September 21. You can sample the dub in the new clip from ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio after the jump.
Whether you got a chance to see it or not, Mari Okada's stunning directorial debut is coming back to theaters next month. Read on for more about Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms' new English dub after the jump.
Every year, The Annecy International Animated Film Festival transforms France into the temporary world capitol for animation. Next week, the festival will be hosting a second annual summit for women in animation. With creative staff for animated projects being comprised of more and more women each year, we explore what these shifting dynamics mean for the animation industry at large.
Renowned anime writer Mari Okada (The Anthem of the Heart and Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) makes her directorial debut with Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms. Read on for the latest details.
North American distributor ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio announced plans to release anime screenwriter Mari Okada's directorial debut in U.S. theaters. Okada's first outing as director is Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, so hit the jump for a trailer and more!