O Maidens in Your Savage Season (known in Japan as Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo), a manga written by Mari Okada and illustrated by Nao Emoto about a group of teenage girls in a high school literature club experiencing the pangs of adolescent romance, is being adapted into a TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
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, a prominent female writer who's behind powerful works like AnoHana and Iron-Blooded Orphans, returns with her first work as a director: Maquia: Where the Promised Flower Blooms! Releasing this week across North America, here we are to give you our thoughts and all the details!
Here there be dragons! Character goods maker MOVIC is rolling out a limited run of made-to-order dragon plushies featuring one of the main characters of Dragon Pilot - Hisone and Masotan, an original TV anime that is coming to U.S. Netflix on September 21, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.
My Hero Academia movie gets a new visual, Fairy Tail creator Hiro Mashima annaunces new manga series, The Promised Neverland anime announcement, & More! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
Mari Okada's autobiography, From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to "Anohana" and "The Anthem of the Heart", will serve as the basis for a live-action TV drama that will broadcast during the 22:00 time slot (10:00 PM JST) on BS Premium on September 01, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
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!