If you’re coming to Japan and want to experience the nightlife on offer – and you LOVE anime – then you’ll need to find a nice quiet place to wet your nose. Bar “Moon Walk”, featured in anime film Night Is Short, Walk on Girl, has a special menu based off the film. Hit the jump to read about the bar and our experience at it.
Masaaki Yuasa's latest film in Ride Your Wave continues to rack up critical accolades as Canadian film festival Fantasia Fest has released the complete list of award winners from its roster of films in competition, which includes the film. Hit the jump for details.
At the same time as its screening at Anime Expo, the official Japanese website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Sumito Oowara's Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! manga has started streaming a 60-second new PV to introduce its characters and world, including its story's main location Shibahama High School. See how they are recreated in the anime world after the jump!
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has announced that they've acquired the North American distribution rights for RIDE YOUR WAVE (known in Japan as Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara), the latest anime theatrical film from director Masaaki Yuasa (Lu Over the Wall, Devilman Crybaby) and studio Science Saru which tells a story of two young lovers that are torn apart when tragedy strikes only to be miraculously reunited. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ten days before the release of his latest film Ride Your Wave in Japan, internationally acclaimed anime director Masaaki Yuasa is already ready to reveal his next project. Today he is confirmed to direct Inu-Oh, an animation musical film adaptation of Hideo Furukawa's historical novel about a noh player in the 14th century, Tales of the Heike: Chapter Inu-Oh. Hit the jump for more details.