May 24 is director Shinichiro Watanabe's birthday! We're all already into Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Space Dandy... so today we're taking a look at Watanabe's turns as a music producer for the works of other directors! Look back with us on Mind Game, Michiko & Hatchin, and The Woman Called Fujiko Mine after the jump!
Looking for some great anime movies on VRV, but don't know where to start? Hit the jump below for some of our favorites!
New York-based film distributors GKIDS is bringing Masaaki Yuasa and Studio 4°C's mind-bending 2004 theatrical film, MIND GAME, back to select US theaters in Los Angeles, California and New York City, New York for a series of special screenings in February and March of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's time to start prepping questions, because Masaaki Yuasa is currently slotted in for a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on January 21. Read on for more!
Director Masaaki Yuasa is on fire right now, especially with his Devilman crybaby anime making its Netflix debut in just a few days. He's also seen plenty of feature film accolades recently, and North American distributor GKIDS took the opportunity to acquire a few of his heavy hitters. Read on for more.
VRV has announced that, start Friday, December 29th, the service will be exclusively streaming anime movie Mind Game. Based on a manga by Robin Nishi and directed by Masaaki Yuasa, the movie features a "variety of experimental visual styles and has earned many awards." More after the jump.
You might have caught the distinctive free-spirit of Masaaki Yuasa's animation in series like The Tatami Galaxy, Kaiba and Ping Pong. In 2004 he created a marvel with Mind Game, an adaptation of manga author Robin Nishi's wild story. A crowd-funding campaign this spring to support a Blu-ray release hit its goal is six days. And, this is now available for order.
Studio 4ºC started a crowdfunding project last month to release Mind Game on Blu-Ray and proceeded to breeze past its goal in 5 days, including stretch goals. Hit the jump for the details and how you can still pledge for your copy.
Last August, Studio 4°C announced international plans for Netflix to stream anthology Genius Party and acclaimed feature Mind Game, along with Sunao Katabuchi's 2001 feminist fairy tale film Princess Arete, inspired by Diana Coles's 1983 story The Clever Princess, and Yoshiharu Ashino's 2004 magic girl TV anime/OVA Tweeny Witches. This August, the chance to watch those distinctive works of anime on that platform ends.
Studio 4°C has delivered on their teaser of international plans for streaming anthology Genius Party and acclaimed feature Mind Game. Those works, along with Sunao Katabuchi's 2001 feminist fairy tale film Princess Arete, inspired by Diana Coles's 1983 story The Clever Princess, and Yoshiharu Ashino's 2004 magic girl TV anime/OVA Tweeny Witches, will be offered starting in September. More after the jump.