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.
Pokemon Detective Pikachu reveals its first trailer, a The Flowers of Evil movie adaptation has been announced written by Mari Okada, the final Dragon Ball Super: Broly trailer has been released, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
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.
The Oscars are rarely friendly to anime, but there are a handful of hopefuls aiming to get into the running this year. In fact, a whopping eight anime films have been submitted, five of which come from GKIDS alone. Read on for more.
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.
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!
Following its showing at the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival back in May, Mamoru Hosoda's MIRAI anime film now has a premiere date in U.S. theaters. Read on for details.
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.
If you're considering going to Japan to take in the MIRAI exhibit, why not go the whole nine yards? Tokyo Dome Hotel is creating MIRAI-themed suites with film-related décor, gifts, and reading material. Get a preview and find out where to reserve your room after the jump!
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.
The story of animated film MIRAI is coming to the printed page in four different ways! From novelizations to recreations of books in the film, you can share stories of Mamoru Hosoda's latest work with your whole family. Check out the four new titles after the jump.
Take a look behind the curtain at Mamoru Hosoda's MIRAI. A new documentary interviews the many and varied professionals behind the three-year production of the upcoming film. Find out more after the jump!
Mamoru Hosoda's many anime works are coming to life this summer in a new Tokyo art exhibit. Witness the worlds of Summer Wars, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and his latest work MIRAI in a multi-part interactive experience. Check out advance pictures 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.