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    Wednesday October 21, 2020
  • Studio Chizu Produces Original Anime CM for Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

    The theme of the collaboration project is "Kindness born from strong feelings for people"

    Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, one of the largest life insurance companies in Japan based in Tokyo, announced today that it has partnered with Studio Chizu, the internationally acclaimed animation film production which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2021. The studio's first original anime commercial for the collaboration is released today, October 22. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday February 5, 2020
  • Mamoru Hosoda’s Summer Wars to Get Orchestrated Screening in Tokyo

    Listen to the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra as you watch King Kazuma win the “war”

    Summer Wars has been on an epic 10th-anniversary celebration with pop-up stores, exhibitions, and even a 4DX re-release in Japanese theaters. That all comes to a close with the final event of the celebration, which was announced on February 6, a Summer Wars Film Concert, featuring the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Thursday November 28, 2019
  • Mamoru Hosoda’s Summer Wars Anime Film to Get 4DX Screenings for Its 10th Anniversary in Japan

    The film will be shown across Japan from January 17, 2020

    It’s been over 10 years since Mamoru Hosoda’s Madhouse produced film Summer Wars was first screened in Japan and over the last year, Hosoda’s Studio Chizu has been running the 10th Anniversary Project for the film titled “UPDATE.” For the newest event, they're re-releasing the film in 4DX! Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Thursday December 6, 2018
  • Mirai Anime Film Earns Golden Globe Nomination

    Mamoru Hosoda's latest movie competes for prestigious award in "Best Animated Film" category

    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.

  • Saturday July 14, 2018
  • Studio Chizu Publishes Mysterious Countdown Site Referencing "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time"

    Are the makers of "The Boy and the Beast", "Wolf Children", and "MIRAI" teasing a possible sequel?

    In a move that has got fans' hearts a-flutter, Studio Chizu (The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children, MIRAI) recently published a mysterious countdown website that references words and images from the 2006 film, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday June 7, 2018
  • Mamoru Hosoda's "Mirai of the Future" 3rd Trailer Shows Importance of Family Bonds

    Internationally acclaimed director's new original film hits Japanese theaters July 20

    Following the second one with its theme song "Mirai no Theme," the official website for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming new original anime feature Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of The Future)/MIRAI has started streaming a 90-second third trailer introducing its ED theme song "Uta no Kisha" (The Song Train) also by 65-year-old singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita. Watch the latest clip with newly-introduced footage after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 17, 2018
  • Mamoru Hosoda's "MIRAI" Heads to 2018 Cannes Film Festival

    Theatrical anime film will screen as part of the Directors' Fortnight section courtesy of distributor GKIDS

    New York-based film distributor GKIDS is heading to France for the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival, and they're bringing MIRAI, the latest fantastical anime film from director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, with them. Hit the jump to learn more.