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    Wednesday February 24, 2021
  • Mamoru Hosoda's Masterpiece The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Gets 4DX Screenings in Japan

    Theatrical 4DX screenings for the 2006 film start April 2

    Mamoru Hosoda's award-winning anime film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is set to return to Japanese cinemas on April 2 for the 10th anniversary of Studio Chizu, the studio Hosoda set up to produce his newer works, and the 15th anniversary of the film. Go back in time after the jump to see the updated poster and a new trailer!

  • Saturday September 19, 2020
  • FEATURE: Ordinary People in Extraordinary Worlds, Celebrating the Characters of Mamoru Hosoda

    Marking the great man's birthday with a celebration of the grounded and relatable characters that make his films so special

    When Mamoru Hosoda made The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, he was immediately hailed as the second coming of Hayao Miyazaki. Five films later, he has gone one step beyond that and carved a niche of his own, with his own signature. On the occasion of his birthday, we take a look at what makes his films, and the characters of his films, so special. Read on to learn more.

  • Friday April 10, 2020
  • House Director Nobuhiko Obayashi Passes Away at 82

    The cult horror writer/director was battling Stage 4 lung cancer

    Writer and director Nobuhiko Obayashi is responsible for some of the strangest, most memorable films ever to come out of Japan. Today, he passed at the age of 82, after a lot battle with lung cancer. We're looking back at his weird and wonderful career after the jump.

  • Thursday September 19, 2019
  • Leaps in Animation, Leaps in Time: Celebrating Mamoru Hosoda's Birthday!

    Let's dive into some of Mamoru Hosoda's works as we look back and remember what's most touching about them

    Known for being as imaginative as he is emotionally compelling, Mamoru Hosoda is an anime director beloved to many. As we celebrate his 52nd birthday today, we take a step back and look fondly on his dazzling works, whether it's the endearing The Girl Who Leapt Through Time to the most recent and charming Mirai. Hit the jump as we walk back in time and refresh ourselves on what makes him such a prolific creator! 

  • Tuesday November 27, 2018
  • Mirai Director Mamoru Hosoda Talks About Family, Sci-Fi, and More!

    An interview with the internationally acclaimed Mamoru Hosoda!

    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!

  • Wednesday August 29, 2018
  • Need Movie Night Ideas? Here Are Some Must-See Anime Movies on VRV!

    Action? Adventure? Slice of Life? VRV has something for everyone!

    Looking for some great anime movies on VRV, but don't know where to start? Hit the jump below for some of our favorites!

  • 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.

  • Saturday June 16, 2018
  • Sneak a Peek at the Upcoming MIRAI Exhibition

    Mamoru Hosoda's films come to life in upcoming museum event

    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!

  • Friday December 22, 2017
  • Funimation Streams English Dubs of Mamoru Hosoda Movies

    This includes Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The Boy and the Beast, and Summer Wars

    Funimation has announced the addition of the English dubbed versions of the movies from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda to their offering of streaming anime. This includes Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The Boy and the Beast, and Summer Wars. More after the jump.

  • Friday October 20, 2017
  • "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" Stage Play Heads to Tokyo

    Adaptation based on 1965 science fiction novel by Yasutaka Tsutsui will run for 10 performances in February of 2018

    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (known in Japan as Toki wo Kakeru Shōjo), a classic 1965 romantic science fiction novel about a high school girl who accidentally acquires the power to time-travel, is being adapted into a stage-play that will run for 10 performances at the Panasonic Globe Theatre in Tokyo in February of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 15, 2016
  • "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" 10th Anniversary Blu-ray Box to be Offered in November

    Anniversary screenings will be held in Tokyo from July 18 to 29

    It has been confirmed that a three-disc Blu-ray box set of Mamoru Hosoda's 2006 anime film Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo/The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is set for a release on November 25, 2016, for the film's 10th anniversary. Its main disc will include a digital new master edition of the 98-minute film for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday June 9, 2016
  • Tokyo National Museum to Host "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" 10th Anniversary Screening Event

    As part of the "Studio Chizu 2016 in Summer" campaign

    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the film's theatrical release in Japan, Tokyo National Museum, the oldest Japanese national museum and largest art museum in Japan, will host a two-day outdoor screening event of Mamoru Hosoda's 2006 anime film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time on July 15 and 16. Hit the jump for more details.

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