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    Tuesday January 12, 2021
  • Toho Revises Its Earnings Forecast Upward Significantly Due to Demon Slayer Film's Huge Success

    The film has earned a record-breaking 35.7 billion yen since October 2020

    Japanese film production and distribution company Toho announced on January 12 that it has upwardly revised its earnings forecast for the fiscal year ending February 2021 (March 2020-February 2021) due to the huge success of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday January 4, 2021
  • Makoto Shinkai Discusses How He Got Pretty Cure in Weathering with You

    "I love Precure, so I really wanted to put it in the film."

    During the first broadcast of Weathering with You on Japanese TV last night, fans of Pretty Cure re-ignited the love the film showed to the series with the appearance of cosplayers at a Comiket-like event in the film, with both becoming a trending topic on Japanese messaging boards. Shinkai explained how he was able to get the Toei characters in a Toho film and why he did so. Read how after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 27, 2020
  • Fall Guys to Go Kaiju-Sized with Godzilla DLC

    Check out a preview of what's stomping into the store

    Ready to take your Fall Guys game to the next level? It's just been announced that the King of the Monster himself will be available as a costume in the hit multiplayer game's store starting next week! Get your first look at the upcoming Godzilla gear after the jump.

  • Friday September 18, 2020
  • Minari Director Lee Isaac Chung to Direct Live-Action Your Name Adaptation for Hollywood

    Lee Isaac Chung replaces the previously reported Marc Webb

    Hot off the heels of winning audiences and critics over at Sundance with his latest film Minari, The Hollywood Reporter revealed today that Lee Isaac Chung's next film will be the Hollywood adaptation of Makoto Shinkai's massive anime hit Your Name. More information after the jump!

  • Thursday July 16, 2020
  • Tiny Cute Chibi Godzilla Has Original Web Anime Series

    "My Roomie Is a Dino" manga's story writer Moriko Mori provides scripts

    Two Tokyo-based companies, helo and wwwaap have co-produced a 12-episode web anime series "Tadaima! Chibi Godzilla," which is based on the "Chibi Godzilla" project to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Toho's Godzilla franchise. Its 30-second first episode is now available on YouTube. Meet the tiny cute king of the monsters after the jump!

  • Monday June 8, 2020
  • Akira Anime Film Producer Corrects 30-Year Fact on How Much the Groundbreaking Film Cost to Make

    No, Akira didn't cost 1.1 billion yen to produce, says executive producer Shigeru Watanabe

    Akira anime film producer Shigeru Watanabe went to Twitter with one question, "why do Google and Wikipedia cite Akira's budget as 1.1 billion yen when that amount is too high?" Thankfully, Twitter user and Katsuhiro Otomo researcher Junya Suzuki came to Watanabe's aid, helping correct some 32-year-old incorrect information on the legendary anime film. Read on to learn the information for yourself!

  • Case Closed: The Scarlet Bullet Anime Film Rescheduled for April 2021

    The film was set to open in April 2020 but was postponed due to COVID-19

    The newest Detective Conan/Case Closed anime film, 'The Scarlet Bullet', was set to be released on April 17, 2020, but was postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Finally today, it was announced that the anime film will be be released in Japanese theaters in April 2021. Catch all the details after the jump!

     

  • Friday April 3, 2020
  • Detective Conan's Latest Anime Film 'The Scarlet Bullet' Postponed Due to Coronavirus

    Crayon Shin-chan's next film also delayed from its April 24 release

    Toho announced on April 3 that the latest Detective Conan/Case Closed anime film, The Scarlet Bullet, alongside the slate of films to be released over the next month from the production studio, will be postponed to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). More details after the jump.

  • Thursday October 17, 2019
  • Lupin The Third Sends A Notice to Steal "The Treasure of Godzilla"

    Lupin's designated day is November 3, when the "Godzilla Fes 2019" event is held

    The official Twitter for Toho's Godzilla franchise reported today that a crime notice from Lupin The Third, the world's most wanted thief, was found on the New Godzilla statue at the Hibiya Godzilla Square in Tokyo. It says, "I will visit to steal the treasure of Godzilla." Learn more after the jump.

  • Saturday August 10, 2019
  • Godzilla Gets the Puppet Treatment with new YouTube Series Gojiban

    Toho releases episode 1 of new "Godzilla-kun" series

    Godzilla and friends are a bit more approachable in their latest outing! A new puppet series, Gojiban, has just launched on YouTube, featuring cute new takes on Toho's classic kaiju. Watch the first episode after the jump!