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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!