A scene from the "Attack on Titan" animated series ((c) Hajime Isayama, Kodansha/ "Attack on Titan" Production Committee)
ANIME NEWS: 'Attack on Titan' special to kick off in late November in Tokyo
A special exhibition devoted to Hajime Isayama's popular manga series "Attack on Titan" will kick off Nov. 28 at the Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo.
(c) Shirow Masamune ・ Production I.G/ Kodansha ・ Ghost in The Shell Arise Committee
ANIME NEWS: Margot Robbie tapped for lead role in Hollywood’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’
Australian actress Margot Robbie will play the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi in Hollywood’s live-action adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell,” according to U.S. entertainment news website The Wrap.
Hideaki Anno (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: TIFF to host special exhibition devoted to 'Evangelion' creator Hideaki Anno
The Tokyo International Film Festival will host a special exhibition Oct. 23-31 dedicated to "Evangelion" creator Hideaki Anno.
From "Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day" ((c) Anohana Project)
ANIME NEWS: 'Anohana' team making new film set for 2015 release
The production team behind the anime TV series "Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day" has begun work on an original animated feature film set in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, to be released in 2015.
Hatsune Miku performs in Moscow in March 2012. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: Hatsune Miku to give 'live' shows in Los Angeles, New York
Virtual singing sensation Hatsune Miku is set to mesmerize fans in the United States with a "live" performance in Los Angeles and New York in October.
A scene from "Wormy," which won the Grand Prix award in 2014 ((c) Mizui Kakeru)
ANIME NEWS: Miyagi Sendai Animation Grand Prix 2015 competition under way
Aiming to help unrecognized artists carve out a career in the anime industry, the Miyagi Sendai Animation Grand Prix 2015 competition is now open, with entries being accepted through Jan. 13.
An illustration from "Fate/Zero," the  prequel to "Fate/Stay Night." ((c) Nitroplus/Type-Moon/ufotable/FZPC)
ANIME NEWS: 'Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works' preview set for Sept. 28
The long-awaited sequel to sci-fi anime TV series "Fate/Zero" will make its simultaneous worldwide premiere on Sept. 28.
(c) 2014 "Stand By Me Doraemon" Production Committee
ANIME NEWS: 'Stand By Me Doraemon' set for international release
The popular 3-D computer animated "Stand By Me Doraemon" will be shown in theaters in 21 countries and regions after drawing enormous crowds at home since its Aug. 8 release.
Animation director Mamoru Oshii (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: 'Giovanni's Island,' director Mamoru Oshii win big at Fantasia fest in Canada
Mizuho Nishikubo's film "Giovanni's Island" won the Satoshi Kon Award for Achievement in Animation, becoming the Best Animated Feature in the Animation Competition category at the 18th Fantasia International Film Festival.
From "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" ((c) 2013 Hatake Jimusho・GNDHDDTK)
ANIME NEWS: GKIDS to distribute Studio Ghibli's 'Tale of Princess Kaguya'
GKIDS Inc., a U.S. independent distributor for animation and family-oriented entertainment, announced it has acquired North American rights to "The Tale of Princess Kaguya" for theatrical release in October.
Takashi Yamazaki (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: Tokyo filmfest to open with 'Big Hero 6,' close with 'Parasyte'
Two manga-inspired films will have their world premieres at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) this fall.
An illustration from the previous film adaptation, "Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie" ((c) Masashi Kishimoto, Scott/ Shueisha, TV Tokyo, Pierrot)
ANIME NEWS: New 'Naruto' movie to hit screens Dec. 6; exhibition planned for 2015
A new "Naruto" film adaptation will hit theaters Dec. 6, followed by a special exhibition scheduled for 2015.
A scene from "The Bigger Picture" by Daisy Jacobs ((c)National Film and Television School)
ANIME NEWS: British artist takes top prize at Hiroshima anime festival
Daisy Jacobs' "The Bigger Picture" won the Grand Prize in the 15th Hiroshima International Animation Festival on Aug. 25, the final day of the event.
"Space Invaders" (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: 'Space Invaders' set to get Hollywood treatment
"Space Invaders," the classic arcade video game developed by Taito Corp. in the late 1970s, looks set to be adapted into a Hollywood movie.
Director Hayao Miyazaki (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: Hayao Miyazaki inducted into Will Eisner Hall of Fame
Anime maestro Hayao Miyazaki has been inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame.
From “Ernest & Celestine,” which was named the Notable Entry (the second best award) in the feature film category in 2014 ((c) StudioCanal)
ANIME NEWS: Tokyo Anime Award Festival accepting entries for Competition Program
The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) is accepting entries for the Competition Program of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) that will be held in March 2015.
(c) Eiichiro Oda/ Shueisha
ANIME NEWS: 'One Piece' theme park to open in Tokyo Tower in spring 2015
Fans of the wildly popular pirate manga and anime "One Piece" will be counting down the days to spring 2015, when the first official "One Piece" theme park opens in Tokyo Tower.
"The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" ((c)2013 Hatake Jimusho GNDHDDTK)
ANIME NEWS: Isao Takahata's 'Princess Kaguya' to make North American premiere at Toronto film fest
Isao Takahata's "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
"Wonder" by Mirai Mizue ((c) Makotoya)
ANIME NEWS: 7 films from Japan to compete at Ottawa anime festival
Zhu Yantong's award-winning "My Milk Cup Cow" is one of seven animated films from Japan that were selected for competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival to be held Sept. 17-21.
A scene from "Gundam Build Fighters" ((c) SOTSU・SUNRISE・TV Tokyo)
ANIME NEWS: 'Gundam Build Fighters Try' to hit small screens in October
The "Gundam Build Fighters" animated series will return to small screens in October.

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