October 01, 2014
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.
September 30, 2014
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.
September 29, 2014
The Tokyo International Film Festival will host a special exhibition Oct. 23-31 dedicated to "Evangelion" creator Hideaki Anno.
September 25, 2014
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.
September 24, 2014
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.
September 23, 2014
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.
September 22, 2014
The long-awaited sequel to sci-fi anime TV series "Fate/Zero" will make its simultaneous worldwide premiere on Sept. 28.
September 18, 2014
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.
September 17, 2014
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.
September 16, 2014
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.
September 15, 2014
Two manga-inspired films will have their world premieres at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) this fall.
September 12, 2014
A new "Naruto" film adaptation will hit theaters Dec. 6, followed by a special exhibition scheduled for 2015.
September 11, 2014
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.
September 10, 2014
"Space Invaders," the classic arcade video game developed by Taito Corp. in the late 1970s, looks set to be adapted into a Hollywood movie.
September 09, 2014
Anime maestro Hayao Miyazaki has been inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame.
September 08, 2014
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.
September 04, 2014
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.
September 03, 2014
Isao Takahata's "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
September 02, 2014
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.
September 01, 2014
The "Gundam Build Fighters" animated series will return to small screens in October.