Japan’s Nippon TV Launches Animation Division

Japan’s Nippon TV Launches Animation Division Japanese broadcaster and content investor Nippon TV has created a dedicated animation division for the first time. Launched as part of the company’s international business division, the anime ...

Swift Clip Takes Flight with a Rather Unusual Seagull [Exclusive]

Swift Clip Takes Flight with a Rather Unusual Seagull [Exclusive] We have an exclusive look at Shout! Studios' animated family movie Swift, which opens in select theaters, Digital and On Demand everywhere February 21. The voice cast is led by Kate Winslet and Willem ...

‘Weathering With You’ Reigns With Stateside Debut; Oscar Nominees ‘Parasite’, ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Hold Strong During Holiday Weekend – Specialty Box Office

‘Weathering With You’ Reigns With Stateside Debut; Oscar Nominees ‘Parasite’, ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Hold Strong During Holiday Weekend – Specialty Box Office The Gkids anime feature Weathering with You made its U.S. debut on over 450 screens this weekend and the forecast was very sunny, as the Makoto Shinkai pic shined with a 3-day weekend estimate of ...

Studio Ponoc's Modest Heroes Hits Blu-ray This June

Gkids and Shout! Factory will issue Modest Heroes on Blu-ray + DVD and digital download on June 18, 2019. The release, which features both Japanese and English audio tracks and comes complete with ...

More Trailers for Studio Ponoc's 'Modest Heroes' Short Film Anthology

"Shun adores baseball. Only eggs defeat him." Here we go! Japanese animation house Studio Ponoc has debuted three 30-second individual trailers for their new short films as part of their first ...

First Trailer for Studio Ponoc's 'Modest Heroes' Short Film Anthology

"You'll be carried away by these modest heroes." Oh my goodness!! Studio Ponoc, the animation studio in Japan that is essentially the spiritual successor to Studio Ghibli, has released the first ...

10 Spirited Away Facts You Never Knew

10 Spirited Away Facts You Never Knew Visionary legend Hayao Miyazaki was said to be retiring, but instead, he blessed the world with the Oscar winning Spirited Away, Japan's highest-grossing movie of all time. The smart and evocative ...

'A full English every morning': how UK food and weather inspires Japanese anime directors

Mary and the Witch’s Flower director Hiromasa Yonebayashi on why Japanese directors go wild for Britain’s cuisine, climate, chintz – and unionised miners ‘Clouds in Britain were very different from ...

Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower

This is the Pure Movies review of Mary and the Witch's Flower, directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and starring Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner and Louis Serkis. Written by Helen ...

Wild and Adventurous Opening Scene For Mary And The Witch's Flower

I'm pretty excited about this upcoming anime film from Studio Ponoc called Mary and the Witch's Flower. It looks like such a crazy and imaginative film and the first three minutes of the film have ...

Full Us Trailer for Studio Ponoc's Anime 'Mary and the Witch's Flower'

"I mustn't give up... I made a promise...!" GKids has unveiled an official Us trailer for the Japanese anime Mary and the Witch's Flower, made by Studio Ponoc. This film already opened in Japan in ...

Mary and the Witch's Flower Trailer: A New Animated Classic

Gkids has unveiled the new U.S. trailer for Studio Ponoc's animated fantasy Mary and the Witch's Flower. The English version of the first animated feature film from the new studio, directed by Academy ...

Gkids shares a trailer for Ghibli-like Mary and the Witch's Flower anime

From the mind of Hiromasa Yonebayashi (Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Ponyo) comes a brand-new Japanese anime fantasy film entitled Mary And The Witch's Flower. Based upon the 1971 ...

Spellbinding New U.S. Trailer For The Fantasy Anime Film Mary And The Witch's Flower

We've got a great new magical U.S. trailer for the upcoming fantasy anime film Mary and the Witch's Flower. The wonderful and imaginative looking film tells the adventurous story of a young girl named ...

Mary And The Witch’S Flower (2017) Movie Trailer 3: Mary Becomes a Witch For One Night

Mary and the Witch’s Flower Trailer 3 Hiromasa Yonebayashi‘s Mary and the Witch’s Flower / Meari to majo no hana (2017) movie trailer 3 stars Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo ...