Kyoto Arson Attack: Animation Community Mourns Colleagues

Thursday’s deadly attack on Japan’s Kyoto Animation studios left many in the animation community shocked and horrified by the loss of 33 of their colleagues. Another 36 people were injured in the ...

‘Mirai’: Watch this exclusive clip of Gkids’ Best Animated Feature Oscar contender as it opens stateside

Strong reviews continue to trickle in for Gkids’ “Mirai,” justifying its high ranking in Gold Derby’s 2019 Oscar odds in the race for Best Animated Feature. (Watch an exclusive video clip above.) The ...

'Liz and the Blue Bird' ('Rizu to Aoi tori'): Film Review

'Liz and the Blue Bird' ('Rizu to Aoi tori'): Film Review A melancholic and sentimental coming-of-ager that may be too slight for its target audience, the anime drama Liz and the Blue Bird (Rizu to Aoi tori) follows two music-playing besties as they prepare ...