Jan. 26, 2015 07:005

‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun Da’ 15-Second CM First Look, Part 2 of ‘Anohana’ Staff’s Adolescent Drama

‘Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun Da’ 15-Second CM First Look, Part 2 of ‘Anohana’ Staff’s Adolescent Drama

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai gained popularity with its 2011 TV series and became a huge hit with the release of a theatrical movie on Aug. 31, 2013. It is a masterpiece that tugs at the heartstrings of viewers and has left its mark on the history of anime.

Jan. 23, 2015 13:001

Director Keiichi Hara’s Newest Work, ‘Sarusuberi ~Miss Hokusai~,’ to Be Released Countrywide in May, Anne Watanabe Takes on Voice Work as Main Character

Director Keiichi Hara’s Newest Work, ‘Sarusuberi ~Miss Hokusai~,’ to Be Released Countrywide in May, Anne Watanabe Takes on Voice Work as Main Character

The official title of Keiichi Hara’s long-awaited new feature-length film has been confirmed, and the release month revealed.

Jan. 22, 2015 01:000

TV Anime ‘6HP’ by Takashi Murakami to Broadcast in 2016, Announcement in Newest Issue of ‘Bijutsu Techo’

TV Anime ‘6HP’ by Takashi Murakami to Broadcast in 2016, Announcement in Newest Issue of ‘Bijutsu Techo’

An extraordinarily unique TV anime will broadcast in 2016. The anime project 6HP Six Hearts Princess has been progressing for some time between Takashi Murakami, an artist known worldwide, and company Kaikai Kiki which is managing the project.

Jan. 21, 2015 01:001

Latest Movie Poster Released for Shunji Iwai's ‘The Case of Hana and Alice’

Latest Movie Poster Released for Shunji Iwai's ‘The Case of Hana and Alice’

Shunji Iwai's first long-form animation, The Case of Hana and Alice, is set to debut nationwide beginning on Feb. 20 at Shinjuku Wald 9. The latest promotional posters for the film have been released.

Jan. 20, 2015 07:001

Title of the 2015 Summer ‘Pokémon’ Movie Announced - ‘Pokémon the Movie XY:The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa’

Title of the 2015 Summer ‘Pokémon’ Movie Announced - ‘Pokémon the Movie XY:The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa’

It has been announced that the newest Pokémon movie that releases on July 18 (Sun.) in Japan will be titled Pokémon the Movie XY: Ringu no Choumajin Fuupa (The Archdjinn of Rings: Hoopa).

Jan. 18, 2015 07:0015

Hollywood Version of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ to Release in US on April 14, 2017 with Distribution by Disney

Hollywood Version of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ to Release in US on April 14, 2017 with Distribution by Disney

The release date of the Hollywood movie Ghost in the Shell based on Masamune Shirow’s sci-fi manga of the same name has been confirmed.

Jan. 15, 2015 07:0017

‘Psycho-Pass: The Movie’ New PV Available - A Highlight-Filled 2 Minutes and a Look at Shinya Kogami at Last

‘Psycho-Pass: The Movie’ New PV Available - A Highlight-Filled 2 Minutes and a Look at Shinya Kogami at Last

The long-awaited Psycho-Pass: The Movie finally released nationwide in Japan on Jan. 9. The movie is an entirely new entry in the series, which began as a TV anime in 2012 and returned for its second season in fall 2014.

Jan. 12, 2015 03:494

‘Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie’ to Release in Early Summer 2015! The Secret of Motoko Kusanagi’s Birth is Unveiled!

‘Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie’ to Release in Early Summer 2015! The Secret of Motoko Kusanagi’s Birth is Unveiled!

As of Jan. 8, the details of the new Ghost in the Shell full-length feature film that was announced in September 2014 have been made public. The movie will be released in Japan nationwide in early summer 2015, under the official title Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie.

Jan. 8, 2015 13:001

‘Persona 3’ Movie Part 3 Slated to Release Countrywide on April 4, Advance Ticket Sales Begin Jan. 10

‘Persona 3’ Movie Part 3 Slated to Release Countrywide on April 4, Advance Ticket Sales Begin Jan. 10

The release date of Persona 3 the Movie #3: Falling Down, the third chapter in a theatrical anime themed after the popular game Persona 3, has been confirmed. The movie will have a Japan-wide roadshow release on April 4 at Shinjuku Wald 9, Umeda Burg 7 and other theaters across the country.

Jan. 4, 2015 22:004

Picking Manga-Based Movies for the First Half of 2015! ‘Maestro!,’ ‘Otoko no Issho,’ ‘Umimachi Diary’ & Other Notable Works

Picking Manga-Based Movies for the First Half of 2015! ‘Maestro!,’ ‘Otoko no Issho,’ ‘Umimachi Diary’ & Other Notable Works

Manga-based live-action films are becoming more and more a part of recent Japanese movies. There were many such releases in 2014, too, such as the Rurouni Kenshin series, Lupin III, Black Butler, and Blue Spring Ride, while in the first half of 2015 more than 10 manga are getting live-action adaptations.

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