Category: Archived News

February 28, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – February 20-28 Anime News

2-28-07 (7:56AM EST)—- Tokikake Director Mamoru Hosoda To Speak At MIT On Wed., Feb. 28, at 7pm at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, anime director Mamoru Hosoda will screen his award-winning film “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” (Toki o Kakeru Shojo) and take questions from the audience. The screening and discussion will take place at […]

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February 25, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

TAF2007 Exclusive Report: Takeshi Koike’s Red Line

By Jonah Morgan In no way related to the Hollywood film of the same title (Madhouse writes this one as 2 words, perhaps to avoid any Avataresque eventualities), Director Takeshi Koike’s upcoming animated feature Red Line was one of the key exhibits being shown off by studio Madhouse at the Tokyo International Anime Fair 2007. […]

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February 19, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – February 8-19 Anime News

2-19-07 (10:41AM EST)—- Love Com Animation Sites Go Live Both TBS and Toei Animation have launched their respective websites for the forthcoming TV animation Love Com (Lovely Complex). 2-19-07 (9:57AM EST)—- Gigantic Formula Broadcast Start And Manga The official broadcast start for Kishin Taisen Gigantic Formula has been given as late night, April 4th on […]

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February 16, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

TIFF Or TAF? Political Intrigue: Governments Vie For Rights To Host Japan’s International Contents Showcase To World

TIFF Or TAF? Political Intrigue: Governments Vie For Rights To Host Japan’s International Contents Showcase To World By Jonah Morgan A topic I’ve kind of skirted around the periphery for the last 12 months in my newswork┬áis a conceptualized “contents carnival” being backed heavily by Japan’s national government. The plan called for establishing nothing less […]

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February 9, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

TAF2007 Exclusive Report: Atsuko Ishizuka – Madhouse’s Next Top Director?

By Jonah Morgan   One of the Madhouse Topics 2007 posters being shown at their Tokyo International Anime Fair 2007 exhibition space was prominently headlined in English: “Welcome To The World Of Atsuko Ishizuka”. It featured several illustrations that didn’t look so much like surefire anime to me as they did graphic art and not […]

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February 8, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

TAF2007 Exclusive Report: Buzzer Beater

By Jonah Morgan Another new anime that was first announced and extensively promoted at The Tokyo International Anime Fair 2007 1 month ago but virtually ignored until just a week or so ago when it sprung up all of a sudden as “brand new news” is the pending remake of Takehiko Inoue’s sci-fi basketball themed […]

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January 30, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – January 25-30 Anime News

1-30-07 (3:42PM EST)—- Evangelion Postage Stamps In Japan Japan Post announced on December 22nd that they will put postage stamps bearing the illustrations of the Evangelion animation on the market as part the 5th series of their “Animation Hero And Heroines” line from February 23rd. One sheet of 10 stamps will be 80 Yen. Source: […]

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January 24, 2007 / by Anime News Services / Archived News / No Comments

Anime News Service – January 19-24 Anime News

1-24-07 (11:45PM EST)—- Princess Resurection Anime Staff The just released March, 2007 edition of Shonen Sirius confirmed rumors (see our January 7th entry) attaching Director Sakoi Masayuki (Strawberry Panic) to the forthcoming anime TV series adaptation of Yasunori Mitsunaga’s Kaibutsu Oujo (Princess Resurrection) manga. Other staff inlude: Character Designs: Kazuya Kuroda (Sakura Taisen), Color Scheme: […]

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