Category: News

April 13, 2018 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Will Netflix win anime fans?

Netflix is muscling its way into the anime market. The leading internet entertainment service is spending much of its $8 billion budget on original anime films and new series. Netflix has also struck partnerships with prominent studios such as Studio Bones (known for Soul Eater, My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Mob Psycho 100) and […]

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February 28, 2017 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Release of Title and Logo for the Prisma Illya’s Film

It has been announced that the title and logo for the upcoming film Gekijōban Fate are in place. The teaser for the movie is also expected to be released. The fourth television anime ended in the last year’s final quarter and the film was announced later on. The news has officially been announced via twitter […]

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February 14, 2017 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Fitness Gets Anime Fans Exercising

Japan has also been getting ready to participate in Olympic Games and because of this, it’s been trying to promote sports and healthy routine actively to make their anime fans more active and participative. Anime songs have been more of a fun thing as they inspire dancing. The fans can add up the costumes along […]

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September 11, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

SMAP Drama Pushes EVA To #2 Box Office Slot

The film adaptation of the local TV hit “Hero” has taken the Japanese boxoffice by storm, opening Saturday on a record-breaking 475 screens and earning 1.08 billion ($9.4 million) over the weekend. Distributor Toho said that about 750,000 people saw the big-screen debut of the Fuji Television Network series, but that figure might have been […]

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September 10, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Comic Yoshimoto Could Return

Although they are estimated to have lost between 2-300 million Yen on the project, publishers for manga comedy magazine Comic Yoshimoto have said they’ll pull back and examine the needs of comedy fans and examine a possible restart in the future. See our September 8th entry for background details.

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September 10, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Ookami to Koushinryou To Broadcast In Winter

First announced in August, the 12 episode anime TV adaptation of author Isuna Hasekura and illustrator Juu Ayakura’s light novel Ookami to Koushinryou has been scheduled to begin in winter 2008. A manga adaptation by Keito Koume will start serialization in Dengeki Maoh on September 27. The series has sold over 500,000 copies in Japan […]

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September 8, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Animax Grand Prize Winner To Be Animated Professionally

All anime broadcaster Animax has announced the winner of its 6th Animax Grand Prize anime scenario competition. A two million Yen prize was awarded to Takamaga Hayato for his Takane No Jitensha which will be animated by A-1 Pictures in 2008. 3000 entries were received from across Asia, this was the first year the competition was open to the […]

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September 7, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Hirohiko Araki Image Hype Crashes Cell Website

After being picked up as mainstream news in the Japanese press on Friday, a current issue cover image by Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure mangaka Hirohiko Araki has apparently sent a barrage of interest (most likely by those seeking a higher res image of the cover as opposed to the relatively smaller ones that have been circulating) […]

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September 7, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji – Official Anime Title And VA Star Selected

Masato Hagiwara (Takuya Shirakawa – The place promised in our early days) will play the leading role in the TV anime adaptation of Nobuyuki Fukumoto’s Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji manga. The series which begins on NTV in October has been officially titled Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji. The official website launched just days ago has yet to reflect either of […]

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September 7, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Police Shut Down Odex Protest / Fans Holding Anime Figurines

Reuters reports: A protest action by a group of Singaporeans with Japanese anime figurines such as the 5-inch tall Ultra men, robots, and monsters with placards met some real-life police in the city-state. A handful of fans of Japanese anime had turned up at a Singapore public park on August 25 with armfuls of the toys […]

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September 7, 2007 / by Anime News Services / News / No Comments

Kyoto Manga Museum Quick Facts

Kyoto International Manga Museum, housing the largest collection (200,000 items) of manga related materials in all Japan has greeted 182,920 people as of August 26th. The facility opened in November 2006. Around 15% of that number is of overseas visitors.

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