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Select Movie Cinemas Re-Open in Japan with Anime, Live-Action Movies

May 14, 2020 12:03pm CDT
11 prefectures will see movie theaters re-open this week

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GKIDS Launches Film Recommendation Site

May 14th 2020
Discover GKIDS’ Acclaimed Film Library at Home with a New Curated Guide

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Kyoto Animation Extends Work Hiatus Due to COVID-19 Through May

posted on 2020-05-15 09:40 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda & Alex Mateo
Sword Art Online: Alicization War of Underworld Part 2 still aims for July; Cannes Film Festival canceled

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Six OG husbandos you don’t want to mess with | RetroCrushes (Compilation)

Anime Opening Songs Guaranteed to Lift Your Spirits

May 16, 2020 11:00am CDT
Here are nine anime opening themes — both old and new — to give you motivation during life’s rough moments

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Studio Durian Plans Shishigari Feature-Length Anime Film Project

posted on 2020-05-17 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Studio produced “Shishigari” anime short that premiered at Fantasia Festival last year

My Next Life as a Heroine: Shoujo Stories Come Back to Isekai

May 17, 2020 10:00am CDT
Female leads are back in modern isekai, and they’re making very different journeys

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The List - 5 Worst Anime Relationships

by Jacki Jing & Lynzee Loveridge, May 17th 2020

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Mizuki Kiyama’s Animated Short Wins Award at Stuttgart Film Festival

posted on 2020-05-18 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Oscar-nominated animator Koji Yamamura produced “Bath House of Whales” short

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100 Theaters Reopen in Japan; Anime Ranks

posted on 2020-05-18 15:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

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Anime Films Compete at Annecy

posted on 2020-05-18 16:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Online version of international animation film festival runs from June 15-30

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Japan’s April Box Office Down 96.3% From Last Year

posted on 2020-05-19 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Makoto Shinkai Teases Next Film: “I’m Gradually Assembling My New Work”

May 19, 2020 2:10am CDT


That’s almost like saying America’s April Box Office was down 100% from last year…

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Ladies Pick The Top 20 Anime Series They’d Like to See Re-Broadcast

May 19, 2020 2:37pm CDT
Girls shows rank high in a Model Press reader survey dominated by 88% female respondents

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Animated ‘Sayonara, Tyranno’ Film’s Japanese Release Delayed Due to COVID-19

posted on 2020-05-20 00:17 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Originally slated for early summer

A Celebration of Women of Color in Anime

May 21, 2020 10:00am CDT
A list of 5 amazing women of color from equally stellar anime

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Manly Appetites Boys-Love Manga Gets 4-Episode Short Anime

posted on 2020-05-22 00:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yoshiki Nakajima, Shin’ichirō Kamio star in anime with new episodes every Friday

ANN Survey: Which classic anime series would you like to see as part of the Daily Streaming line-up?


Japanese Union: 60% of Actors, Voice Actors Earn Half or Less Income in May

posted on 2020-05-22 15:12 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
22.9% earn no income, 57.3% have no requests for more work