ANIME NEWS: Netflix joins anime companies to create game adaptations

Netflix Inc. is joining forces with three Japanese studios to make an animated series based on Japanese video games and

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Monkey Punch, creator of the manga Lupine III, dies

The cartoonist Monkey Punch, better known as the creator of the famous comic series Lupine III, died at 81 years

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Keiichi Hara's "Wonderland" will hit theaters on April 26

"The Wonderland," the latest movie from award-winning director Keiichi Hara, will be released nationwide on 26's

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Third season of 'Chihayafuru' to debut in October

The third season of the anime "Chihayafuru", originally scheduled to debut in April, will be shown starting in October. "Chihayafuru" is

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Watch the trailer for the new animated film by the director of "Your Name"

The first trailer for "Weathering With You," the new anime movie from the director of "Your Name," debuted on Tuesday,

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New movie "Lupine, the Third" premieres at the end of the year

A new anime film "Lupine, the third" will be released in the Japanese winter, according to a slogan that made

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Live Action from "The World of Machida-kun" manga opens in theaters in June

A live film adaptation of the acclaimed manga "The World of Machida-kun" will be released in theaters in June. The manga

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Doraemon exhibition in Osaka will have works by 28 artists

A special summer exhibition in Osaka will bring together works created by Takashi Murakami and other important modern Japanese artists with

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"Attack on Titan" anime show opens in Tokyo

The "Attack on Titan" exhibition will hit Tokyo this summer, with even more original artwork from the post-apocalyptic manga

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A scene from the "Kotoba no Maho-ten" exhibition, with handwritten phrases by Toshio Suzuki, held at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, July 2018 (Asahi Shimbun)

"Magic Words" from Ghibli Studio are exhibited in Tokyo

The calligraphy of Studio Ghibli Inc.'s producer, Toshio Suzuki, behind many of the studio's masterpieces, is the

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ANIME NEWS: 'Dostoyevsky' is the new enemy in "Bungo Stray Dogs"

The third season of "Bungo Stray Dogs," an animated TV series featuring supernatural individuals named and modeled after giants

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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike in the center participates in the award ceremony of the competition program of the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017. (Provided by Tokyo Metropolitan Government)

ANIME NEWS: Tokyo anime festival reveals nominees for 2019 awards

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2019 will be held in Ikebukuro district, in the capital, from 8 to 11 of

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'Cowboy Bebop' to have live-action series on Netflix

The classic animated TV series "Cowboy Bebop" will be adapted into a live-action series in Hollywood to be broadcast worldwide

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Yuhei Sakuragi's first movie takes viewers to adventure in a parallel world

The first feature film by Yuhei Sakuragi, who directed "Neon Genesis: Impacts", and helped the anime master Hayao Miyazaki with

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival joins 'Kingdom'

Traditional festivals in many parts of the country have joined forces with manga and popular anime products to give new charm

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Works by Doraemon. (The Yomiuri Shimbun / © Fujiko-pro)

Gallery celebrates creator of Doraemon with exhibition of works

TAKAOKA, Toyama - An exhibition of original Doraemon drawings and other characters created by manga artist Fujiko F.

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"Ultraman" to debut on Netflix in April

Ultraman will debut on Netflix in April 1 with 13 episodes. The project, produced by Production IG Inc. and

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Hayao Miyazaki honors friend in rare lecture in Tokyo

Acclaimed filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki spoke about his friendship with a man afflicted by leprosy, also known as leprosis, in

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New movie from "Your Name" director to hit theaters in July

Makoto Shinkai's new film, "Weathering With You," will hit theaters in Japan on July 19, announced

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