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Why Do the Oscars Have Such a Limited View on Anime?

You could count on your fingers how many Japanese-animated films have been nominated for an Academy Award, and you only need one finger to count the winners. Bluntly put, the Oscars have an anime problem—the Academy of Motion Picture...

The Works of Mamoru Hosoda: From Digimon: The Movie to Mirai

By Tom Speelman Mamoru Hosoda, much like other legendary creators in the anime space, has found great creative and box office success. That's the power of his original, lavishly and lovingly made anime films. After his early career at Toei...

Who Was Satoshi Kon? The Timeless Creator

By Tom Speelman Earlier this year, Funimation secured the rights to one of the most important and significant anime of the '00s: Paranoia Agent. The 13-episode series is a collection of vignettes set in Musashino, Tokyo, and the only TV...

How Satoshi Kon Conveyed Horror That Reflects Reality

By Michael Pementel When it comes to horror anime, there are few minds like the late, great Satoshi Kon. Throughout his career, Kon established himself as a master of the craft—able to capture a true essence of suspense and horror...

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Original Sci-Fi Anime RUMBLE GARANNDOLL Sets October 11 Premiere in New Visual, PV

Are you ready to rumble next month? RUMBLE GARANNDOLL, an original sci-fi mecha anime from the director of ASTRA LOST...