Tag: anime

COWBOY BEBOP Helmer Announces BLADE RUNNER Anime BLACK OUT 2022

Big news has emerged from the anime world with the announcement that Watanabe Shinichiro - the helmer of iconic series Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo - is currenty at work on Blade Runner spin off anime Black Out 2022. The...

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: New Trailer For Miike's Adaptation Features The Stands In Action

If you're a fan of popular manga and anime series Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and you're anything at all like The Boy - who very much is a fan of Jojo - whatever excitement you may have for the upcoming live...

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: Two Teasers For Sori's Live Action Adaptation

One of the most popular manga and anime series on the globe, medieval action-fantasy Fullmetal Alchemist will be coming to the big screen at the end of the year with a live action adaptation from Ping Pong helmer Sori Fumihiko....

Oguri Shun Versus Aliens In Teaser For Live Action GINTAMA

Cult Japanese director Fukuda Yuichi (Hentai Kamen) is taking a definite step towards the mainstream in 2017. He's got the Sony backed live action adaptation of The Disastrous Life Of Saiki K that we wrote about earlier today on the...

HENTAI KAMEN And KID'S POLICE Director Fukuda Yuichi Brings Us THE DISASTROUS LIFE OF SAIKI K

Japanese writer-director Fukuda Yuichi continues down his very prolific - and very goofy - road in 2017 with a pair of features and a television series all slated for release this year, all of which continue to display his love...

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD Trailer: Katabuchi Sunao's Animated, Wartime Tale

After debuting in its native Japan last November, Katabuchi Sunao's In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) is heading for release in Hong Kong on March 30, and so we have a trailer to gaze upon....

Madman Entertainment Champions Release Of Ex-Ghibli Studio Ponoc's MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER

Studio Ghibli will never die, and although the studio is technically no more it is a relief that the essence of the company remains intact. Last year brought The Red Turtle, and this year two Oscar nominated former Ghibli staff...

Pretty Packaging: THE TATAMI GALAXY Gets Luxurious Housing

We're big fans of anime artist Yuasa Masaaki here at Screen Anarchy, and for a good reason: the man is a certified genius, and in an industry known for its endless rehashing, he is a bright light of raw originality....

MIND GAME Helmer Returns To The Big Screen With KUROKAMI NO OTOME

While Japanese animator Yuasa Masaaki - one of the most distinctive talents in the animation world - has been very busy over the past decade with acclaimed series such as The Tatami Galaxy, Ping Pong, Kaiba and Kemonozume to his...

Pretty Packaging: OUTLAW STAR Makes Itself Wanted

After Scottish distributor Anime Limited's veritable onslaught of special editions last month, I've become almost skittish to post even more articles about them for a while. Still, for a company aiming at a niche market in difficult times, they're doing...

Pretty Packaging: FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST Ultimate Edition

(Anime Limited goes crazy pimping, part III...) Last week saw a veritable deluge in releases from Scottish distributor Anime Limited, three of which easily qualified for a "Pretty Packaging" article. So on Saturday we showed Miss Hokusai, yesterday we showed...

Pretty Packaging: The ESCAFLOWNE Ultimate Edition Is A Box Of Boxes

(Anime Limited goes crazy pimping, part II...) Glasgow-based distributor Anime Limited released three royally decorated Blu-ray boxes this week, and we're covering all of them. Yesterday saw the pretty wooden box of the Miss Hokusai release, tomorrow we'll look at...

Pretty Packaging: MISS HOKUSAI Brings The Art

(Anime Limited goes crazy pimping, part I...) It's not a secret that I'm a huge fan of Scottish distributor Anime Limited, one of several struggling UK companies trying to keep their heads above water in an increasingly hostile market, especially...

Review: YOUR NAME, a Body-Swap Animated Romance with Brains and Heart

Body swapping, time displacement and comets of mass destruction all feature prominently in Makoto Shinkai’s heart-wrenching adolescent romance. Boasting an infectious soundtrack by RADWINGS and luminous animation, Your Name proves a winning combination of laughter, tears and occasionally mind-bending concepts...

Kimura Takuya Cannot Die In Miike's BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL Teaser

Another day, another project from one of Japan's most prolific and talented directors, Miike Takashi. His latest project is an adaptation of Samura Hiraoki's manga Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no J┼źnin). The manga, which ran in serial form beginning...

GHOST IN THE SHELL: Loads Of New Footage As Oshii Visits Set

Full marks to the marketing team behind the upcoming Hollywood live action adaptation of seminal cyberpunk manga and anime property Ghost In The Shell. Fully aware of the whitewashing controversy around the casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motko Kusanagi...

GHOST IN THE SHELL: First Look At The Major In Action In New Clip

With a trailer for the big budget live action adaptation of classic cyberpunk manga and anime Ghost In The Shell apparently just around the corner a very brief new teaser clip has arrived to whet the appetite. And as clips...

Watch the Stunning New Trailer for Osamu Tezuka's METROPOLIS, Coming to UK Blu-ray in 2017

Inspired by Fritz Lang's seminal 1927 masterpiece, adapted by Akira director Katsuhiro Otomo from the manga by Astro Boy creator Osamu Tezuka, and directed by Rentaro (Galaxy Express 999), Metropolis is hailed as one of the most beautiful Japanese animes...

Review: MISS HOKUSAI, A Rounded Work of Beauty and Intellect

Prolific animation house Production I.G. subtly captures the rhythms of mood of the art and publishing community in 19th century Edo, Japan. Miss Hokusai is simultaneously misleadingly quiet, and furiously idiosyncratic.  Blending the magical realism sensibility of Studio Ghibli with...

WB And Toho Will Produce Takashi Miike's Adaptation of JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE

Variety announced that Warner Bros. Japan and Toho Studios will produce Takashi Miike's adaptation of a long running anime/manga JoJo's Bizarre Advenure (Jojo no Kimyo na Boken). Miike will be adapting the fourth season of the anime titled Diamond is...