Tag: animation

FENA: PIRATE PRINCESS Trailer: Orphan Seeks a Place to Belong

Featuring animation by Production I.G., the original series will air on Adult Swim's Toonami and stream on Crunchyroll.

Review: JAPAN SINKS 2020, Goodbye, Land of the Rising Sun

Many, many people die in the masterful anime series from Science Saru (Yuasa Masaaki and Ho Pyeon-Gang), now streaming on Netflix.

EARWIG AND THE WITCH, From Studio Ghibli, Will Head to North America

Studio Ghibli is an animation studio that has consistently produced outstanding films over the years, thanks largely to director Miyazaki Hayao and Takahata Isao. In recent years, Miyazaki GorĊ has followed his own path in film at the studio, somewhat...

OVER THE MOON Trailer Promises a Bright, Young, Brilliant Girl

The first look at upcoming animated film Over the Moon shows that flights of fancy into space are not necessarily reserved for White people. Directed by Glen Keane, whose career in animation dates back to the 1970s and who won...

Now Streaming: WALT & EL GRUPO, Disney Vacation With the Boss

Theodore Thomas directed the documentary, now streaming on Disney Plus.

ON-GAKU: OUR SOUND Trailer Presents Deadpan Humor, Hand Drawn Animation

The new On-Gaku: Our Sound trailer has a good beat and you can dance to it. Hailing from Japan, the animated feature film has just been acquired by GKIDS for North American distribution. Directed by Iwaisawa Kenji and based on...

Now Streaming: DRIFTING DRAGONS, Sailing the Sky in Search of Adventures

The anime series adaptation from Polygon Pictures, now streaming on Netflix, floats on a strong current of likable characters and swirling action.

DIARY OF OUR DAYS AT THE BREAKWATER Trailer: Catch It, Ya Eat It

We've made it to Friday! In times past, Friday has signaled the end of the working week for many of us, a day when we finish up our business before relaxing over the weekend, perhaps devoting our waking attention to...

Now Streaming: THE WILLOUGHBYS, Spry and Delightful Family Adventures

Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara and Ricky Gervais lead the voice cast in the animated delight, directed by Kris Pearn and now on Netflix.

MAN IN CAMO Trailer Celebrates An Indie Artist and a Strange Process

It's probably fair to say that visual artist, writer, and filmmaker Ethan Minsker works far from the mainstream, as one glance at the trailer for the upcoming Man in Camo makes abundantly obvious. Thus, it only seems right to quote...

In THE GOD OF HIGH SCHOOL Trailer, Education Is A Fighting Word

And you thought your high-school experience was rough. The protagonist in The God of High School, Jin Mori, loves to fight, which means he is in a decent position to survive his teen years in the upcoming anime series. Office...

Now Streaming: WOODPECKER DETECTIVE'S OFFICE, Solving Mysteries With the Flair of a Poet

A poet becomes an investigator out of necessity in the lighthearted series, now streaming on Crunchyroll and VRV.

Now Streaming: PRINCESS CONNECT! RE:DIVE, What the Hey, The Landscapes Look Lovely

The Spring 2020 anime season continues with an entry that may intrigue.

Now Streaming: DIGIMON ADVENTURE Bewilders and Baffles While Also Possibly Enchanting

Are you ready for a re-booted anime series about monsters in the digital world? If so, kids, Crunchyroll is the streaming place to be.

WAVE, LISTEN TO ME! Trailer: For All You Weirdos, Up All Night

In the mood for anime, but don't necessarily want blood, death, and nightmares?

Now Streaming: THE 8TH SON? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?, Well, Not Really

The anime series, now on Crunchyroll and VRV, features lovely imagery as it follows its hero into nobility and, possibly, beyond.

Now Streaming: MASAMEER THE MOVIE, Merrily Mocking Superheroes

Directed by Malik Nejer, the animated film hails from Saudia Arabia and is now on Netflix.

Now Streaming: LU OVER THE WALL, A Fabulous Concoction

Director Yuasa Masaaki entrances with his animated fable, which is so good that it may prompt a flood of tears by grown men. Or, at least, this man.

Review: ONWARD Gives Pixar Another Emotionally Resonant Hit

Tom Holland and Chris Pratt voice elf brothers who seek to reunite with their long-gone father.

Now Streaming: FARMAGEDDON, Shaun the Sheep Meets Adorable Alien

The newest feature-length animated film from Aardman Studio is a sheer delight.