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Liveblogging Animation at the 2014 Oscars

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The award ceremony for the 86th annual Academy Awards has begun, and a liveblog for all things animation-related will be happening right here. As always the academy will be offering golden statues for the best animated film of 2013, as well as the best animated short. Let’s review our nominees below. Best Animated Feature Film […]

Madhouse CEO Speaks Out On "Ninja Scroll" Sequel

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The official website of the Japanese animation studio Madhouse has posted an English statement from CEO Hiroyuki Okada about the status of a planned sequel for its 1993 action film Ninja Scroll that first came to light in 2012. In the statement Okada reveals that Ninja Scroll director, screenwriter and character designer Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Lensman, Wicked City, Demon […]

Review: "Adventure Time Season 3" Blu-ray Reaches New Heights

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If it is possible for a cartoon as consistently excellent as Adventure Time to have a best season, I believe the third can make a strong claim to the title. Once again, 26 eleven-minute episodes have been gathered together on a single Blu-ray disc and as ever, whimsical and fun adventure is never in short […]

Nominations for 2014 Golden Globe Awards Announced

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Nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced by the The Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year Globe rules limited the nominees for Best Animated Feature Film to three, with the following movies making the cut: Walt Disney Pictures’ Frozen, The Croods from DreamWorks Animation, and Despicable Me 2 from Illumination Entertainment.  […]

CLIP: Disney Posts "Let It Go" Video Clip From "Frozen"

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Disney's "Frozen" Takes #1 at Box Office in 2nd Week, Sets Post-Thanksgiving Record

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen saw continued success during its second week at the box office, grossing a total of $31.6 million to seize first place from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and its $27 million gross. The film has now earned a total of $134.3 million domestically in the United States and an estimated worldwide […]

"Fantastic Mr. Fox" To Get Criterion Collection Release

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The Criterion Collection’s solicitations for February 2014 have revealed a listing for director Wes Anderson’s 2009 film Fantastic Mr. Fox. An adaptation of the children’s novel by Roald Dahl, the movie tells the story of “a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed” Fox who settles down, only to be tempted to return to the chicken-stealing […]

"Adventure Time" Season 3 Coming to Blu-ray and DVD

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Warner Home video has reportedly scheduled the release of the third season of Cartoon Network’s award-winning comedy Adventure Time on home video. “Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season” will be released on February 25th, 2014 on both Blu-ray and DVD for $32.07 and $26.95 MSRP respectively, following the example of prior releases for the first […]

Toonzone Interviews Gainax Co-Founder and Anime Producer Hiroaki Inoue

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A bona fide veteran of the anime industry, Hiroaki Inoue began his career as an animator at Tezuka Productions and would ultimately go on to be a successful producer as well as a co-founder of the animation studio Gainax during the 1980s. In addition to producing Lensman, the first anime work to use 3D graphics, […]

Review: Sincere Romance Shines in "Kimi ni Todoke -From Me To You-" Collections 2 and 3

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Anime has seen its share of love stories over the years, but I can think of very few series that are so heartfelt and so thoroughly uncynical as Kimi ni Todoke. For any fans of the 2001 Fruits Basket TV series, in fact, I’d call this indispensable as something very much in the same spirit, […]

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