Event: First film in new Eureka Seven trilogy to screen in UK, other countries worldwide

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  As studio BONES settles in to work on their new Eureka Seven film trilogy, the international successes of your name, A Silent Voice and In This Corner of the World have started to pay dividends overseas. When the first Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution movie opens in Japan this fall, it will also have premieres in eight other countries across the world, including our home […]

Event: Hyper Japan welcomes back Laputa, Totoro and Kiki’s Kihara Hirokatsu

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Hyper Japan will be back for its next fest at Tobacco Dock, London from July 14th to 16th, and so will Kihara Hirokatsu. An anime professional who worked on the production desk for Laputa, My Neighbour Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service, he was a guest at last year’s Hyper Japan too. But he ruffled a few fan feathers while he […]

Event: UK and Ireland bookings open for Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale

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Fellow Brits and friends in Ireland, you can now book your tickets for Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale. With preview screenings taking place on April 19th, followed by further screenings from April 21st, Anime Limited have announced that the movie will screen at Showcase Cinemas, PictureHouse, ODEON, VUE and Cineworld, along with some independent cinemas. The distributors […]

Event: In This Corner of the World in UK cinemas from June

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Manga Entertainment have announced that In This Corner of the World will be coming to our corner of the world very soon. With exclusive preview screenings taking place across the UK and Ireland on June 26th, the film will arrive in further select cinemas from June 28th. Directed by Sunao Katabuchi of Mai Mai Miracle and Black Lagoon at studio […]

Event: Exclusive trailer reveals UK screenings of A Silent Voice

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It’s official, Anime Limited will be bringing A Silent Voice to cinemas across the UK and Ireland in March. A website has been launched where you can find your nearest screening, as well as book tickets and find specific scheduling info for each cinema. An exclusive English trailer has also been unveiled, which reveals screening dates for March 15th and […]

Event: Gifu Anime Sacred Place Alliance starts your name, A Silent Voice prefecture tours

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Cool Japan might have its official Gifu-to-Tokyo your name. pilgrimage, but if you want to escape from life in the metropolis, this tour might be the one for you. Eight different cities in Gifu Prefecture are joining in the Gifu Anime Sacred Place Alliance, to bring tourists from across the globe to the popular anime prefecture. Indeed, your […]

Event: Get a skating education from Yuri!!! on ICE choreographer and voice actors

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Kenji Miyamoto, the fabulous figure-skating choreographer who stepped out the dances of Yuri!!! on ICE, will be teaching fans about the sport at an upcoming event. Alongside three-time Grand Prix Final medal-winning skater Akiko Suzuki, he will host Yuri!!! on ICE ~Figure Skate o 100-Bai Tanoshimu Shuchu Kogi~, featuring footage from the anime to transform us all […]

Event: Naoko Yamada to attend Q&A at Glasgow screening of A Silent Voice

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Naoko Yamada, director of A Silent Voice, will be making a rare trip out of Japan to attend a screening of her film in Glasgow. The screening will take place on February 23rd at the Glasgow Film Theatre, as part of the Glasgow Film Festival running from February 15th – 26th. Yamada, who’s also celebrated for her directorial […]

Event: Attack on Titan dub’s Mikasa coming to MCM Liverpool

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It’ll soon be MCM Comic Con time again in Liverpool. It’s coming to the city’s Exhibition Centre on March 11th and 12th, so they’ve started up the guest announcements for another year. First on the list, it’s none other than Attack on Titan‘s Mikasa dub actor Trina Nishimura. Nishimura’s plethora of major roles also include Lan […]

Event: Cool Japan Initiative launches Your Name. Official Tour

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If you’re planning a trip to Japan, why not make it a real event and go on a your name. pilgrimage to honour Makoto Shinkai’s beloved movie? Supported by the Japanese government’s Cool Japan Initiative, Tokyo’s Anime Tourism Association is now inviting applications from otaku all over the world for the Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa.) Official Tour. The tour […]

Event: Original anime Ghost in the Shell plugs back into UK cinemas this week

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With excitement and trepidation for the live-action Ghost in the Shell bubbling away in the background, there could be no better time to revisit the harsh, sterile beauty of Mamoru Oshii’s movie in cinemas. Luckily for us in the UK, cinemas across the country are screening it this Wednesday January 25th, for one day only. Courtesy of […]