Weekly round-up

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Don’t know about you, but we’re tuckered out from this rollercoaster of a week. A Silent Voice flung out of the Oscar runnings, Dragon Ball Super officially ending, and in amongst that feeling slightly starstruck by your thoughtful discussions of Darling in the FranXX. We’ve got it all covered right here in our round-up, so it doesn’t feel like so […]

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: 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 […]

Weekly round-up

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Welcome back to our weekly round-up, where we bring you the best of the news from the last seven days in anime land. We’ve got Godzilla, two body-swapping teens and Titans (or not?) joining us this time, so let’s launch right in and see what’s been happening this week. Kodansha tear down reports of Warner […]

Update: Kodansha Comics offer free 1st chapter of A Silent Voice author’s new manga

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Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine has been running A Silent Voice creator Yoshitoki Oima’s new manga since the fall, and it’s due its 10th chapter on January 24th. To celebrate the success of the spiritual fantasy To Your Eternity, Kodansha Comics want to bring the series to overseas readers through the digital platforms comiXology and Kindle. So, on the 24th as the latest […]

Event: A Silent Voice screening as part of Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

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The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme is back for another year of bringing all the wonders of Japanese cinema to the UK. For 2017, their top billing for the anime fandom is Kyoto Animation’s gorgeous tale of forgiveness and redemption A Silent Voice. The Naoko Yamada-directed picture will screen alongside several live-action movies, all of which reflect […]

Film festival director sick of your name’s “schoolgirls and time slips”

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Cinema goers across the world can’t seem to get enough of Makoto Shinkai’s your name., to the point that even the director’s sick of hearing about it now. It’s dominated the box office week to week in Japan, and arrived to equal fervour in South Korea this month. But on the industry side, Shinkai’s contemporaries have been […]

Event: Leeds International Film Festival’s schedule includes A Silent Voice

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Can’t hightail it to the highlands for Scotland Loves Anime this weekend? The Leeds International Film Festival is another chance to catch some of the most raved-about anime flicks from the past couple of years. The festival’s Animation Day on November 6th includes Studio Ghibli co-production The Red Turtle and Kyoto Animation’s A Silent Voice, with all screenings taking place at […]

Event: Scotland Loves Anime adds Psycho-Pass movie, extra screenings of A Silent Voice and your name.

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If you already know you’re going to the Glasgow Film Theatre for the Scotland Loves Anime festival‘s first stop from October 14th-16th, you can now snag a weekend pass. These passes will cover all scheduled film screenings over all three days, and there are only a limited number available, so get over to the Glasgow Film […]

News: Shigeru Mizuki’s Showa: A History of Japan wins Eisner Award for second year running

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The winners of the 2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced on Friday (July 22nd) at the official ceremony during San Diego’s Comic-Con International. Competing against Yusei Matsui’s Assassination Classroom, Yoshitoki Oima’s A Silent Voice and other manga, Shigeru Mizuki’s Showa, 1953-1989: A History of Japan won in the Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Asia category. Last year, after […]

A Silent Voice anime movie reveals trailer, new cast and previews theme song

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Kyoto Animation’s anime film adaptation of Yoshitoki Oima’s A Silent Voice manga revealed a new visual and trailer on Thursday (July 7th). The video previews the theme song by AIKO, ‘Ai no Shita no wa’ (‘Loving Is’). The film’s official website also revealed new cast with their character designs, making seven additions to the previously announced leads, Osomatsu-san‘s Miyu Irino […]