Complaint ‘hidden’ in ‘Akira’ by fed-up animator has been discovered 33 years after the anime’s release
An animator’s “hidden” complaint in the 1988 classic anime film “Akira” has been discovered by an eagle-eyed viewer 33 years later.
The complaint: Twitter user @HikozaTwi spotted the message on a caution sign attached to a piece of equipment that is seen at the 38-minute mark of the film.
An independent animation studio hopes you call your parents or guardians after watching its short, “Let’s Eat.”
Founded in 2016, Anamon Studios started as a dream shared between a trio of artists who wanted to shine a spotlight on authentic and underrepresented stories not yet seen in the animation industry. Its goal was to become an inclusive and diverse space to build camaraderie while serving as an incubator for budding creatives.
A K-pop girl group that slays evil spirits is currently in development at Sony Animation.
Directed by Maggie Kang and Chris Appelhans, “K-Pop: Demon Hunters” pays tribute to Kang’s “Korean roots and her die-hard love of K-Pop.”
“Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh has been tapped to lend her voice alongside Michelle Yeoh in the adaptation of the best-selling children’s book “The Tiger’s Apprentice.”
The project, which is under Paramount Animation, will become the directorial debut of Carlos Baena, a Pixar animator who previously worked on “Wall-E” and “Toy Story 3,” according to The Hollywood Reporter (THR).
Filipino Animator Claims He Was Fired From Netflix’s ‘Carmen Sandiego’ After Asking for Minimum Wage
A popular Manila-based animation studio was recently embroiled in controversy after a Filipino animator claimed that he was fired for asking for fair compensation.
Top Draw Animation, which recently worked on Netflix’s “Carmen Sandiego,” was accused of exploitation by Facebook user Raf Dla in a viral social media post.
Anime is making its return at the Academy Awards this year with the nomination of director Mamoru Hosoda’s film “Mirai” for the “Best Animated Feature Oscar.”
Hosoda, the visionary filmmaker behind “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time,” “Wolf Children,” and “The Boy and the Beast,” among others, has achieved something remarkable; Mirai is the first ever non-Studio Ghibli anime to be nominated.
A Japanese Twitter user recently revealed yet another jaw-dropping fact in the critically-acclaimed Studio Ghibli movie “Princess Mononoke” where the animation team allegedly took years to hand draw one specific scene in the film even though it’s only a few minutes long.