animation

Part of long lost 90-year-old Disney short film “Oswald the Lucky Rabbit” rediscovered in Japan

Walt Disney’s pre-Mickey creation Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was recently found in an unexpected place — Osaka, Japan!

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This famous Princess Mononoke scene took almost two years to draw by hand!?【Video】

A scene like this is probably one of the bigger reasons many modern animators go with CG.

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Animation studio formed by ex-Pixar employees to helm anime project The Mystery of Kumamon

Tonko House will take responsibility for bringing Kumamon’s exploits overseas in a future animation project.

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Shiseido promises confidence for the lovelorn with their spellbinding new makeup ad【Video】

This new commercial stars Halloween costumes, luscious visuals, lipstick that dances and leaps from your face… plus a sweet, inclusive ending.

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Something shocking happens when you play this anime scene at 1.5 speed【Video】

Detective Conan usually uses the power of his brain to defeat his foes, but this trick unlocks a legitimate superpower for the anime sleuth.

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Studio Ghibli inspires “The Glassworker”, a groundbreaking new anime film from Pakistan 【Video】

The beautiful love story between Vincent and Alliz reminds us that “life is beautiful but fragile, like glass itself“.

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Learn Japanese kanji with captivating stop-motion videos created by Tokyo animator

These adorable clips and characters will help you memorise kanji symbols and make you smile at the same time.

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Studio Ghibli criticised for paying low salary to animators

The latest job ad calling for animators to help create Miyazaki’s next anime feature film has drawn attention for all the wrong reasons.

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Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki cancels retirement, hires artists for last feature film

Applications are open to everyone, regardless of nationality.

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Japanese high school genius creates incredible 4-minute stop motion movie 【Video】

This amazing movie Maru and Mari was created entirely by one high school student.

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Art in motion: Japanese company shows off stunning 2-D animation works

From falling cherry blossom leaves to a rabbit pounding mochi rice, these incredible slit animations are absolutely mesmerising.

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Internet goes crazy for custom-made desk built by Japanese animator

The DIY project, complete with an embedded graphics tablet, is inspiring digital illustrators everywhere.

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Did this animated Korean movie rip off Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away’?

Director of the new animated film Moonlight Palace responds to allegations that his movie bears suspicious similarities to Ghibli’s masterpiece, Spirited Away.

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Japanese fans fund “Animator Dormitories” to help young anime artists working in Tokyo

The crowdfunding project has received huge support to assist new talent, who start out in the industry on notoriously low wages.

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Japanese artist wows Internet with dad’s vintage anime flip books【Video】

Watch 80s anime classics come to life in these amazing picture books created by a veteran anime artist when he was in high school.

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Watch the trailer for The Red Turtle, Studio Ghibli’s first release post-Hayao Miyazaki【Video】

Studio Ghibli proves they are still the masters of animation even without the esteemed Hayao Miyazaki at the helm.

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Studio Ghibli animator Makiko Futaki passes away at 58

Worked on most Ghibli films, Honnêamise, Moribito novel covers.

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Nintendo aims for 3D animation of its characters to enter film business

Asahi: 3D films of Mario, Zelda, other games may be a few years away.

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Hand-drawn Sayo and Ko’s Departures short animation hits us right in the feels 【Video】

This delicately crafted story is ideal for viewers who want to change themselves for the better but just need to take that daunting first step.

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Nintendo to stream special animated short ahead of Star Fox Zero’s release【Video】

The animation is set to air later this week ahead of the new game’s release—and you can watch a preview of it right here!

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