movies

Pokémon movie reboots look to continue with announcement of Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

Pokémon’s first movie villain is coming back to theaters this summer.

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Your Name’s Makoto Shinkai announces new anime film, reveals title, plot details, release date

Director reveals he got the initial idea for Weathering with You before Your Name was released, is aiming to make a “massively entertaining” movie.

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind set to become live-action Japanese kabuki play

All-male cast brings anime classic to the traditional stage in a historic first for Studio Ghibli director and co-founder Hayao Miyazaki.

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Chinese poster for Totoro’s first theatrical release in country has a beautifully subtle secret

That’s not a forest or a field Hayao Miyazaki’s characters are walking through.

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Japan reacts to latest Monster Hunter movie promo images: “Why is Alice from Resident Evil here?”

The latest snaps of Tony Jaa and Milla Jovovich in their Monster Hunter guises have drawn a mixed set of reactions from the Japanese net.

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Godzilla and Gundam battle in awesome collaboration video!【Video】

Did you know that Gundam can repel Godzilla’s heat ray? We sure didn’t.

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The mystery of live-action Pokémon movie Pikachu’s freaky-sounding German voice【Video】

A strange caper is afoot as Germany’s Detective Pikachu is heard sounding nothing like the Pokémon species is supposed to.

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie trailer surprises fans with first look at live-action characters

Japanese fans react to the voice of Ryan Reynolds and the decision to give Pikachu so much fur.

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Every night can be movie night at this awesome Japanese apartment building with its own theater

Stylish shared spaces let you go to the movies without leaving home.

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Hollywood producer talks about upcoming new Super Mario movie, doesn’t make it sound not terrible

Even with Mario’s creator “front and center” in the movie-making process, this could go very wrong.

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We interview voice actress Shoko Nakagawa, learn what gave her the greatest shock of her career

The prolific voice actress dishes on her experiences dubbing the Japanese-language version of Venom and in the anime voice acting industry.

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A visit to a cat theater in Tokyo as cat cafe holds movie night【Photos】

The audience is asked to refrain from talking during the movie, but purring is totally OK.

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Japanese audiences absolutely lose it at their cheesy poster for foreign horror movie

The original audiences get eye-squinching, skin-prickling images of horror. Japan gets a poster befitting a zany comedy.

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Attack on Hollywood! Western live-action Attack on Titan movie announced

Creator of anime/manga franchise says the already-decided on director is the perfect choice.

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Latest Pretty Cure movie gets Guinness World Record on opening day

A real highlight for the Pretty Cure series but a lowlight for the record-keeping group.

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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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Elon Musk shares his love of anime, says he wants to build a mecha

Investor expresses admiration for two of anime’s most iconic directors, has fans wondering if he’ll take inspiration from Evangelion or Gundam.

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Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Commando’s Japanese TV debut at special screening in Tokyo

You’ve never seen Commando until you’ve seen it surrounded by rabid Japanese fans in costume with firecrackers and tambourines.

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Amazing fan artist creates anime-style trailer for Star Wars, designs for Rocky, Terminator, more

Hollywood blockbusters of the ‘80s and ‘90s look incredible when reimagined as anime from the same time period.

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Japanese Twitter users are jealous of Christopher Robin’s soul-suckingly busy work schedule

The life of the stressed-out main character in the live-action Winnie the Pooh film is one of leisure compared to many Japanese adults’.

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