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Watch this anime anthology breathe new life into an old franchise

Star Wars: Visions sees seven Japanese anime studios breathe new life into an old concept.
George Griffiths
7.4.21
News

See inside the Totoro area of the new Studio Ghibli theme park

The iconic Japanese animation studio just revealed what their 'My Neighbor Totoro'-themed land will look like.
Douglas Greenwood
6.4.21
News

LaKeith Stanfield is legendary Black samurai Yasuke in new Netflix trailer

The highly-anticipated anime, scored by Flying Lotus, is based on the lost tale of a real-life Black samurai.
Jenna Mahale
4.27.21
News

You can now apply for a fully-funded anime scholarship with Netflix

You'll be under the wise tutelage of Studio Ghibli legend Hitomi Tateno.
Jenna Mahale
2.18.21
Music

LIA LIA makes pop music and slays demons

Here are 10 fun facts about the samurai sword-wielding musician raised between China and Germany.
Frankie Dunn
10.1.20
Film

How to get into... Studio Ghibli movies

The esteemed Japanese animation house has dozens of films in their back catalogue, many of them masterpieces. So where should a wannabe fan begin?
Douglas Greenwood
7.30.20
Music

Meet Daiki Tsuneta, the punk producer behind Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045's theme

The new installment of the iconic anime is on Netflix now.
Sota Nagashima
6.30.20
Fashion

Shii Said is the lingerie ready-to-wear label inspired by cosplay

CSM grad Shi Fan tells us how anime, fetishwear and ‘going out’ have inspired her gender-fluid designs.
Zoë Kendall
5.5.20
Film

How anime is trying to save the planet

Films by Makoto Shinkai and Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki vividly capture nature’s beauty while conveying a call for action that echoes the demands of climate activists around the world.
Hannah Weiss
3.18.20
Culture

The Black creatives changing the face of cosplay

Faced with a racist obsession with "accuracy", Black cosplayers are fighting to prove that cosplay applies to all and not just some.
Shakeena Johnson
2.21.20
News

Here’s when each Studio Ghibli film will hit Netflix in 2020

All but one will be available to stream soon.
Douglas Greenwood
1.20.20
Film

Short films you've probably never seen by Studio Ghibli animators

The studio might have just come out of hiatus but its animators never stopped creating.
Tom George
1.15.20
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