Animation

Read more about some of the finest animated movies, including animated films from the vibrant Disney, Pixar, Studio Ghibli and other award winning animation studios.

Flavors of Youth (Shikioriori) Anime Anthology Film

Flavors of Youth (Shikioriori) – Anime Anthology

June 23, 2018

Netflix has announced that it will stream the anthology animated film Shikioriori (Poem of Seasons Woven Together) international titled – Flavors of Youth starting August 4, 2018. Directed by Yoshitaka Takeuchi, Li Haoling, Jiaoshou Yi Xiaoxing, and produced by Noritaka Kawaguchi, the film will be premiered at Anime Expo in Los Angeles on July 6. […]

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Weekends - An animated short film

Weekends – a hand-drawn animated short film

June 18, 2018

Directed by Canadian filmmaker Trevor Jimenez, who is also working in Pixar, Weekends follows a young boy who shuffles between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Set the 1980’s Toronto, the film is a hand-drawn animated film. The film is animated and presented in such a way that it brings out emotions and the […]

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In a Heartbeat - Animated Short Film (2017)

In a Heartbeat – Oscar shortlisted animated short film

December 8, 2017

In a Heartbeat is one of the ten shortlisted animated short films for 2018 Oscars. Created by Esteban Bravo and Beth David, and produced at Ringling College of Art and Design, the film is now loved by many for its sweet message of love and friendship. In a Heartbeat follows Sherwin, a middle school boy […]

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower Animated Film

Mary and The Witch’s Flower – Studio Ponoc brings Ghibli signature

December 7, 2017

Studio Ponoc’s debut animated film Mary and The Witch’s Flower promises high with Studio Ghibli marks all over. The first English language trailer of the film released recently shows glimpses of Ghibli magic that we have experienced over the years.   Based on British author Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s book The Little Broomstick, Mary and […]

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Ventana invites you to the dream world of Disney

October 31, 2017

Watch Ventana – a beautiful short film created by Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Interns 2017. In the world of animation, one name stands tall and i.e. Disney. The Walt Disney Animation Studios has been known for its motion pictures that are benchmarks in setting standards for animation. The Talent Development program in Disney gives […]

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Studio Ghibli series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter

January 20, 2017

A new Studio Ghibli series is soon coming to Amazon Prime. Called Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, this new original Amazon TV series was originally aired in Japan back in 2014. This series is directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki, who also directed two films: Tales from Earthsea (2006) and From Up on Poppy Hill […]

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Whisper of the Heart (2006) – Written by Hayao Miyazaki

November 27, 2016

Whisper of the Heart in Japanese Mimi wo Sumaseba, which literally means If You Listen Closely, tells the story of Shizuku Tsukishima, a junior-high school student who is struggling to find out who she is. The movie takes you on a journey through her imagination and daily life as she makes decisions that will ultimately […]

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Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)

November 26, 2016

Well, I found multiple titles for the film, including the Japanese ‘Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo’, Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below and ‘Journey to Agartha’. This 2011-released Japanese animated film is directed by Makoto Shinkai who draws his inspiration from none other than the acclaimed film director, animator and masterful storyteller Hayao Miyazaki. Shinkai […]

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Studio Ghibli back in action with The Red Turtle [TRAILER]

April 25, 2016

  Studio Ghibli, the eminent Japanese animation film studio is back to produce films with The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge to be released on Sep, 2016). The film which set to be premiered at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival is directed by Dutch filmmaker Michael Dudok de Wit and written by French screenwriter Pascale Ferran. […]

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Japanimation / Little Witch Academia

March 27, 2016

Inspired by a famous witch named Shiny Chariot, renowned for her unusual yet enchanting spells, an ordinary girl yet the lively Akko Kagari enters the Little Witch Academia with the dream of one day becoming as spectacular and cool as her idol. She does not belong to a wizard family, hence has not much lineage […]

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