The name Keiichi Hara is synonymous with anime - Colorful being one project in particular that stands out to us - and this week he has been honoured at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015 with the Anime d'or Award for his achievements as a director.
This award was presented to him for his achievements throughout his career rather than one particular project, and this award adds more excitement to the fact that we will be releasing his forthcoming film, Miss Hokusai, in the UK. (You can read the announcement of us licensing Miss Hokusai HERE.)
You can read the press release of this wonderful news below. Continue Reading
By Andy Hanley
I’m sure we all have moments when we cast a cynical eye over the ceaseless light novel adaptations, sequels and the like which dominate every new season of TV anime, sigh wistfully and ask “where has all the creativity gone?”
Thankfully, there are still places where an animator or director can turn to find the creative freedom that they might desire – the Young Animator Training Project (or so-called “Anime Mirai Project”) has boasted a number of successes such as Little Witch Academia and Death Billiards, and now Studio Khara has opened the door to anyone with the desire to do something different within the anime industry with their own Japan Animator Exhibition, a project that will accept original works, spin-offs, music videos and more besides. With twelve short films added to the project’s web site at the time of writing – all complete with English subtitles – and more to come after a brief hiatus, now seems like a perfect time to delve into some of the fascinating content which has surfaced in its name, from a collection of Gundam key animation cels through to an unexpected Evangelion spin-off. Continue Reading
Glasgow, UK March 18, 2015 - Anime Limited are pleased to announce the rights to Seraph of the End for the UK, Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man, France, Benelux, Monaco, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Norway.
From WIT Studio (Attack on Titan; HAL) and directed by Daisuke Toku (Attack on Titan; Fuse: Memoirs of a Huntress) Anime Limited will be simulcasting Seraph of the End from April in English, French and German on a number of platforms. The online platform list TBA but an announcement will follow shortly. Continue Reading
It's that time time of the week again. Time for your latest Anime Limited Newswire.
~ First of all, we're six days away from two releases being available to add to your collection. First up is the highly anticipated Kill la Kill Box 2 on Collector's Edition Blu-ray and Collector's Edition DVD. It contains episodes 10-19, comes in a rigid box, with a digipack to hold the discs and as if that wasn't enough also has an over 200 page art book too! You can pre-order your copy from Amazon UK HERE and through our web shop HERE. Continue Reading
It's a title we know a lot of you have been patiently waiting for (and believe me when I say we have been too) but today we are delighted to be able to give you a photo tour - all going well we're intending to make a video version at a later date - of Kill la Kill Box 2 Collector's Edition. Set for release this Monday (23rd March) on DVD and Blu-ray.
Read on below to see what it looks like and for all the details. Continue Reading