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Miyazaki Touts Nature over Comics

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hayao Miyazaki said that he was embarrassed by Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso’s public love of manga.  Since being placed in office, Aso and other politicians have been trying to boost the county’s image with the manga and animation industries. “It’s … Continue reading

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‘Ghost in the Shell’: Dreamworks Style

Variety reports that Spielberg and Dreamworks have acquired the rights to the popular japanese manga series “Ghost in the Shell”. The story follows the exploits of a member of a covert ops unit of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission … Continue reading

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iTunes Now Offers Anime Series

AWN reports that programming from Starz Ent. and Manga Ent. is now available on the iTunes Store to be purchased for download. Fans can now purchase and download original series from Starz Ent., the second largest premium cable and satellite … Continue reading

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“Akira” to hit the big screen again, as Live action?

The Hollywood Reporter says that Leonardo DiCaprio and Warner Brothers is putting the manga classic “Akira” into production for a theatrical release under DiCaprio’s production company Appian Way.   Gary Whitta has been hired to write the adaptation…Akira originated in 1988 as a … Continue reading

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