Studio Ghibli’s first CG movie, ‘Earwig and the Witch,’ is an insult

Studio Ghibli, helmed by the legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, has practically perfected the art of 2D animation. So, I'll admit, I've spent the past few years dreading the company's first 3D CG animated film, Earwig and the Witch....

Russia bans ‘Death Note’ and other ‘violent’ anime

It seems a Russian court has started to scribble the names of anime series in a mysterious black notebook. A district court banned Death Note, Tokyo Ghoul and Inuyashiki on certain streaming websites over worries that teens are recreating violent act...

Sony’s Funimation agrees to buy anime streamer Crunchyroll for $1.175 billion

Two years ago, Sony’s purchase of Funimation drove a wedge behind the anime production house and Crunchyroll, which is primarily a subscription streaming video service. Crunchyroll ended up becoming a part of AT&T via the Time Warner acquisition...

Netflix unveils a ‘Resident Evil’ CG anime series arriving in 2021

Netflix has more Resident Evil programming in the works than its live-action show. The streaming giant has revealed Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, a “CG anime” series due to premiere sometime in 2021. While the foes of the show (apart from zombies...