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Horizons for 27 March 2016

Sat, 2 Apr 2016, 1:00pm

Adult Swim commissions 2 new seasons of FLCL, and McDonald's releases an anime recruiting ad.

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Horizons for 27 March 2016

Sat, 2 Apr 2016, 1:00pm

Adult Swim commissions 2 new seasons of FLCL, and McDonald's releases an anime recruiting ad.

Horizons for 1 September 2015

Tue, 1 Sep 2015, 10:00pm

Production I.G. has licensed FLCL for an "anime remake," whatever that means; and the Love Live! film will have English subtitles on its Japanese Blu-Ray release.

Horizons for 11 August 2015

Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 10:00pm

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F makes $3.5 million in its first 2 days in American theaters, Boruto: Naruto the Movie makes $5.5 million in its first 3 days in Japanese theaters, possible English dub for Studio Ghibli film Only Yesterday, Kickstarter for an American reprint of the Barefoot Gen manga about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and a list of all the anime released this week in North America.

Horizons for 4 August 2015

Tue, 4 Aug 2015, 10:00pm

Disney announces a complete Blu-Ray boxset of every movie Hayao Miyazaki ever directed, coming November 17, the Love Live! film has made over USD $17 million so far in Japanese theaters, Design Coco reveals how they make life-sized anime figures using 3D printing, the anime travel in Tokyo Kickstarter is stalled, we provide a post-mortem on the Red Ash anime and game Kickstarters, and a list of all the anime released in North America this week.

Horizons for 19 July 2015

Sun, 19 Jul 2015, 10:00pm

Details on the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV series,MyAnimeList sold to a mobile app developer, new Fruits Basket manga on its way from the original author, Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There has earned half a million dollars US in American theaters so far, Digital Manga Publishing successfully Kickstarts translations of Tezuka's Unico and Crime & Punishment manga, first Yo-kai Watch film is best-selling anime DVD and Blu-Ray of the year so far, and the Chiller channel adds its own anime block.

Horizons for 14 July 2015

Tue, 14 Jul 2015, 10:30pm

Hayao Miyazaki is working on a 10-minute CGI anime film for the Ghibli Museum, Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast opens in Japan at USD $5.4 million, Shigeru Mizuki's Showa manga wins Eisner award, Kodansha to bundle original anime episode with Attack on Titan manga volume 17, Udon licenses Rose of Versailles manga, and uncut Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters on Crunchyroll

Horizons for 7 July 2015

Tue, 7 Jul 2015, 10:30pm

Tokyopop returns from the dead, RightStuf to release Mobile Suit Gundam on Blu-Ray and Revolutionary Girl Utena on Blu-Ray, Digital Manga Publishing to pay localizers up-front for manga translations, Studio 4C and Comcept launch crowdfunding for Red Ash anime film and video game and a crowdfunding platform, Funimation issues a statement about copyrights vs. trademarks, and a new Saber Marionette series coming after nearly 20 years

Horizons for 30 June 2015

Tue, 30 Jun 2015, 10:30pm

Studio Ghibli debuts a commercial for Taiko: Drum Master, Funimation licensed 13 new anime series and the live-action Attack on Titan films, Yo-kai Watch coming to Disney XD this year, The Familiar of Zero novels to continue after authors' death 2 years ago, and the Japan Animator Expo shorts get a theatrical release in Japan

Horizons for 23 June 2015

Tue, 23 Jun 2015, 10:30pm

Shonen Jump digitally re-releases issue in which One Piece premiered, Dragon Ball Super will occur after Majin Buu fight, Beyblade Burst anime series announced, Anime Sols will physically destroy all remaining discs after July 1, Crunchyroll to stream new live-action Death Note series, trailer for Mutafukaz anime film from Studio 4C, and Funimation announces distribution deal with Universal Pictures

Horizons for 16 June 2015

Tue, 16 Jun 2015, 10:30pm

One Piece manga wins Guinness World Record, new visual and characters for new Dragon Ball Super series, Attack on Titan screening canceled in China, more U.S. ticket sales for Ghibli's When Marnie Was There, and upcoming horror anime series Kurayami Santa and Kowabon

Horizons for 9 June 2015: Anime Mirai reborn, China blacklists anime, Manga print runs

Tue, 9 Jun 2015, 10:30pm

Anime Mirai is reborn as Anime Tamago, China blacklists 38 anime and manga franchises, Manga print runs for major publishers

Horizons for 5 June 2015

Fri, 5 Jun 2015, 10:30pm

Premiere date for Little Witch Academia 2, Ghost in the Shell stage play, Akagame ga Kill and Mitchiko and Hatchin coming to Adult Swim anime, new Speed Racer in the works, Otaku no Video and Riding Bean Kickstarters plus a troubled anime magazine Kickstarter, upcoming cons, and all the anime released this week in North America.

Horizons for 26 May 2015

Thu, 28 May 2015, 1:00pm

IndieGoGo campaign to fund cheap animator housing; Subtitling glasses; No winners in 6th Kyoto Animation Awards; Sanrio opens U.S. branch for original animated works. Plus upcoming cons, upcoming Kickstarters, and all the anime released in North America this week.

Horizons for 18 May 2015

Tue, 19 May 2015, 3:00pm

New ''Otaku no Video'' Blu-Ray Kickstarter; anime industry salaries; Hatsune Miku's opera returns; Funimation licenses The Boy and the Beast.

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