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7:00 PM on 04.12.2014

Burlesque show inspired by Cowboy Bebop premieres early May

I love me a good burlesque show. Artful stripping to themes that are close to my heart? Please, give me more! It's one of the reason why I loved both Cosplay Burlesque shows when they were featured at Otakon several years bac...

Pedro Cortes


3:30 PM on 12.19.2013

Anohana the Movie gets US, Canadian theater listing

Anohana the Movie is finally getting a list of theater screenings in the US and Canada. The first screenings begin January 18th, and Canada will start on February 9th. You can find the full list of theaters and dates at the A...

Jeff Chuang

10:00 PM on 08.20.2013

The cast for the stage production of Steins;Gate is...

It seems like every successful anime franchise in Japan eventually gets a live action stage production. To that end it's no surprise that 5pb's Steins;Gate is hitting the stage in October. Also not a surprise? The way the ca...

Elliot Gay

9:00 AM on 04.30.2013

Evangelion 3.0 made a whole lot of money in theaters

Say what you will about Evangelion 3.0 (I personally dug it), it sure as hell made a lot of money in theaters. With the DVD/BD now available in stores, theater showings have officially ceased, leaving the total box office gro...

Elliot Gay



Make sure you catch Poppy Hill when it hits your town photo
Make sure you catch Poppy Hill when it hits your town
by Hiroko Yamamura

It's always a bit of a thing anytime anime plays in my hometown of Chicago. It's just something that doesn't happen enough. So this time you're getting a little warning, courtesy of the GKids Facebook page, on the scheduled showings of Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill.

I've had the pleasure of catching this fine film, and can tell you that you will definitely not be disappointed. The US dub includes some heavy hitters like Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendrix, and even Ron Howard. This alone is worthy of another viewing.

The schedule as ANN posted is:

March 15

  • New York - FC Center
  • New York - Film Society of Lincoln Center

March 22

  • Los Angeles - The Landmark

March 29

  • Chicago - Landmark's Century Centre Cinema - Yup, I'll be there
  • San Francisco - Embarcadero Center Cinema
  • Palo Alto - CineArts @ Palo Alto Square
  • Berkeley - Shattuck Cinemas
  • Boston - Kendall Square Cinema
  • Seattle - Harvard Exit Theatre
  • Minneapolis - Uptown Theater
  • San Diego - Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas
  • Long Island - Cinema Arts Centre
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9:00 PM on 11.21.2012

Evangelion: 3.0 is making a killing at the box office

As I said in my review earlier this week, I really dug Evangelion: 3.0. Apparently I'm not the only one either, as the film has been killing it at the Japanese box office. In its opening four days, You Can (Not) Redo made a r...

Elliot Gay

6:00 PM on 11.21.2012

Help Kickstart extra Princess Mononoke performances

If you live in the UK, you may have already heard mumblings of Whole Hog Theatre's adaptation of Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke. However, unless you jumped at the chance to purchase tickets, you may have ended up disappoin...

Chris Walden