Do you have something to do this week? If you are in Italy, check your schedule and find a free evening! On 14-15-16 October, Weathering with You, the latest film by Makoto Shinkai, author and director of the acclaimed Your Name, arrives in Italian movie theatres. Here is the plot and trailer of the exciting new work by a master of Japanese animation.
A new season of anime opens at the movies! For the 7th year, Nexo Digital and Dynit bring some of the most successful Japanese animated feature films to Italian theatres. This year the chosen movies are very recent successes, which will surely make the joy of the Japanese animation fans (and ours). Here are the three films that we will soon see in our cinemas.
In these last days of spring, Japanese animation returns to Italian movie theatres! From June 14 to 20, in fact, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the first work of Studio Ponoc, “heir” of the most famous Studio Ghibli, will arrive on the silver screens. The movie, distributed in Italy by Lucky Red, is based on the novel The little broomstick, by Mary Stewart, and it is an exciting story of friendship and magic set between the English countryside and a school for magicians and witches (no, Harry Potter has nothing to do with it).
We announced it a few months ago and now Aggretsuko has finally arrived on Netflix! The animated series dedicated to the adventures of Retsuko, the red panda created by Sanrio, is available from April 20th worldwide on the famous streaming platform. Could we miss a kawaii bingewatch? We have seen, one after the other, the 10 episodes of 15 minutes each of the anime: find out if we liked it or not!
After our beloved Rilakkuma, another kawaii character is coming on Netflix… and much sooner than you think! The world’s most famous streaming platform, in fact, just released the first trailer of the new animated series dedicated to Aggretsuko, made in collaboration with Sanrio.
At our venerable age, we have seen and read a lot of anime and manga. Among those that have remained more in the heart there is Fullmetal Alchemist: the story by Hiromu Arakawa has the merit, at least for myself, to have made us change our mind about shounen (manga for boys), which at the time we were snubbing a little. Fifteen years from the airing of the anime (followed in 2008 by a more faithful remake), Sanrio made a series of accessories with all the characters in a super-kawaii version. Aren’t they cute?
Yes, you’ve read it right: our beloved bear Rilakkuma will soon be protagonist of a new stop motion anime distributed by Netflix. The news was in the air for a few months, but finally there are a few more details to share, starting from the official title of the series. Are you curious? Here’s what you need to know about the screen debut of our lazy hero.
In Japan, a new collaboration that will certainly delight many anime lovers is starting. In fact, it was just announced the opening of a special pop-up café that will bring together Sanrio characters and the protagonists of Yuri on Ice, the highly acclaimed anime set in the world of figure skating on air last year (did you see it? we liked it a lot!).
It is not new that pop star Gwen Stefani loves Japanese fashion. Many of you probably remember the song Harajuku Girls, the group of dancers with the same name (which has attracted some criticism to the singer) and the Harajuku Lovers perfume line with the collectable dolls. Maybe, not all of you know that Gwen Stefani transformed her Harajuku Girls (and herself) in characters of an animated series, just landed here in Italy!
We love when there’re anime at the movies! During 2017, thanks to Nexo Digital and Dynit, we can watch in Italian theatres some Japanese animated films, included a couple we want to suggest you. The first is Your Name, the latest movie by Makoto Shinkai and one of the biggest successes ever in Japan. In the theatres only the 23rd, 24th and 25th of January, it’s one of those movies any animation lover should watch. Here’s our 5 reasons to book your seat at the nearest movie theatre (if it’s out in your country) or grab a copy of the DVD!