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Japan Matsuri in London September 2017

London based fans of Japanese culture looking for something to do on Sunday 24th September 2017 will want to head to the Japan Matsuri. The festival is set to r… […] Read More Advertisements

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Lu over the Wall UK Cinema Release Details

We’ve just been sent details about Lu over the Wall from the good folks at Anime Limited. The new movie from director Masaaki Yuasa features a heartwarming and… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Boy and The Beast UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Reminder

Just a quick reminder to fans of anime director Mamoru Hosoda. Studio Canal will be releasing The Boy and The Beast UK DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 4th September 2… […] Read More Advertisements

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Kotatsu Japanese Animation Film Festival 2017 Details

Anime fans in Wales looking for some fun at the end of September in Cardiff or the end of October in Aberystwyth will want to head over to the Kotatsu Japanese… […] Read More Advertisements

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Anime Smash Hit Your Name returns to UK Cinemas this August

UK based anime fans who missed the super smash hit movie Your Name will want to set a date of Wednesday 23rd August 2017 to catch the movie on the big screen. T… […] Read More Advertisements

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MCM London Comic Con May 2017 Attendee Figures

The huge event known as MCM London Comic Con has just finished and they’ve sent us the attendee numbers. The May 2017 event attracted 130,212 people over the 3… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Stefan Riekeles curator of Anime Architecture at House of Illustration

Opening just last Friday 26th May, London’s House of Illustration is holding Anime Architecture, the UK’s very first anime backgrounds exhibition. Yes, you r… […] Read More Advertisements

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Hibanacon 2017 UK Convention Details

Are you looking for an anime convention to go to in the UK in November? The folks behind Hibanacon 2017 have got in touch to tell us about their up-coming conve… […] Read More Advertisements

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An interview with Tim Clark the Curator of Hokusai: beyond the Great wave at the British Museum

The British Museum will be hosting a Hokusai Exhibition from Thursday 25th May until Sunday 13th August 2017. Dedicated to the Japanese master the exhibition… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Michaël Dudok de Wit Director of The Red Turtle

An Interview with Michaël Dudok de Wit Director of The Red Turtle In a change of production the much loved Studio Ghibli decided to look overseas for a director to create their latest film – The Red Turtle. They teamed up with… […] Read More Advertisements

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In This Corner of the World wins the Feature Film Jury Award at the 41st Annecy

In This Corner of the World wins the Feature Film Jury Award at the 41st Annecy The good folks from Manga Entertainment UK have sent us details about one of… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Boy and The Beast UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

We’ve just heard from the good folks at StudioCanal that Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and The Beast will finally be heading to DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on Monday 4t… […] Read More Advertisements

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Takashi Fukutani Exhibition at London’s Orbital Comics

Fans of 1980’s manga in London will want to head over to Orbital Comics from Tuesday 1st to Monday 14th August 2017 to catch an exhibit of original 80’s Manga a… […] Read More Advertisements

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Shin Godzilla Stomps into UK Cinemas this August 2017

Fans of cult Japanese Cinema and anime in general will be very pleased to hear the news from Manga Entertainment UK that they’ll be releasing the new Godzilla M… […] Read More Advertisements

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Genocidal Organ Review

Anime has now started to get a regular monthly screening at select cinemas national wide around the UK! This month on Wednesday 12th July 2017, Genocidal Organ… […] Read More Advertisements

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Manga Entertainment and Animatsu UK Q4 2017 Anime DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

The good folks from Manga Entertainment UK have sent us their Q4 2017 release dates. The release list includes their sister label Animatsu. There’s some good… […] Read More Advertisements

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Summer Explorers 3 – Free Japanese Movies in London July 2017

Fans of Japanese Cinema in London are in luck, for the Japan Foundation will be hosting a special summer film programme all about food. Over two Saturdays in Lo… […] Read More Advertisements

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Kanpai London Craft Sake Brewery Crowd Sourcing

We’ve just discovered a crowd sourcing attempt to get a London Sake Brewery going! The catchy named Kanapi London aim to raise ?12,500 by Thursday 29th June 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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Sky UK Channel Viceland to Show Anime

The good folks from Anime Limited have just revealed that Sky and Now TV Channel Viceland will be airing anime. They’ll be showing Anime Limited titles Cowbo… […] Read More Advertisements

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Okinawa Day 2017 in London

London based fans of Japanese Culture looking for something to do on Saturday 24th June 2017 will want to head over to Spitalfields to celebrate Okinawa Day 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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When Marnie Was There on Film4

UK based fans of Studio Ghibli will want to tune into Film4 at 11 am on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 to catch the network premiere of When Marnie Was There. Wh… […] Read More Advertisements

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Esprit D’Air 2018 UK Tour Dates

London based J-Electronic rock and metal band Esprit D’Air have just sent us details of their 2018 tour. They’ll be travelling around the UK for 7 dates in Febr… […] Read More Advertisements

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My Experience of seeing Your Name at the IMAX

As I leave Cineworld Leicester Square, trying to pull together the memories of what I had just watched, I smile and sense a melancholic joy well up inside of me… […] Read More Advertisements

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Genki Gear Launches Exclusive T-shirt for London Comic Con October 2017

It’s August, but the good folks at geeky t-shirt company Genki Gear are already getting excited about the MCM London Comic Con. So much so they’ve just unveiled… […] Read More Advertisements

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Napping Princess Movie Review

Napping Princess hits the UK Cinemas on Wednesday 16th August 2017. You can find a screening near you by visiting NappingPrincessMovie.co.uk. It’s being distrib… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Danny Choo

One of the great things about writing for Otaku News is that you get to meet interesting people. At Hyper Japan we caught up with Danny Choo a professional otak… […] Read More Advertisements

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Napping Princess UK Cinema Screening Details

UK anime fans are in for a treat this August, as Anime Limited have just revealed the screening details for their latest cinematic offering Napping Princess. It… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Red Turtle UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

The good folks from Studio Canal have just sent us details the UK DVD and Blu-ray release of The Red Turtle. It’s due out in the UK on Monday 25th September 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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AmeCon 2018 Announced

Anime fans looking for a fan run convention in the UK for the summer of 2018 will be excited to hear that AmeCon have announced that they will return on Friday… […] Read More Advertisements

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Esprit D’Air 2018 UK Tour Dates

London based J-Electronic rock and metal band Esprit D’Air have just sent us details of their 2018 tour. They’ll be travelling around the UK for 7 dates in Febr… […] Read More Advertisements

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My Experience of seeing Your Name at the IMAX

As I leave Cineworld Leicester Square, trying to pull together the memories of what I had just watched, I smile and sense a melancholic joy well up inside of me… […] Read More Advertisements

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Genki Gear Launches Exclusive T-shirt for London Comic Con October 2017

It’s August, but the good folks at geeky t-shirt company Genki Gear are already getting excited about the MCM London Comic Con. So much so they’ve just unveiled… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Red Turtle Review

In an interesting move from Studio Ghibli, rather than look just in Japan for the talent to direct a new animated movie the fabled studio looked around the worl… […] Read More Advertisements

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Mamoru Hosoda announces new film project

The Boy and The Beast director teams back up with Studio Chizu for next project due in 2018…. […] Read More Advertisements

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A Silent Voice Hard of Hearing Screenings at Showcase Cinemas

The good folks from Anime Limited have sent us details of a special screening of A Silent Voice which will be for heard of hearing at select Showcase Cinemas. W… […] Read More Advertisements

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Hyper Japan Festival London 2017 Details

If you’re in London and looking for some Japanese Culture on from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July 2017 you should head over to Hyper Japan to indulge yourself i… […] Read More Advertisements

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Anime Director Tatsuma Minamikawa and Anime Producer Yohei Ito will be special guests at MCM London Comic Con

It’s May, which means we’ll be talking about the MCM London Comic Con a lot this month as build up for the colossal event starts. They’ve just revealed the two… […] Read More Advertisements

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MCM London Comic Con May 2017 Attendee Figures

The huge event known as MCM London Comic Con has just finished and they’ve sent us the attendee numbers. The May 2017 event attracted 130,212 people over the 3… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Stefan Riekeles curator of Anime Architecture at House of Illustration

Opening just last Friday 26th May, London’s House of Illustration is holding Anime Architecture, the UK’s very first anime backgrounds exhibition. Yes, you r… […] Read More Advertisements

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Hibanacon 2017 UK Convention Details

Are you looking for an anime convention to go to in the UK in November? The folks behind Hibanacon 2017 have got in touch to tell us about their up-coming conve… […] Read More Advertisements

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An interview with Tim Clark the Curator of Hokusai: beyond the Great wave at the British Museum

The British Museum will be hosting a Hokusai Exhibition from Thursday 25th May until Sunday 13th August 2017. Dedicated to the Japanese master the exhibition… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Micha?l Dudok de Wit Director of The Red Turtle

In a change of production the much loved Studio Ghibli decided to look overseas for a director to create their latest film – The Red Turtle. They teamed up with… […] Read More Advertisements

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Anime Smash Hit Your Name returns to UK Cinemas this August

UK based anime fans who missed the super smash hit movie Your Name will want to set a date of Wednesday 23rd August 2017 to catch the movie on the big screen. T… […] Read More Advertisements

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Genocidal Organ Review

Anime has now started to get a regular monthly screening at select cinemas national wide around the UK! This month on Wednesday 12th July 2017, Genocidal Organ… […] Read More Advertisements

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Manga Entertainment and Animatsu UK Q4 2017 Anime DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

The good folks from Manga Entertainment UK have sent us their Q4 2017 release dates. The release list includes their sister label Animatsu. There’s some good… […] Read More Advertisements

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Summer Explorers 3 – Free Japanese Movies in London July 2017

Fans of Japanese Cinema in London are in luck, for the Japan Foundation will be hosting a special summer film programme all about food. Over two Saturdays in Lo… […] Read More Advertisements

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Kanpai London Craft Sake Brewery Crowd Sourcing

We’ve just discovered a crowd sourcing attempt to get a London Sake Brewery going! The catchy named Kanapi London aim to raise ?12,500 by Thursday 29th June 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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Sky UK Channel Viceland to Show Anime

The good folks from Anime Limited have just revealed that Sky and Now TV Channel Viceland will be airing anime. They’ll be showing Anime Limited titles Cowbo… […] Read More Advertisements

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Okinawa Day 2017 in London

London based fans of Japanese Culture looking for something to do on Saturday 24th June 2017 will want to head over to Spitalfields to celebrate Okinawa Day 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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In This Corner of the World wins the Feature Film Jury Award at the 41st Annecy

In This Corner of the World wins the Feature Film Jury Award at the 41st Annecy The good folks from Manga Entertainment UK have sent us details about one of… […] Read More Advertisements

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Takashi Fukutani Exhibition at London’s Orbital Comics

Fans of 1980’s manga in London will want to head over to Orbital Comics from Tuesday 1st to Monday 14th August 2017 to catch an exhibit of original 80’s Manga a… […] Read More Advertisements

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Shin Godzilla Stomps into UK Cinemas this August 2017

Fans of cult Japanese Cinema and anime in general will be very pleased to hear the news from Manga Entertainment UK that they’ll be releasing the new Godzilla M… […] Read More Advertisements

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An Interview with Danny Choo

One of the great things about writing for Otaku News is that you get to meet interesting people. At Hyper Japan we caught up with Danny Choo a professional otak… […] Read More Advertisements

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Napping Princess UK Cinema Screening Details

UK anime fans are in for a treat this August, as Anime Limited have just revealed the screening details for their latest cinematic offering Napping Princess. It… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Red Turtle UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

The good folks from Studio Canal have just sent us details the UK DVD and Blu-ray release of The Red Turtle. It’s due out in the UK on Monday 25th September 201… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Boy and The Beast UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details

We’ve just heard from the good folks at StudioCanal that Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and The Beast will finally be heading to DVD and Blu-ray in the UK on Monday 4t… […] Read More Advertisements

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Napping Princess Movie Review

Napping Princess hits the UK Cinemas on Wednesday 16th August 2017. You can find a screening near you by visiting NappingPrincessMovie.co.uk. It’s being distrib… […] Read More Advertisements

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The Animated Adventures of Firefly (teaser trailer).

Here’s the teaser trailer for The Animated Adventures of Firefly. Now, what do we need to do to make Stephen Byrne’s vision of an animated reboot actually happen? Hey, Netflix and Amazon Studios, are you listening? Related posts:Con Man trailer #1 (Firefly fans rejoice). Firefly cast interviewed. Firefly Onlin […] Read More Advertisements

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When Marnie Was There (trailer), latest Studio Ghibli anime.

Here’s the first trailer for the new anime movie, When Marnie Was There, from the cream of the crop of the Japanese studios . . . Studio Ghibli. A tale of love, loneliness, and friendship, When Marnie Was There is the story of an emotionally distant adolescent girl, who upon being sent to live with relatives […] Related posts:Anime director Isao Takahata talks about founding Studio Ghibli and The Tale of…

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Kubo And The Two Strings (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

Every once in a while there is family-friendly entertainment that lives up to its wonderment in imaginative storytelling and stunning visual scope. Certainly this is the case with the stimulating yet meditative Japanese animated fantasy-adventure ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’. Undeniably vibrant and philosophical in committed heart and soul, ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’ is a majestic masterpiece in […] Related posts:Knights Of Badassdom (film review by Frank Ochieng). Stories We Tell by Frank…

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