Tag: anime

First Trailer For Live-Action “Kiki’s Delivery Service”

December 10, 2013

Here’s the first trailer for the live-action adaptation of KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE based on Kadono’s first two volumes. The 1989 anime from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli only covered the first. There are six collected volumes in total that chronicle the tales of Kiki and her black cat Jiji so it seems likely that if the first film […]

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“Spirited Away” And “Ponyo” Director Retires; “The Wind Rises” To Be Last Movie

September 2, 2013

A long time ago, Oscar-winning Japanese anime master Hayao Miyazaki said he’d stop making movies after 1997’s Princess Mononoke. Luckily for anime fans he went on to make such pictures as Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo. Sadly, all good things must come to an end and Miyazaki has announced his retirement. In Venice, […]

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Educational Hentai

August 24, 2013

In the latest edition of NICE JORTS, MAN! it’s time for the animators to head back to the drawing board…

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DiCaprio Turns Down “Star Wars VII” For “Robotech”?

July 25, 2013

Latino Review reports that Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic, Inception) passed on Star Wars: Episode VII because he wants to land a role in a live-action adaptation of ROBOTECH. The 1980’s anime tells the story of humanity in a far distant future and their battle against the alien Zentraedi. The conflict resides over an alien ship that crashes on […]

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