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Hand Drawn trailer helps market Big Hero 6 in Japan

There’s something about hand-drawn animation and its ability to draw up major emotions with just a few curves of a pencil. So, even though Big Hero 6 is computer animated, it’s no surprise Disney turned to an anime inspired look … Continue reading

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Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master … Continue reading

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Anime Style Ad for Tokyo Disneyland

Here’s a really neat TV commercial for Tokyo Disneyland. It starts out in Anime style with awesome renderings of their Cinderella castle and It’s A Small World. Can anyone verify if this actually aired on TV in Japan?

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Yokai at EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion

One of the great things about the Japan pavilion is the little exhibit space where Americans are exposed to some of Japan’s cultural artifacts. For a long time there was an excellent Tin Toy exhibit with a fun video from … Continue reading

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