The first major media shakeup of 2020 has been lit with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announcing that it would be offloading its key Southeast Asian television properties AXN Asia, ANIMAX Asia, and ONE to a group led by its former executives.
Weathering With You, the latest anime film by renowned Japanese director Makoto Shinkai, has been awarded the Best Animated Feature Film in the 13th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).
Southeast Asian anime distributor ODEX has posted a warning in its Facebook pages on Tuesday to moviegoers across Southeast Asia against uploading pictures and clips taken inside cinemas during the screenings of their movies.
The Kyoto Prefectural Police have released on Friday the names of 10 of the 35 people who had died in an arson attack at the Kyoto Animation's first studio building last month.
Japanese public broadacster NHK is reporting that the Police is looking into the motive of the suspect of the Arson attack at Kyoto Animation's first studio building last July 18.
Although original illustrations in paper did not survived the Arson attack at Kyoto Animation over a week ago, the company's lawyer Daisuke Okeda now confirms that digitized art and other materials stored in a data server at the building's first floor has survived the fire.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK is reporting on Monday that the Japanese government is considering measures to extend support to Kyoto Animation, as stated by Chief Cabinet Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK has reported on Saturday that, according to the police, the death toll in the Kyoto Animation arson attack has now risen to 35 people.
Japanese news media is reporting on Thursday that the police has finished the DNA testing and has identified all 34 people that died at the Kyoto Animation arson attack, which happened a week ago.
As news broke of the deadly arson attack on Thursday, messages of sorrow and support to the beloved anime studio has flooded on social media, particularly from Japanese anime companies, personalities and even fans around the world.