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Making MNL48 Exciting for the Fans

Hallo Hallo Entertainment's Paulo Kurosawa explains to Anime Pilipinas the plans for the girl group’s first major concert, the criticisms, and their upcoming General Election.

Japan Cartoonists Association issues statement on expansion of Japan’s copyright law

The Japan Cartoonists Association has issued a formal response last Wednesday to the proposal by the country's Agency for Cultural Affairs to expand the scope of its copyright law to include manga, video games and literary writings.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse wins OSCARS 2019’s Best Animated Feature Film

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was awarded Best Animated Feature Film in the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday (Monday in the Philippines), which was held at the at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Japan’s crackdown on online piracy to include all forms of copyrighted...

Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs has called for expanding the scope of illegal online piracy in the country to include all forms of copyrighted media with a policy recommendation it adopted last Wednesday.

Sony’s Aniplex unit acquires Madman Entertainment’s Anime division

The anime division of Madman Entertainment, one of Australia's leading distribution and licensing companies, has been acquired by Sony's anime and music production subsidiary Aniplex.

Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai’ anime film lands Animated Feature Oscar nomination

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced on Tuesday the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards, and the anime film Mirai has been nominated in the Best Animated Feature Film category.

Tribe video streaming service shuts down last November 30

Tribe, the over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service owned and managed by Malaysian pay-TV provider Astro, has abruptly shut down its operation in the Philippines last November 30.

VIZ Media to relaunch English Shonen Jump as digital manga service...

North American anime and manga company VIZ Media has announced on Saturday (Philippine time) that their English-language Shonen Jump magazine will soon be relaunched as a digital manga service.

Netflix to produce Filipino comic book ‘Trese’, four others into anime...

Global streaming giant Netflix has unveiled on their content showcase in Singapore on Thursday five (5) new anime shows as a part of their original series, which will include the highly-acclaimed Filipino comic Trese.

Funimation ends content-sharing deal with Crunchyroll

After two years of what seemed to be an unlikely partnership, North American anime distributor Funimation is ending its content licensing agreement with streaming service Crunchyroll on November 9.