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Grow Up?

While reviewing the anime film, Paprika, Newsweek‘s David Ansen wonders why Americans aren’t more open to animated films for adults.

There’s no reason the imaginative freedom that animation allows shouldn’t be unleashed on adult themes, especially when graphic novels have entered the literary mainstream and when CGI has blurred the line between live action and animation in films like “300.” Outside the United States, animators are not so likely to be confined to the ghetto of kiddie movies.

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SCI FI Unveils ‘Ani-Monday’

SCI FI Channel announced “Ani-Monday,” a new weekly programming block featuring anime, Mondays from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET/PT, starting June 11. Ani-Monday will feature a collection of movies, series and shorts from Starz Media’s anime distribution arm, Manga, and marks SCI FI’s first foray into original late-night programming, the channel said.

Read more at Sci-Fi

Official Doomsday Site

Waner Bros. Entertainment has created an official web site for the movie Superman: Doomsday.

KURAU PHANTOM MEMORY

kurau_main.jpgADV ANNOUNCES AN APRIL 10 RELEASE FOR KURAU PHANTOM MEMORY

“Engrossing Interplay Between Vastly Different Beings In A Fantastic World The Likes Of Which You’ve Never Seen.” – NewtypeUSA

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Pre-Order Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles

Robotech: Shadow ChroniclesEveryone thought the war was over…but the darkest battle has only just begun.

Spectacular mecha action explodes onscreen in this long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated sequel to the blockbuster anime series that spawned a generation of fans!

The legendary Admiral Hunter is missing as a deadly new adversary threatens the vulnerable survivors of the Robotech wars. Vince Grant and Scott Bernard must race against time to unravel a treacherous mystery that could spell the end of the human race!

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Citizen Siege

Lorne Lanning and Sherry McKenna, developers of the cult hit Oddworld video-game franchise, are teaming with Vanguard Animation for the computer-animated Citizen Siege, a dark political thriller set in the near future and aimed at adults, Variety reported. Lanning will direct, and Shrek producer John Williams, head of Vanguard, will produce.

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