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Japan Box Office: Natsume Yujin-cho Film Sells 500,000 Tickets in 4 Weeks

23 octubre, 2018 news+feed@crunchyroll.com 0

“Magical girl lyrical Nanoha Detonation” ranks 6th in its opening weekend

After making a sensational No.1 debut, Natsume Yujin-Cho: Utsusemi ni Musubu/Natsume Yujin-cho the Movie: Ephemeral Bond has continued its successful box office run. The 104-minute film based on Yuki Midorikawa’s fantasy shoujo manga series still ranks eighth in its fourth weekend, and its official Twitter confirmed it had already sold 500,000 tickets in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

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Madhouse Founder Explains The Reason for Production Halt of Satoshi Kon’s Dreaming Machine Film

23 octubre, 2018 news+feed@crunchyroll.com 0

Anime adaptation project based on Kon’s “OPUS” manga is still alive

It has been eight years since Madhouse announced that they would continue the production of the late Kon Satoshi’s unfinished last anime feature film project Yumemiru Kikai/Dreaming Machine in November 2010. The studio’s founder Masao Maruyama explained the reason for the long production halt of the film at the 20th Bucheon International Animation Festival in Korea on October 20. Read the story after the jump.

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The Dramatic Power of a Great Ending Song

22 octubre, 2018 news+feed@crunchyroll.com 0

Today on Why It Works, let’s explore how a great ending song can truly elevate a great anime!

A show’s choice of ending song is often overlooked in terms of impacting that show’s overall effect; after all, we generally don’t play through the full ending of a show every time we watch it, and often just skip right to the next episode. But a well-chosen ending can actually elevate the dramatic power of an anime, and smartly employing ending songs is a storytelling skill in its own right. Today on Why It Works, let’s explore a few of the ways a strong ending can make a great show better!