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The Godfather of Tokyo

“So the Madhouse studio was in debt,” says Masao Murayama, “and there was this big buy-out. I was happy to sell it on to someone else, and then I thought: now what am I going to do? 394 more words


Going into Detail with In This Corner of the World's Home Video Release

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

A lot of research went into producing In This Corner of the World (この世界の片隅に). This anime is now out on home video, released by… 414 more words


New on Blu-ray: In this Corner of the World

It is common for films recounting the turbulent nature of World War II, especially the bombing of Hiroshima, to focus on the devastation. The horrors of war is something that audiences still find disturbing and fascinating with equal measure. 374 more words


Otakon Welcomes Back Masao Maruyama

Japanese film producer, animation developer and co-founder of madhouse animation studio, Masao Maruyama, will be a guest at Otakon 2017. Maruyama has also been an honorary Otakon staff member for many years. 120 more words

Otakon Announces Masao Maruyama and Hidenori Matsubara as Guests

Otakon has announced that Masao Maruyama and Hidenori Matsubara will be guests at their upcoming convention. As part of their appearance, the convention will be hosting a screening of the… 206 more words