Anime

Japan’s earliest animated films have been released online

By Little White Lies

Rare shorts from 1917 to 1941 are now streaming in celebration of 100 years of anime.

Ghost in the Shell

By David Jenkins

All the slick CG in the galaxy can’t save this mind-numbing sci-fi noir starring Scarlett Johansson as a femme cyborg.

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Why the identity crisis in Ghost in the Shell still resonates today

By Greg Evans

In Mamoru Oshii’s classic anime, characters seek individuality within an increasingly artificial society.

Watch the touching trailer for In This Corner of the World

By Jack Godwin

Sunao Katabuchi’s wartime drama follows a young girl in Hiroshima circa 1945.

Discover the retrofuturist thrills of this modern anime classic

By Anton Bitel

Metropolis, Rintaro’s 2001 manga spin-off, is coming to DVD.

This beautiful video imagines Studio Ghibli characters IRL

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

See your favourite anime characters as they might appear in real-world settings.

Ghost in the Shell is returning to cinemas for one night only

By Mike Tsenti

Mamoru Oshii’s classic anime is being re-released in the UK early next year.

Akira and the traumatic spectre of nuclear war

By Joe Marczynski

Katsuhiro Ôtomo’s iconic anime mirrors the atrocities witnessed by Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago.

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