As part of their Japan season, the BFI presents a programme of new and classic animation plus special events.
The producers of Avatar prequel The Legend of Korra expand on Netflix’s dark fantasy series with a bloody “anime”.
Studio Ghibli’s first computer-animated feature boasts bags of charm and one its most endearing heroines.
LeSean Thomas’ six-part animated series is an electrifying vision of a long-ignored legend.
Media, memory and film history collide in Satoshi Kon’s time-bending story of a faded screen star.
A copyright dispute around 1984’s ‘Sherlock Hound’ freed the Japanese animator to establish Studio Ghibli.
The anime master behind Paprika and Perfect Blue left behind several incomplete projects which could still be realised.
The first and only film from Miyazaki protégé Yoshifumi Kondo stands among the studio’s best works.
Screen Anime will allow fans to discover more of Japan’s animation output, offering a wide range of films new and old.
With the release of Studio Ghibli’s back catalogue on Netflix, we look back at one of their unsung greats.
By Zoe Crombie
Tomomi Mochizuki’s teenage love triangle drama is fascinating outlier in the studio’s catalogue.
Rejoice, Totoro fans: 21 of the Japanese animation studio’s feature films are headed your way.
Your Name director Makoto Shinkai returns with a riveting fantasy romance backdropped by environmental ruin.
Pyrokinetic mutants, shirtless firefighters and eco-fascists collide in the first feature film from Studio Trigger.
Director and designer Shōji Kawamori sees hand-drawn animation going the way of noh or kabubki in Japan.
Makoto Shinkai’s blissful follow-up to his 2016 smash, Your Name, plants teen romance in a climate change disaster.
The latest anime series from Shinichirō Watanabe is among his kindest and most soulful to date.