Japan News Network just reported that Ufotable, the studio responsible for producing the anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, announced special programming in North America for Demon Slayer: Infinity Train, set two days before the closing of the selections of the Oscars 2021.
According to the official rules of the Academy Awards, they are eligible for an Oscar. all films screened in North America between January 2020 and February 2021, and the exclusive screening of Demon Slayer: Infinity Train is scheduled for February 26 in Miami, Florida, for a total of seven days. The representative of Ufotable confirmed that “the screening has been agreed only to allow the election to the 2021 Academy Awards” and that “the film will be released in all theaters in the United States once the work is finished.”
The great success of the film would seem to be able to guarantee the nomination, if only because among the palpable candidates for the Oscar for animation only stand out Wolfwalkers – The Wolf People (Apple TV +), Soul (Disney / Pixar), Go ahead – Beyond magic (Disney / Pixar) and Over the Moon – The fantastic world of Lunaria (Netflix). Earwig and the Witch turned out to be a flop, so Studio Ghibli’s chances would seem to be really slim.
The awards for 93rd Academy Awards will take place live on April 25, 2021, while nominations will be announced on March 15. In just under a month, therefore, we will know if Ufotable will not have accomplished the feat.
What do you think about that? Can Demon Slayer win a nomination? Tell us yours with a comment! Meanwhile, we remind you that the film is also expected in Italy, where it will be released in 2021.
The anime Kageki Shoujo !! reveals his first promo video
On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kumiko saiki, Kageki Shoujo !! (Opera Girl !!), the first promotional video of the project was published. The video confirms that its premiere is still scheduled in Japan for this year.
For his part, Saiki began publishing the original manga under the title of Kageki Shoujo! (with only an exclamation point) in the magazine Jump kai from the editor Shueisha in 2012 and ended in 2014, when the magazine stopped serializing in October 2014.
Subsequently, Saiki began publishing the sequel titled Kageki Shoujo !! (with two exclamation points) in the magazine Melody from the editor Shueisha in 2015. The publisher published the ninth compiled volume on March 5.
- Kazuhiro Yoneda (Akatsuki no Yona, Gleipnir, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desukara.) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Pine jam.
- Tadashi morishita (Akatsuki no Yona, detective conan) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Takahiro ishida is in charge of character design, with the assistance of Eriko Iida, Akira takata Y Takao maki.
- Eriko Iida, Akira takata Y Tomoko fukunaga They are in charge of the animation direction.
- Tsuneyoshi Saito (This coil, Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor, xxxHOLiC Movie: Manatsu no Yoru no Yume) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack, under the sound direction of Yukio nagasaki.
Kageki Shoujo Synopsis !!
Like Takarazuka Revue, the girls who attend the Kouka Kageki High School Arts Academy perform all parts of a musical theater, whether female or male. Ai Narada is a jaded former idol who plays female roles, while her partner, Sarasa Watanabe, is a girl from a rural area who plays male roles. From school to stage to the rest of their lives, there is no challenge these girls cannot face with their passion for acting.
Source: Comic Natalie
© Kumiko Saiki / Hakusensha / “Kageki Shoujo !!” Production committee
The manga Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun ends its second part
In the third issue of this year’s magazine Gangan Joker from the editor Square enix it was revealed that the manga adaptation of the light novels Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun (Lower level character Tomozaki), in charge of Eight cool, has finished its second part. The magazine did not mention that the manga will continue in the next issue next month, but the last page included the phrase “Level Completed – Continue».
Eight Chida began publishing the manga adaptation in the magazine. Gangan Joker from the editor Square enix in December 2017. The publisher published the fifth compiled volume on February 22 and will publish the sixth in Japan on April 22.
A twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Project No.9, Under the direction of Shinsuke yanagi and scripts written by Fumihiko shimo, has been broadcast in Japan since last January 8, with Funimation in charge of its global distribution.
Synopsis of Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun
For Fumiya Tomozaki, one of the best players in Japan, the “game of life” is the worst game there is. Although Tomozaki is the number one player in the video game “Attack Families,” he is a self-proclaimed lower-level character when it comes to real life. As a sophomore in high school, he suffers from a complete lack of self-esteem, which leads him to completely stop trying to improve himself as a person. Instead, he blames the real world for being completely unbalanced, with no logical way to level up.
Aoi Hinami is an immensely popular girl in Tomozaki’s class with perfect grades. She fits the role of a perfect heroine and is on the opposite end of the social spectrum from Tomozaki. However, after a chance encounter with Hinami, Tomozaki realizes that she is not as perfect as he thought!
© Yuki Yaku (Author), Fly (Author), Eito Chida (Author) / SQUARE ENIX Square Enix
Google Celebrates Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary With Trend Report
This week is a great week for Pokemon. The franchise is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary, so there are many things behind the scenes with the brand. Of course, the anniversary will be here in less than a day and fans around the world are excited.
Now it turns out Google Trends is celebrating with the fandom. Truth news He shares that Google decided to give Pokémon fans a breakdown of the franchise and its online history.
The search engine trend tracker has published a comprehensive report detailing some surprising facts about Pokémon fans and their queries. So if you are a true Pikachu fan, you better pay attention:
This is what Pokémon Google Trends looks like
The report begins with a breakdown of the Most Wanted Pokémon by year, and the best players may surprise you. Between 2006 and 2013, Celebi he was the most wanted character in America before Pikachu will rank first in 2014.
Eevee He also held the top spots for years with Charizard, Mew, and Mewtwo. As for the United States as a whole, Pikachu dominates in almost every state. Since 2004, Pikachu has been the most wanted pocket monster, except in Maryland.
It turns out that the state has searched the most for Celebi in the past 17 years. The full report, which can be found in the post link, has even more data for fans.
Since 2004, Google Trends says that the most frequently asked question about the franchise is about the total number of Pokémon. Japan dial the country number one in terms of total search volume, but Peru and Chile are close on the list.
When it comes to spikes, the longest search period for Pokémon took place in July 2016, when Pokémon Go was first released. What is your favorite character from the franchise? Remember that the anime Pokémon Journeys will add more chapters to Netflix during 2021.
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