Lance Mengong

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Dragon Ball Super Gets Its First Full-Blood Female Saiyan

Meet Caulifla.<p>The latest episode of Dragon Ball Super introduced its first full-blood female Saiyan, Caulifla.<p>As reported by Ota-suke (translation …

Anime

Studio Ghibli's Animation Software Is Now Free

Are you the next Hayao Miyazaki? Now you'll have the tools to find out.<p><i>Princess Mononoke</i>. <i>Spirited Away</i>. <i>Howl's Moving Castle</i>. All films packed with mystery and gravity, thanks largely to the imagination of Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki. In peeling back the layers of what makes these films so …

Mysterious Girlfriend X's Riichi Ueshiba Launches New Manga in May

Ōkumo-chan Flashback follows boy who sees visions of his mother's high school past<p>The June issue of Kodansha's Afternoon magazine revealed on Tuesday …

Disney has cast the roles of Timone and Pumbaa in the live-action "The Lion King," and we didn't see this duo coming

Disney is slowly collecting a nice slew of voice talent for their upcoming live-action <i>Lion King</i>. First, there was Donald Glover playing Simba, along …

Stars Turn Out for the Tribeca Film Festival: Pictures

Disney Sets Release Dates for Frozen 2 and Lion King

Here it stands, and here it’ll stay.<p>Disney’s <i>Frozen 2</i> has received its official release date — Nov. 27, 2019 — confirming what had previously been …

Amazon’s Big Anime Platform Is Hard To Love

Amazon recently introduced a little chaos into the world of anime streaming. Anime Strike, which launched earlier this year, is taking heat from …

Anime

How a 20-Year-Old Filmmaker Wrote, Directed and Starred In Her Feature Directorial Debut — Tribeca 2017

Quinn Shephard also produced and edited "Blame," her remarkable Tribeca Film Festival debut.<p>Filmmaker Quinn Shephard didn’t go to film school — …

Adventures In Data Storytelling: Three Key Traps To Avoid

As your organization seeks to become more data-driven, data will become an integral part of all communications. It should play a key role in your business meetings, internal conversations, and other daily interactions. As more of your people are exposed to data that is both relevant and crucial to …

Data Visualization

Visual effects powerhouse Digital Domain’s new app aggregates VR content–no matter who made it

There’s no end to the number of companies that want to be seen as leaders in the still-sort-of-nascent consumer virtual reality industry. From Hollywood studios like 20th Century Fox to well-financed startups like Jaunt to Samsung, Facebook, and Google, <b>there’s a thirst to be a go-to place for VR</b> …

The 11 best Disney soundtrack songs of all-time: From 'Pinocchio' to 'Frozen'

A Disney animated movie is not complete without a classic song.<p>From <i>Pinocchio</i> to <i>The Lion King</i>, many of Disney's animated films over the years have …

Want to 10X Your Business? Expand Into This Market, Says This Serial Entrepreneur

If you thought the U.S. was big, look at the size of this market, says a Yale lecturer on entrepreneurship.<p>Startups are incessantly hungry for one thing: Growth. One source of growth--the kind of growth that scales companies fast--is international expansion. And one of the biggest markets that pops …

Entrepreneurship

Disney Animation Producers Say They Were Left Out of $100 Million Settlement

In January, Disney agreed to pay $100 million to settle claims that it conspired with its competitors to suppress animators’ wages. The agreement …

Disney Animation

39 Non-Disney Animated Movies You'll Definitely Want To Watch

Oh, and you don't have to be a kid to enjoy them, either.<p><i>Submissions have been lightly edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Tribeca Film Festival Animated Short 'Escape' Debuts Online

The animated short follows a space explorer who crash-lands on a deserted planet and must find a way to create shelter.<p>Dolby and Moonbot Studios' new …

Why Disney Hired China’s Most Dangerous Director

Lu Chuan makes dark, politically controversial films in China. His new, family-friendly Disney movie, Born in China, represents one of Hollywood and Beijing's most sophisticated collaborations.<p>On an April afternoon on the Disney lot in Burbank, California, seated in front of a poster of a panda …

Our Top Four Spring Anime Picks

Spring has sprung, but probably, so have your allergies. Stay inside. Drink some iced tea. Watch our remarkably good picks for this season’s</i> …

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take …

'Arden's Wake' paves the way for never-ending VR stories

Making movies in virtual reality is easy. Making <i>good</i> animated movies in virtual reality is hard. There's no "mise en scène" to play with, and even the basic 180-degree rule is washed away with a head turn. The limitations of a cinema screen make storytelling easier, linear, comfortable. Penrose …

An Insider’s Guide to Enjoying Disney World as an Adult

If you think that only kids can enjoy Disney World — that once you’re an adult, the magic is over and “Magic Kingdom” is just a name cooked up in …

How Anime Hit YOUR NAME Gets Millennial Relationships Better Than Hollywood

We live in a fast-paced society that relies on our ability to be clear and concise with our words. This is especially true in environments where …

These Incredible Disneyland Attractions Were Never Actually Built

Walt wanted to build a Chinatown, a Rock Candy Mountain, and a Garden of the Gods<p>A new edition of <i>The Disneyland Encyclopedia</i> hits stores this week. …

Amazon Offering Official Selections Of Tribeca Film Festival Up To $100,000 Cash Bonus For Streaming Rights

Amazon is back on the film-fest circuit with a zero-haggle deal for indie filmmakers: It’s offering official selections of the 2017 Tribeca Film …

Eight Anime Films Worth Watching That Aren’t By Studio Ghibli

What are your favorite anime movies? <i>Spirited Away</i>? <i>Princess Mononoke</i>? <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>? Eh, I could see that coming. These Studio Ghibli movies are …

This Short Animation Will Make You Quit Your Job

Move over Dilbert, there's a sick and twisted office reality to be explored.<p>Screencaps via<p>Move over Dilbert, this film is about to make your existence petty. Handpainted with watercolors, an emotive seven-minute animated short titled <i>El Empleo</i> (“The Employment”) bizarrely captures contemporary …

Oscar-nominated ‘The Red Turtle’ director Michael Dudok de Wit dishes dialogue-free animated film [WATCH]

When asked during our recent webcam chat (<i>watch above</i>) about his Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature, “The Red Turtle” director <b>Michael Dudok</b> …

‘Piper’ will win Pixar its first Oscar in 15 years for Best Animated Short with 2-to-7 odds from Experts

With 2/7 odds from our 25 movie Experts, “Piper” is predicted to win Best Animated Short at Sunday’s Academy Awards. It was produced by …

Every Best Animated Feature Oscar winner

Since 2001, the Oscars have awarded The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The video above shows a scene from each of the winning movies: …

Animation

Oscars Best Animated Feature showdown: ‘Zootopia’ v. ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

While most of the Oscar races have a clear frontrunner, Best Animated Feature may see an upset with “Kubo and the Two Strings” prevailing over …