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Award-Winning Your Name Coming to North America!

Japanese film Your Name won the Los Angeles Critics Association’s award for Best Animated Feature for 2016 and is on the shortlist for the Oscars® Best animated Feature category.

The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever. High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other. Yet, somehow, it works. They build a connection and communicate by leaving notes, messages, and more importantly, an imprint.

Now, Funimation Films is bringing Your Name to North America – in both English-dubbed and Japanese-with-subtitles formats – beginning on April 7th. Details follow the break.

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Monster Love Keeps Shin Godzilla Alive In North America!

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Shin Godzilla, the latest in the 29 film,  32-year old series featuring the giant, nuclear lizard – was to end its North american run tonight – but public demand has kept it alive.

The most serious, least campy Godzilla film since the first two will play matinees in more than two hundred theaters on Saturday, October 22nd – and have daily screenings in select theaters through October 27th.

For details on how you can get tickets, follow the jump.

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Shin Godzilla –Definitely NOT Tokyo’s Savior!

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Shin Godzilla – which opens in over 400 theaters for an eight-day run beginning Tuesday, October 11th – is the 29th in the franchise’s 32 year history.

Unlike all but the first few films in the franchise, this Godzilla is not campy – Godzilla is not Japan’s champion. Instead, it’s a destructive force of nature that, like the original, echoes the dangers of the atom. This time, though, it’s not atom bombs, but the nuclear disaster at Fukushima – and its subsequent fallout – that are being obliquely referenced.

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Funimation Films Brigining One Piece Film: Gold To North America!

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Funimation Films has acquired the North American rights to the new One Piece film, One Piece Film: Gold – the latest in the adventures of the Straw Hat Pirates.

When the Straw Hat Pirates sail into the city of Gran Tesoro seeking gold, they have no idea what lies in wait for them behind gilded curtains.

Funimation Films will be releasing One Piece Film: Gold in North american theaters for the week of January 10-17, 2017. For more, red on.

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