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Streaming and covid-19 have entrenched anime’s global popularity

Can the boom for Japanese cartoons last?AT FIRST CRITICS doubted that “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train”, which hit American cinemas in April, could replicate the success it achieved in its Japanese home market. The animated feature is set in early-20th-century Japan, an unrelatable era for non-Japanese viewers. Defying the odds, the…
bubmag
June 3, 2021
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Giant Gundam Statue Finished In China

Screenshot: 食玩高達室Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. A life-sized, one-to-one scale Freedom Gundam statue has been completed in Shanghai. The 59-foot Freedom Gundam went up in front…
bubmag
April 30, 2021
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Netflix is working on a live-action Gundam film

The Sunrise anime adaptation is set to be directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts Popular anime Gundam is getting its own live-action Netflix movie. Filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who also worked on Kong: Skull Island, will direct and produce the movie for Legendary and Netflix. Legendary will distribute the film in China, whereas…
bubmag
April 13, 2021
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Netflix Gundam movie gets official: Here’s what we know

A live-action Gundam movie is coming to Netflix, with the Legendary Pictures and Sunrise tapping Jordan Vogt-Roberts to produce and direct the hotly-anticipated movie. Responsible for “Kong: Skull Island” and “The Kings of Summer,” Vogt-Roberts will work with scriptwriter and executive producer Brian J. Vaughan, best known for “Y: The…
bubmag
April 12, 2021
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Netflix names Kong: Skull Island director to helm live-action Gundam movie

Home News Televisions The newly-opened Gundam Factory Yokohama and its life-size RX-79 Gundam. (Image credit: Gundam Channel / Sunrise) The Netflix Gundam movie finally has a director: the company announced that Jordan Vogt-Roberts, known for helming Kong: Skull Island, will take on a live-action adaptation of the popular military mecha…
bubmag
April 12, 2021
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Tetsuya Nomura Designs Incredible Iron Man Figure

Mobile Suit: Iron Man Iron Man is an iconic superhero from Marvel. He’s a dude with high-tech armor that can fly, shoot lasers, and rockets. Despite that description, it’s pretty outstanding that Iron Man is not primarily an anime character, though he has done anime stints before. Final Fantasy director…
bubmag
March 9, 2021
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The Community Spotlight 2021.03.06

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host as we loo back at the best user-created endeavors from the past week. For whatever reasons, there were no user reviews or lists to report from…
bubmag
March 7, 2021
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’90s shmup Cybattler is this week’s Arcade Archives entry

2021-02-20 10:00:00by Chris Moyse Mecha mayhem on PS4 and Switch Hamster is stepping with style into the 1990s for this week's Arcade Archives release, which sees Jaleco's brilliant but underplayed shmup Cybattler return for one more round on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Released in arcades in 1993 - long after…
bubmag
February 20, 2021