How 'Heidi' sparked an anime revolution in Japan

TV Oct 6, 2019

How 'Heidi' sparked an anime revolution in Japan

by Nathalie Olof-Ors

Heidi and Super Mario may not seem to have much in common but anime and video game aficionados will detect the signature style of Japanese character designer Yoichi Kotabe in both. Far from the Swiss Alps, the cherished 19th-century storybook character Heidi played an unlikely ...

Hayao Miyazaki anime to get kabuki remake

Language | NEWS IN NIHONGO Dec 31, 2018

Hayao Miyazaki anime to get kabuki remake

Director Hayao Miyazaki’s animated film “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” will be adapted for the kabuki stage, it was revealed on the 12th. Kabuki actors Onoe Kikunosuke and Nakamura Shichinosuke are among those set to appear on stage for the performance at ...