Here’s a new one for the US market. Anthology films have been out of style for decades. Animation not obviously geared for children lives or dies based on awards recognition (and the whims of Disney when it’s a Ghibli film, like burying the Ponyo release).
So what about a collection of anime shorts actually getting a release in more than one theater in America in 2014? It’s happening. It’s happening and you should be excited.
Short Peace, a collection of four very different short films from Japan, is getting a 50 theater release in America on 18 April. Continue reading