Two Anime Films Up for Oscar Nomination Consideration

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 21 films have been submitted for possible Oscar nominations in the Best Animated Feature Film category at the 85th Academy Awards.

Two of the 21 films up for consideration are anime titles:

  • From Up on Poppy Hill
  • The Mystical Laws

The academy will announce the official slate of nominees on January 10, 2013.

Source: ANN

The Mystical Laws Anime Film Screening in San Francisco

San Francisco’s New People theater will be screening The Mystical Laws, a religious anime film by director Isamu Imakake. The film is an adaptation of a book by Ryuho Okawa, the founder of a controversial religious organization called Happy Science.

New People will be screening the film October 5-11, 2012.

Source: ANN