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News from Animé 100

Follow the latest news of our celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japanese animation on this page!

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2017/04/19: Chara-design, choosing colors…: the stages before actually making an anime

What better opportunity than Animé 100 and the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japanese animation to learn a bit more about making an anime
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2017/04/12: True facts: the pachi-slot revolution

Pachi-slot machines have been taking the colors of the most popular anime licenses since the late 90s.
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2017/04/05: Masao MARUYAMA, about Perfect Blue

"Perfect Blue for me is above all the story of my meeting with someone amazing, Satoshi KON..."
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2017/03/29: True facts: Goodies

Goodies have become part of the success of animation works and we’re telling you a bit more about this aspect today! 
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2017/03/22: Masao MARUYAMA, about Ninja Scroll

For the 100th anniversary of Japanese animation, Masao MARUYAMA, a major character of the industry and ambassador of Animé 100, is coming back over his career. For us, he is recalling six anime that punctuated his career!
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2017/03/15 : True facts: Europe-Japan anime co-productions

In the early 70s, European animation started on a new adventure, getting closer to Japan to create co-productions from which cult anime will appear! Click here for more

2017/03/08: How to make an anime

We talk about the first stages of making an anime, with the kikakusho, the script, and model sheets, and Chibi Dino's adventures. Click here for more

2017/02/03: True facts: a story of music in anime

When, and how, was born anisong? What's changed since it all began? Click here for more

2017/01/25: Nobuyoshi HABARA, our guest for Animé 100

Japan Expo is delighted to welcome the animator, mecha- and chara-designer, and director Nobuyoshi HABARA: on top of 30 years of career in animation, he worked on dozens of anime ! Click here for more

2017/01/11: Namakura Gatana, the first anime

Found in an antiquarian's shop in Osaka in 2008, Namakura Gatana is the oldest animation film we know about to this day. Click here for more

2016/12/22: Takuya WADA, our guest for Animé 100

Animator, chara-designer, durector, Takuya WADA has had many jobs in his 39 years working in animation. 
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2016/12/20: Masao MARUYAMA, ambassador of Animé 100

With over 50 years of experience in animation, Masao MARUYAMA is one of the industry members who's worked on the highest number of anime! He will be the ambassador for Animé 100! Click here for more

2016/11/03: Japanese animation is a hundred years old !

In 2017, Japanese animation will be celebrating its 100th anniversary and it's more alive than ever. Anime is the heart of our passion for Japan, so let's celebrate!
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Japanese animation is 100 years old: come celebrate with us! 


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