News Weekend Wrapup: 16/June - 22/June
posted on 2013-06-24 00:19 EDT
The discovery of a copy of (now) oldest surviving Japanese television animation was revealed this week. Mogura no Aventure (Mole's Adventure) was a color television animation originally aired on NTV on the 15th of October 1958 and ran for eight minutes and fifty-three seconds. Mole's Adventure was animated using paper cut-outs and tells the story of Kurochan, a mole who embarks on a space voyage in his dreams. You can view screen shots of the film here.
In terms of news from Supanova Sydney on Saturday, Madman Entertainment have announced the third Reel Anime 2013 title, A Letter to Momo. This is alongside Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo and 009 Re:Cyborg.
For those people who live near Fortitude Valley in Brisbane, QLD. Palace Cinemas are running a Pop-up Manga Festival with Studio Ghibli films screening every Friday night and Saturday midday from the 21st of June until the 27th of July.