Animaniacs: Understanding China’s Nostalgia-Fueled Cartoon Craze

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A remake of a beloved childhood cartoon aired in China this week, eliciting varied reactions and a wave of nostalgia among netizens. Read More

Headlines from China: Emerging Trends of the Chinese Film Market

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Emerging trends of the Chinese film market were manifested during The 8th Beijing International Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Indian Film ‘Hindi Medium’ Won Over China’s Middle Class Moviegoers

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As China continues to develop economically, the relationship between education and social mobility becomes a major social issue concerning every Chinese parent. The anxiety depicted in "Hindi Medium" is something that Chinese people, especially middle-class parents, can strongly relate to. Read More

A New Milestone for Chinese Feature Animation: ‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Arrives in North America

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Twelve years in the making, epic fantasy adventure written, produced and directed by animators Xuan Liang and Chun Zhang is hailed as the forefront of the burgeoning Chinese animation industry. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Detective Chinatown 2’ Defeats “Monster Hunt 2” On Day 3 Of Chinese New Year

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The first three days of Chinese New Year saw box office earnings reach an accumulated 3.21 billion yuan ($501 million) with the weekend box office earnings totaling at over 500 million, breaking the record for highest weekend box office in a single market. Read More

Why Chinese Animations Struggle to Capture the Country’s Essence

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The need to showcase notions of Chineseness deprives domestic animators of the simple pleasure of telling good stories through their films. Read More

Headlines from China: Key Trends in China’s Anime Sector

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A few years ago, it was almost unimaginable that Chinese anime would be able to compete with Japanese anime. Yet today, the market share of domestic anime is rapidly increasing in China. Read More