Ensky's TsumuTsumu ("stack stack") are one of a couple of lines of Japanese mini figures ready to be piled on the of geek desks and shelves (Plex's TsumiColle being another notable). And, TsumuTsumu has gotten some good licenses lately, including Nintendo and Studio Ghibli. Third in the latter offering, after Totoro and Kiki's kitties is a set of Castle in the Sky robots. Get a look after the jump.
Premium Bandai announced today that they have just started accepting pre-orders for a new figure "Castle in the Sky: Robot Soldier" from their newly-launched line "Souzou Galleria." The famous robot was appeared in Hayao Miyazaki's 1986 classic anime film Castle in the Sky. Check the details after the jump.
It sounds like the folks at Level-5 are pleased with how their first collaboration with Studio Ghibli went. During a group interview session at a pre-TGS event at Namco Bandai HQ, Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino commented that he'd like to work with Ghibli again, and, given the opportunity, would adapt Castle in the Sky.
Retailers such as Amazon have Disney releases of Studio Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty, along with Castle in the Sky and Whisper of the Heart penciled for this spring. Now, the specs on the May 22nd Blu-ray/DVD combo packs have been finalized. Check them out after the jump.
While specific release dates haven't been revealed, retailers such as Amazon are showing that DVD/Blu-ray combos of Studio Ghibli's Castle in the Sky and Whisper of the Heart are on Disney's docket, potentially to be released alongside Arrietty. More after the jump.
Twitter has announced on their official communications twitter accounts that the December 9th Friday Night Roadshow airing of Hayao Miyazaki's Laputa: Castle in the Sky led to a new all time record for tweets per second. Read on for more details on why and more.