GKids has confirmed plans to work with Cinedigm on a home video release of Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill. The movie is the first of seven new GKIDS titles included under the pact to release critically acclaimed films to North America audiences in theaters, as well as on Blu-ray, DVD and video on demand. More after the jump.
Amazon is now listing a September 3rd Blu-ray and DVD release for From Up on Poppy Hill, the 2011 Studio Ghibli nostalgic shoujo manga adaptation, directed by Goro Miyazaki and co-written by his father Hayao. More after the jump.
Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill opens in New York this weekend and LA next week, but you don't have to be on a coast to catch the nostalgic shoujo manga adaptation, directed by Goro Miyazaki and co-written by his father Hayao. Distributor GKids has posted an updated theater listing with plenty more spots to catch the anime feature. Check out the list after the jump.
Be aware that you'll be seeing a lot less fantasy than you may typically expect with the latest Studio Ghibli movie, From Up on Poppy Hill. The nostalgic shoujo manga adaptation, co-written by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son, Goro, is set to be released by GKids in New York and Los Angeles theaters on March 15 before expanding wider on March 29th. See the American trailer after the jump.
With Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill set to open in New York and Los Angeles theaters on March 15 before expanding wider on March 29, Coming Soon has gotten an early look at the American poster for the shoujo manga adaptation co-written by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son, Goro. Get a look after the jump.
Starting this week, US and Canadian iTunes users are able to purchase a digital copy of the From Up on Poppy Hill Songbook, an image album featuring music inspired by Studio Ghibli's latest anime, featuring vocals by singer/voice actress Aoi Teshima. More after the jump.
TSUTAYA, the largest DVD/BD and CD rental shop chain in Japan, announced the annual rental rankings for each category for the 11 months from January 1st to December 7th, 2012. The most rented title in the animation section during the period was Studio Ghibli's 17th feature film From Up on Poppy Hill directed by Goro Miyazaki. Check the ranking after the jump.
The International Animated Film Society has announced their nominations for the 40th Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa and Karey Kirkpatric got a Best Writing in an Animated Feature Production nod for their work on Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill, while The Legend of Korra picked up two nominations. See the complete list after the jump.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the list of 21 animated movie submitted to be considered for a Best Animated Film Oscar. Gkids said that they would be doing that work to make sure that the Miyazakis' From Up on Poppy Hill would get recognized, and they've followed through, making sure that Studio Ghibli's latest is in the thick of things. More after the jump.
For the first time in a long time, a first run Studio Ghibli film is coming to the US from someone other than Disney. However, just because Gkids is taking over doesn't mean recognizable English language names aren't attached to the project. See who's voicing the Miyazakis' From Up on Poppy Hill after the jump.
In June, GKids announced the distribution rights to Studio Ghibli's latest movie, From Up On Poppy Hill. This will be the first release of a first-run Studio Ghibli film from GKids, constituting a break from the previous run of Disney-distributed Ghibli movies. See their new comments on their release plans after the jump.
Variety reports that GKids has picked up the distribution rights to Studio Ghibli's latest movie, From Up On Poppy Hill. Renowned director Hayao Miyazaki wrote the screenplay for the shoujo manga adaptation, while son Goro Miyazaki directed. More on GKids' plans after the jump.
The states had the Oscars this week and Japan just had their Academy Prizes awarded as well. We briefed you on the Best Animated Feature nominees previously, but out of that list, Studio Ghibli's From Up On Poppy Hill (Kokurikozaka Kara) came out on top. Hit the break to see how everything else ended up!
The 35th Japan Academy Prizes will be awarded March 2nd, but the nominees have been announced. Bump the jump to see who's up for Best Animated Feature and Best Foreign Film!