New York-based film distributor GKIDS is heading to France for the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival, and they're bringing MIRAI, the latest fantastical anime film from director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, with them. Hit the jump to learn more.
GKIDS and Fathom Events are continuing the 2018 STUDIO GHIBLI FEST with special screenings of The Cat Returns, a 2002 fantasy adventure film directed by Hiroyuki Morita, that will play in some 700 theaters in the United States on April 22, 23, and 25, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS is bringing Lu Over the Wall, an all-ages 2017 anime theatrical film about a little mermaid who becomes infatuated with the human world, to theaters in the United States beginning in May of 2018, and now the official movie poster and an English language trailer have been published for the film. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributors GKIDS is bringing Masaaki Yuasa and Studio 4°C's mind-bending 2004 theatrical film, MIND GAME, back to select US theaters in Los Angeles, California and New York City, New York for a series of special screenings in February and March of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has published an exclusive video clip featuring the climactic opening sequence for Mary and The Witch's Flower, an animated film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and animated by Studio Ponoc about a young girl who gets more than she bargains for when she discovers a magical flower and an enchanted broomstick. Hit the jump to check it out.
Director Masaaki Yuasa is on fire right now, especially with his Devilman crybaby anime making its Netflix debut in just a few days. He's also seen plenty of feature film accolades recently, and North American distributor GKIDS took the opportunity to acquire a few of his heavy hitters. Read on for more.
GKIDS has released an official trailer for the English dubbed version of Mary and the Witch's Flower, the first animated theatrical film by Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to check it out.
Prior to its nationwide US theatrical release, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to produce a special one-night premiere event for Mary and the Witch's Flower, the anime feature film debut of Studio Ponoc, that will include two special screenings on January 18, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
On October 17, 2017, GKIDS and Shout! Factory began their re-release of classic Studio Ghibli films on Bluray and DVD with a batch of six movies, including Ponyo, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away. Hit the jump to learn more.
Due to the popularity of their North American theatrical screenings of My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki's Delivery Service, GKIDS and Fathom Events are adding additional English dubbed theatrical screenings for the remaining films in the Studio Ghibli Fest 2017, beginning with Castle in the Sky in August. Hit the jump to learn more.
The latest anime film to receive North American theatrical distribution from GKIDS is Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess, previously known under the English title of Ancien and the Magic Tablet and known in Japan as Hirune Hime: Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights to Mary and the Witch's Flower, the inaugural animated theatrical film from Studio Ponoc. Hit the jump to learn more.
Film distributors GKIDS and Fathom Events are joining forces to sponsor a multi-month, limited theatrical screening movie festival for 6 classic Studio Ghibli animated films called "Studio Ghibli Fest 2017", which kicks off in June of 2017 with screenings of My Neighbor Totoro. Hit the jump to learn more.
GKIDS Films has released an English dubbed trailer for Miss Hokusai, an animated theatrical film based on the historical manga by Hinako Sugiura that chronicles the life and work of the daughter of one of Japan's most famous painters. Hit the jump to learn more.