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.
GKIDS have revealed the official movie poster and theatrical trailer for the limited North American theatrical release of Miss Hokusai (known as Sarusuberi in the original Japanese), an animated film that chronicles the life and work of the daughter of one of the most famous painters in Japanese history. Hit the jump to check them out.
Miss Hokusai, a 2015 theatrical anime film about the daughter of one of Japan's most famous artists, is receiving a limited theatrical release in select markets in the United States and Canada in October and November of 2016 thanks to GKIDS, a film distribution company based in New York. Hit the jump to learn more.
Variety is reporting that GKids, who has broughts Studio Ghibli movies including Princess Kaguya and When Marnie Was There to America, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Production I. G. and Keiichi Hara's (director of Colorful and Summer Days with Coo, often brought up in "Next Miyazaki" conversations) Miss Hokusai, which won the jury prize at the recent Annecy Film Festival.
GKIDS, a New York based film distributor that specializes in animated films and films aimed at children, has announced that they will be releasing Studio Ghibli's 1991 film Only Yesterday to movie theaters in North America in 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Gkids announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli for the North American rights to When Marnie Was There. The company recently handled studio co-founder Isao Takahata's Princess Kaguya and previously presented Goro Miyazaki's From Up on Poppy Hill. More after the jump.
In addition to distributing Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, New York based distributor of international youth-aimed cinema GKids has picked up the US and Canada rights to Mami Sunada's documentary about the revered anime studio, The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness. More after the jump.
After the North American release of the last Studio Ghibli movie, From Up on Poppy Hill, was handled by GKids, the studio is back with Disney for cofounder Hayao Miyzaki's new The Wind Rises. Cartoon Brew reports that an initial theatrical distribution announcement was made, with more plans to come at a later date. 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.