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.
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.
While the Japanese teaser for Goro Miyazaki's second movie, From up on Poppy Hill (Kokurikozaka kara), was largely atmospheric, the French La Colline aux Coquelicots trailer suggests more about the story of the shoujo manga adaptation. This latest Studio Ghibli movie opens in France in January 2012. Check out the trailer after the jump.
Animation distributor GKIDS announced that they will be bringing a complete retrospective of films from Japan’s renowned Studio Ghibli to the IFC Center in New York from Friday, December 16 to Thursday, January 12. The run will include US theatrical premieres for several titles, such as studio co-founder Isao Takahata's Only Yesterday. More after the jump.
Goro Miyazaki, son of Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, has begun speaking about a follow-up to his 2011 adaptation of shoujo manga From Up on Poppy Hill and his 2006 adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's Tales from Earthsea. The former Ghibli Museum director's next work may be ready as soon as 2013. More after the jump.
Studio Ghibli's From Up on Poppy Hill, directed by Goro Miyazaki, and scripted and planned by his father, Hayao Miyazaki, has recently become Japan's top grossing film for the year. On September 8th, the film had its first screening outside Japan at the Toronto International Film Festival, with Goro Miyazaki in attendance. Check out the director's introduction and Q&A after the jump.
Studio Ghibli's new Kokuriko-Zaka Kara (From Kokuriko Hill), written and stoyboarded by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by Goro Miyazaki, debuted at the number three in the Japanese box office. More after the jump.
With the Goro Miyazaki's second feature Kokuriko-Zaka Kara set to hit Japanese theaters on July 16th, info and media from the Studio Ghibli director's far more Japan based Earthsea follow-up are becoming plentiful. More after the jump.