A promo offers a first look at Ronia the Robber, a fall CG TV series directed by Studio Ghibli legend Hayao Miyazaki's son Goro Miyazaki at Polygon Pictures studio for NHK, based on Astrid Lindgren book. New ads also preview When Marnie Was There, the new Studio Ghibli movie from Secret World of Arrietty director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, opening July 19th. Check these out after the jump.
Goro Miyazaki, the eldest son of acclaimed anime director Hayao Miyazaki, is teaming up with his favorite singer for the third time. It is officially announced today that 27-year-old Aoi Teshima will sing the theme song for his upcoming TV anime adaptation of the fantasy novel Ronia the Robber's Daughter. Hit the jump for more.
Goro Miyazaki, who is best known as the eldest son of acclaimed anime director Hayao Miyazaki, is now directing a TV anime adaptation of the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's children's fantasy novel Ronia the Robber's Daughter. It is scheduled to be premiere in Japan this fall. Hit the jump for more information.
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.