Relive the magic of The Cat Returns, Spirited Away, and more Studio Ghibli classics this year on the big screen! Fathom Events and GKIDS are bringing back their Studio Ghibli Fest with nine titles, starting next month with Ponyo. Get the full schedule after the jump.
Panda! Go Panda and Rainy-day Circus, a pair of 1972 - 1973 short theatrical aime movies written by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by Isao Takahata of Studio Ghibli, are returning to Japanese cinemas for a set of special screenings that celebrate the 45th anniversary of their release. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for Ghibli Museum announced today on January 9 that Hayao Miyazaki's new short film Kemushi no Boro/Boro the Caterpillar was completed and that the 14-minute 20-second film would be screened at its Doseiza (Saturn) Theater from March 21. Hit the jump for more details.
Hayao Miyazaki has commented his new anime movie project during opening of a Natsume Soseki (Botchan, I Am A Cat) memorial at Tokyo's Waseda University. The anime feature will be named Kimi-tachi wa dou ikiru ka (How Are You Living?). It shares the title of a 1937 Genzaburo Yoshino book, which will have special meaning to the story's protagonist.
Last November, NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting station, aired a 50-minute special documentary program "NeverEnding Man Miyazaki Hayao." You might remember that this made news for comments about new projects and less-than-kind sentiments about artificial intelligence rendered models. New York's Japan Society has announced plans to present a US premiere screening of the documentary's theatrical version, plus, a 35mm screening of classic Porco Rosso in time for its 25th anniversary.
Distributor of international family movies GKids has announced their latest plan to bring the works of the revered anime house Studio Ghibli to North America. Starting October 17th with features by Hayao Miyazaki, they will be releasing the Ghibli works on new Blu-ray and DVD editions. More after the jump.
The Studio Ghibli train continues chuggin' its way through theaters courtesy of GKIDS and Fathom Events, and the latest is Hayao Miyazaki's 1989 classic anime film Kiki's Delivery Service. The feature is coming to theaters in North America for a two-day limited event. Read on for more.
ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio and TMS Entertainment USA are partnering to bring Hayao Miyazaki’s 1979 classic, LUPIN THE 3rd “THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO” to big screens nationwide in September for Lupin’s 50th Anniversary. More after the jump.