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.
Having completed his efforts on Boro the Caterpillar, legendary director and bona fide workaholic Hayao Miyazaki has announced that he's got one more feature-length film in him, and he's looking for young animators and background artists to help him complete what he swears will be his last film (no, seriously, he really means it this time). Hit the jump to learn more.
NHK World, the international service for Japan's public broadcaster, is preparing to take another look at the late career of revered anime directed Hayao Miyazaki in documentary Never-Ending Man. Planned for June 3 and 4, this one tracks Miyazaki's exploration of CGI filmmaking following an encounter with a young artist. It's described as a candid documentary look at Miyazaki as he crafts his first CGI film in an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait filmed over two years.
The Donguri Kyowakoku stores across Japan, which are specialized in items inspired by the Studio Ghibli films, will start offering a "Spirited Away: No-Face Munching Saving Bank" from May 21. The store's official YouTube channel has posted a 80-second demonstration video to show how it eats coins placed on the dish.