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.
Nippon TV is planning a "Summer of Ghibli" broadcasting event featuring 3 films directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Following Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises last month, his long-time ally Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya was aired on Nihon TV's Friday Roadshow for the first time on March 13. Its average viewing rating was an impressive 18.2%, only 1.3% lower than The Wind Rises' 19.5%. Hit the jump for more details.
Isao Takahata and Studio Ghibli fail to capture Oscar gold at the 87th Academy Awards. More after the jump.
Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya and Giovanni's Island, Production I.G's historical anime feature about two brothers living on the Japanese/Russian border island of Shikotan, are among the 20th features that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has listed as being submitted for consideration as nominees for the Best Animated Feature in the 87th Academy Awards. More after the jump.
In time to pick up some potential Oscar notice, Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's (Pom Poko, Grave of the Fireflies) The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya starts its Gkids distributed North American theatrical run on October 17th. A new trailer offers a preview of its English dub, which stars Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, and Lucy Liu. Check it out after the jump.
Deadline has revealed that Kick-Ass' Chloe Grace Moretz will voice the title character in Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's (Pom Poko, Grave of the Fireflies) The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya. Timed for the Oscars, distributor GKids has planned an October 17th date for its North American release. 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.