The Museum of Art, Kochi is now holding a special exhibition "The World of Yamamoto Nizo" covering more than 30 years of Nizo Yamamoto's anime background works from April 14 to June 3. To celebrate start of the event, Yamamoto himself was invited and his talk show and autograph session were held yesterday. Check the photo report 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.
Following his Earthsea adaptation, Goro Miyazaki's second feature looks closer to Japan with an adaptation of Chizuru Takahashi and Tetsuro Sayama's manga Kokuriko-Zaka Kara (From Kokuriko Hill). With the movie scheduled to hit Japanese theaters on July 16th, here's a trailer.
Studio Ghibli has revealed the cast for Goro Miyazaki's second anime movie, an adaptation of Chizuru Takahashi and Tetsuro Sayama's manga Kokuriko-Zaka Kara (From Kokuriko Hill). Masami Nagasawa (live action versions of Mitsuru Adachi's sports manga Touch and Rough, Godzilla Final Wars, Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. Mechagodzilla: Tokyo SOS) plays the heroine, a girl named Komatsuzaki growing up in Yokohama in the 60's.