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.
Cinefix has published a short work of pixel-art animation on Youtube that re-imagines Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke as a 16-bit side-scrolling platformer retro video game. Hit the jump to check it out.
Ghibli International recently Tweeted about being in LA to do some English dubbing. This led enterprising fans to check out what Geoffrey Wexler, the chief of Studio Ghibli International is up to. This Linkedin confirms localization for Goro Miyazaki's, the son of Hayao, 3DCG adaptation of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's children's fantasy novel Ronia the Robber's Daughter, plans for which were previously revealed. Along with this was a listing for Only Yesterday.
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.
Disney is planning a deluxe, Amazon-exclusive Bluray set of the films of Hayao Miyazaki. Hit the jump to learn more.
A Niconico user has spent 4 years recreating the environments of Studio Ghibli's Castle in the Sky animated film in the world of Minecraft. Hit the jump to check out the 1st part of this multi-part video series.
Cafe Reo is releasing a series of pull-back racer toys based on the much beloved animated films of Studio Ghibli. Hit the jump to check them out.
Aichi Prefecture is pairing with Studio Ghibli to celebrate 30 years worth of animated films from 1984's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to 2014's When Marnie Was There. Hit the jump to learn more.
Along with a variant blue-light re-release of their 2013 "Souzou Galleria" figure of the robot soldier from the first Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli movie Castle in the Sky, Bandai Premium has scheduled a model of the film's famous flying Flaptter for November release. Get a look after the jump.