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.
Cover up your Totoro tattoo, because as cute as it might be, it's been put to shame! The lord of all ink inspired by Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki's movies might be this Castle in the Sky/Totoro/Kiki's Delivery Service/Princess Mononoke/Spirited Away/Howl's Moving Castle sleeve. Get a look after the jump.
Studio Ghibli anniversaries don't seem to command a ton of notice. While Japanese social media will set new records when one of its movies is broadcast on TV, it hardly acknowledged that Studio Topcraft went bankrupt and dissolved in June 15, 1985, allowing Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki and Isao Takahata to buy the studio and change its name to Studio Ghibli. Mark the occasion of Ghibli's 30th anniversary after the jump.
Cinefix's 8 Bit Cinema, which transforms popular movies into retro video game style art, has created a version of Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away that clocks in at less than 5 minutes. Hit the jump to check it out.
A preview for the upcoming animated film The Red Turtle, a French-Japanese co-production directed by Michael Dudok de Wit and co-produced by Studio Ghibli, will be shown at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Hit the jump to learn more about this unique film.