Studio Ghibli is teaming up with tea makers Lupicia to offer special blends based on two of their classic titles. Kiki and Totoro teas evoke the feel of the films, and come in vintage tea tins. Check them out after the jump!
My Neighbor Totoro, a critically acclaimed children's fantasy film from director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and for three days only in September and October of 2018, film distributors GKIDS and Fathom Events are bringing the beloved classic film to US theaters as part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Studio Ghibli is creating stylish new looks for its adult fans. The latest to be added to the line? Two embroidered jackets, celebrating My Neighbor Totoro and Ponyo. Check them out after the jump!
GKIDS and Fathom Events are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Grave of the Fireflies, a landmark animated film directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli, with a special, limited theatrical release in U.S. theaters on August 12, 13, and 15, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hayao Miyazaki's brooding environmentalist fantasy film, Princess Mononoke, is returning to U.S. theaters this July for Studio Ghibli Fest 2018, a year-long series of screenings celebrating the visionary films of Studio Ghibli. Hit the jump to answer the call of the wild.
Hayao Miyazaki mastered his anime craft at Studio Ghibli, but did you know that he got his start working on Lupin the Third? Hit the jump to read about how the infamous thief’s escapades set the groundwork for Miyazaki’s distinctive style!
Former Studio Ghibli president Toshio Suzuki is having his works — from sketches to calligraphy — displayed in his hometown of Nagoya as part of a new exhibition. Check out photos from the exhibit, and what Suzuki has to say about it, after the jump.
Studio Ghibli is bringing back its replica Levistone, and it's been updated with more functions! The necklace responds to the magic words from Castle in the Sky and will interact with a music box being released next month. Check it out after the jump.
"STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018", a year-long series of limited theatrical screenings of classic Studio Ghibli films sponsored by GKIDS and Fathom Events, continues in June with three showings of Pom Poko, a 1994 animated film directed by Isao Takahata about a group of shape-shifting racoon dogs struggling to protect their homes from real estate developers. Hit the jump to learn more.
Looking for some stylish referential T-shirts to add to your wardrobe? Studio Ghibli has just rolled out nine! From the ham-loving Ponyo to the most memed moment of Castle in the Sky, they're all available now. Check them out after the jump!
Mitsuo Iso has a pretty impressive career. Having animated on classics like Neon Genesis Evangelion, Porco Rosso, Ghost in the Shell, Kill Bill Vol. 1, and FLCL, Iso has now turned his eye toward directing with projects like Den-noh Coil. We had the opportunity to ask the industry veteran some questions about international collaboration, his key influences, and much more!