Variety has reported that, according to Japanese media, there's more news about Hayao Miyazaki's return to animation for the first time since 2013's The Wind Rises. Specifically, he will be teaming with CG animator Yuhei Sakuragi to make a short film. More after the jump.
As Studio Ghibli celebrates its 30th anniversary, the anime production company founded by Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, Toshio Suzuki and Yasuyoshi Tokuma will be given the 2015 Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award by the Busan International Film Festival. Toshiowill be attending to receive the honor at October 1-10 event. More after the jump.
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.