Lauren Faust, developr of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, executive producer for the first season, and consulting producer for the second, as well as currently the co-producer, story editor and writer for Wander Over Yonder, recently got back on the fan-art horse, treating her Twitter followers to her take on the leads of Howl's Moving Castle. Get a look at the results after the jump.
Secret World of Arrietty director Hiromasa Yonebayashi will again be helming a Studio Ghibli adaptation of British children's novel with the revered animation house planning an anime movie based on Joan G. Robinson's When Marnie Was There for summer 2014. More after the jump.
Based on a classic 10th century Japanese folktale, The Tale of Princess Kaguya is the latest animated film from entertainment powerhouse Studio Ghibli . Otaku USA’s Matt Schley recently saw the film and chimes in with his review after the jump.
Yoshiaki Nishimura, Studio Ghibli's producer who has worked on the studio's latest anime film Kaguya-hime no Monogatari, jokingly blamed popular idol group AKB48 for the production delay of the film yesterday. Because some of the staff were watching AKB48's PVs instead of doing their job. Hit the jump for more story.
In its opening weekend, Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata's Princess Kaguya took in $2.8 million (284 million yen) from 456 screens, placing the fairy tale adaptation at the top of the Japanese box office. More after the jump.
Isao Takahata is returning to theaters in Japan this weekend with Princess Kaguya (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari). While we wait for Ghibli's take on The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, you can see the six-minute preview that recently made its way online after the jump.
344 movie theaters across Japan will start giving out one million free preview DVD/BDs for the upcoming Studio Ghibli film Kaguyahime no Monogatari to visitors on November 16. Any moviegoers, regardless of the movie they come to see, will be able to receive the DVD/BD set. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the upcoming documentary film The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness posted a 15-second CM and the official trailer today. The documentary focuses on the acclaimed anime production company Studio Ghibli, and its directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata with the producer Toshio Suzuki. Check the videos after the jump.