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.
Hayao Miyazaki has been making overtures towards stepping back from making anime for decades. So, it's not just denial about losing that revered director causing some to second guess his September retirement announcement. Partner and Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata is one of the people who isn't too sure. More after the jump.
Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata explored distinctive visual techniques for his last movie, watercolor style adaptation of family comic strip My Neighbors the Yamadas. 14 years later, he has again tried something different with the emakimono picture scroll inspired retelling of the legend of Princess Kaguya. See the latest preview footage after the jump.
A new ad featuring actress/singer/spokesperson Nao Matsushita is co-promoting Studio Ghibli's upcoming anime feature Princess Kaguya and Eyeful Home, makers of single family wooden houses. Get a look after the jump.
In her latest tutorial, divisive Japanese vlogger Asahi Sasaki demonstrates how to use makeup to transform yourself into the titular heroine of Hayao Miyazaki's proto-Studio Ghibli classic Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind. Get a look after the jump.
Retro glasses aren't just for hipsters. Replicas of the glasses worn by Zero designer Jiro Horikoshi as seen in Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises are proving to be hot sellers at the Studio Ghibli museum. More after the jump.