Goro Miyazaki's "Ronja the Robber's Daughter" To Stream On Amazon

Gillian Anderson narrates

It's been known for over a year that the 3DCG adaptation of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's children's fantasy novel Ronja the Robber's Daughter from Goro Miyazaki, the son of Hayao, and Polygon Pictures, in cooperation with Studio Ghibli. was getting an English dub. Now, we know where that's going to land.

 

Specifically. the series, with Gillian Anderson narrating, will run on Amazon Prime for streaming.

 

 

The series is described:

The Emmy Award-winning Ronja The Robber’s Daughter is an adaptation of the wildly popular children's fantasy book of the same name by noted Swedish author Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking). The series is directed by Gorō Miyazaki and presented by the Academy Award-winning Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle) and Saltkrakan (the Astrid Lindgren Company). Ronja The Robber’s Daughter is narrated by Golden Globe Award-winning actress Gillian Anderson (The X-Files); an epic 26-part animated story of a strong, adventurous young girl who grows up exploring a beautiful and dangerous forest filled with mythical creatures. The daughter of a professional robber, Ronja realizes the complicated nature of her father’s profession when she befriends Birk, the child of a rival tribe. Ronja struggles to balance the relationship with her family and the bond with her self-proclaimed brother Birk as she comes to understand the intricate issues of family and friendship and how differences can be overcome with the help of love and understanding.

 

via @AFAblog


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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