Mottainai Grandma (known as Mottaina Baasan in Japan), a children's picture book series by Mariko Shinju about a kindly grandmother who teaches children the proper value of things, is being adapted into a 4 episode educational anime that will be distributed free-of-charge on Youtube. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokuma Shoten has published a 64 page, color children's picture book entitled Studio Ghibli no Norimono ga Ippai ("Studio Ghibli Has So Many Vehicles"), the 1st in a series of children's books that will introduce young Japanese readers to the fantastical worlds of the films of Studio Ghibli. Hit the jump to learn more.
Award-winning art director / production designer Yohei Taneda has provided the illustrations for a new children's book entitled Stella and the Future. Hit the jump to learn more.