After being closed for a few months this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ghibli Museum and accompanying Straw Hat Cafe have re-opened. Needing to try out the new food at the cafe, Hayao Miyazaki and pals took some time off from animating his next film to sample the new menu! Watch the video after the jump!
The magical Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, is re-opening its doors to everyone in September – if you're in the country of course. Previously, the museum closed in March due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic getting worse in Japan but re-opened in mid-July to residents of Mitaka City, with tickets being sold in a lottery system. Read more after the jump.
Getting to see Mitaka's Ghibli Museum is usually a difficult feat. But for the time being, the popular tourist attraction is opening its doors to virtual tourists! See inside after the jump.
Unfortunate news for fans looking forward to a trip to the Ghibli Museum. Ticket sales have been postponed until further notice—which may have implications concerning the family attraction's 2020 opening Get what we know so far after the jump.
Previously, there was only one way to see inside the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka was to go there and experience the wonder for yourself, until now. The animation studio has opened up its museum to have the first-ever photos captured in a 160-page book. Hit the jump to see a preview!
It is confirmed today that 72-year-old Japanese comedian/TV host Tamori provided all of the voices and sounds for Hayao Miyazaki's new short film Kemushi no Boro/Boro the Caterpillar, except the ending piano tune composed by Miyazaki's long-time collaborator Joe Hisaishi. Miyazaki says, "Without Tamori-san, this film would never be completed. Thank you." Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for Ghibli Museum announced today on January 9 that Hayao Miyazaki's new short film Kemushi no Boro/Boro the Caterpillar was completed and that the 14-minute 20-second film would be screened at its Doseiza (Saturn) Theater from March 21. Hit the jump for more details.