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    Thursday October 15, 2020
  • Watch as Hayao Miyazaki Samples Sweet New Food at the Ghibli Museum Cafe

    The Straw Hat Cafe has gone through some major changes in the last few months

    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!

  • Thursday August 20, 2020
  • Ghibli Museum Reopens to Everyone in Japan in September

    Museum previously reopened in mid-July to Mitaka residents only

    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.

  • Monday May 4, 2020
  • You Can Now Take Virtual Tours of the Ghibli Museum

    Take in the gentle sights of the popular location on YouTube

    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.

  • Tuesday March 10, 2020
  • Ghibli Museum Ticket Sales Suspended Until Further Notice

    Sales will resume when the museum re-opens

    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.

  • Tuesday February 11, 2020
  • Explore the Studio Ghibli Museum With 1st Ever Photo Book, Was Shot on an iPhone

    The theme of the book is "the eyes of a child that an adult has forgotten"

    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!

  • Thursday March 15, 2018
  • 72-Year-Old Comedian Tamori Provides Voices and Sounds for Hayao Miyazaki's "Boro the Caterpillar"

    14 minutes 20 seconds short film will start screening at Ghibli Museum on March 21

    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.

  • Tuesday January 9, 2018
  • Ghibli Museum will Start Screening Hayao Miyazaki's New Short Film "Boro the Caterpillar" on March 21

    Tickets for the March screenings will go on sale on February 10

    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.