The "Toshio Suzuki and Ghibli" exhibition dedicated to the words and illustrations by Toshio Suzuki, the former president of Studio Ghibli and producer of its anime feature films, opened at the Edocco culture hall at Kanda Myojin shrine in Tokyo today. Check out photos and videos from its press preview on Friday after the jump!
Here's one for all you collectors out there: Studio Ghibli is publishing a Japanese Bluray & DVD home video release entitled Ghibli ga Ippai SPECIAL Short Short 1992 - 2016, a home video collection including 33 of the studio's short animated works. Hit the jump to learn more.
Want to try some food from Spirited Away, but don't want to turn into a pig? Tokyo's upcoming Studio Ghibli Exhibit has you covered! Check out their cafe's menu offerings, plus a sneak peek at the exhibit itself, after the jump.
Former Studio Ghibli president Toshio Suzuki is having his works — from sketches to calligraphy — displayed in his hometown of Nagoya as part of a new exhibition. Check out photos from the exhibit, and what Suzuki has to say about it, after the jump.
Art and business have rarely been entirely divorced at Studio Ghibli. Maybe contrary to the perceived spirit of the production house, they have not been too shy about selling merchandise. Years before they stopped producing their own movies, they were already talking about downsizing to a core of staff needed to manage rights. Now, the business side of Ghibli has come up again in relation to one of their art exhibits.
Studio Ghibli co-founder, former president, and producer Toshio Suzuki is often the one who offers the narrative of what happens at the revered anime production house. According to him, the conversation went something like this... Toshio Suzuki: "How about some LINE stamps?" Hayao Miyazaki: "stamps? like postage?" TS: "not quite... Miya-san, do you want to draw them?" HM: "not a chance!"
The official website for the Japanese-dub edition of internationally acclaimed anime director Mamoru Oshii's first English-language live-action film Garm Wars: The Last Druid, which is simply titled as Garm Wars in Japan, has opened, announcing its theatrical release date on May 20 and three main Japanese voice cast. Hit the jump for more.