After first being outed by errant retailer solicitations in November, Shout Factory has officially announced the imminent and long-awaited home video re-release of one of the most striking and intense Japanese animated films in Perfect Blue. Hit the jump for the details.
Mirai, the latest animated theatrical film from director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, has been nominated in the category of "Best Animated Film" for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, a prestigious industry event that recognizes excellence in film and television art. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has unveiled a new trailer for Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, a 2016 documentary film that chronicles two years of the legendary animator's life and that depicts him coming out of retirement to create the short 3DCG animation film, Boro the Caterpillar. Hit the jump to check it out.
Just in time for Halloween, GKIDS and Fathom Events are bringing Spirited Away, the Academy Award-winning 2001 film directed by Hayao Miyazaki and animated by Studio Ghibli, to select theaters in the United States as part of their on-going Studio Ghibli Fest 2018 programming. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has acquired Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, a documentary film that follows 2 years of the master animator's life as he struggles to complete his work on a difficult project after coming out of retirement. Hit the jump to learn more.
My Neighbor Totoro, a critically acclaimed children's fantasy film from director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and for three days only in September and October of 2018, film distributors GKIDS and Fathom Events are bringing the beloved classic film to US theaters as part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Perfect Blue, a landmark psychological thriller theatrical anime film directed by Satoshi Kon and based on the novel by Yoshikazu Takeuchi, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its release in Japan, and now New York-based film distributor GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up for a set of limited screenings in U.S. theaters in September of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
GKIDS and Fathom Events are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Grave of the Fireflies, a landmark animated film directed by Isao Takahata and animated by Studio Ghibli, with a special, limited theatrical release in U.S. theaters on August 12, 13, and 15, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributors GKIDS have unveiled a new movie poster and an official trailer for The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, a 2017 theatrical anime film with direction by Masaaki Yuasa and animation production by Science Saru that is based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi (The Tatami Galaxy). Hit the jump to check them out.
Hayao Miyazaki's brooding environmentalist fantasy film, Princess Mononoke, is returning to U.S. theaters this July for Studio Ghibli Fest 2018, a year-long series of screenings celebrating the visionary films of Studio Ghibli. Hit the jump to answer the call of the wild.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS is once again teaming up with Fathom Events to offer anime fans an exciting evening, because on August 21 and 22, 2018, they're sponsoring a special limited U.S. theatrical screening of Masaaki Yuasa and Science Saru's 2017 film, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl. Hit the jump to learn more.
"STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018", a year-long series of limited theatrical screenings of classic Studio Ghibli films sponsored by GKIDS and Fathom Events, continues in June with three showings of Pom Poko, a 1994 animated film directed by Isao Takahata about a group of shape-shifting racoon dogs struggling to protect their homes from real estate developers. Hit the jump to learn more.
New York-based film distributor GKIDS has released an English subtitled trailer for Fireworks, a 2017 theatrical anime film with direction by Akiyuki Shinbo and Nobuyuki Takeuchi and animation by Shaft that will be receiving a limited U.S. theatrical release beginning on July 03, 2018. Hit the jump to check it out.
GKIDS has been on a roll when it comes to releasing Ghibli and Ghibli-adjacent properties. The latest addition to their U.S. lineup is Ronja, the Robber's Daughter, so read on for more!