The acclaimed anime films of Studio Ghibli are available to stream in the US on HBO Max, but that doesn't mean much to folks located elsewhere. For anime fans further north, however, today marks the debut of 20 Ghibli features on Netflix in Canada. Read on for details.
After it was announced that HBO Max would stream the Studio Ghibli library in North America, international fans of the breathtaking anime studio were itching to know when they’d be able to stream the beloved films. Today, it was announced that Netflix would be streaming the extensive library from Studio Ghibli outside of North America and Japan. Hit the jump to learn when each film will be released!
GKIDS has a special feature planned for the closing of Ghibli Fest 2019. For two nights only, the late, great Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya will screen in select U.S. theaters, with a Canadian run to kick off around the same time. Read on for more.
The upcoming HBO Max streaming service will launch in the Spring season of 2020, and thanks to a team-up with New York-based film distributors GKIDS, the service will offer something unique for animation fans: access to Studio Ghibli's catalog of 21 feature-length anime films. Hit the jump to learn more.
As fall approaches Tokyo, the cold days and nights set in and Tokyites need a place they can warm up and have a good drink. Who better to learn from than a girl from the Swiss Alps? Heidi, Girl of the Alps is collaborating with ROASTED COFFEE LABORATORY to bring the warmth of the Swiss Alps to Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more!
GKIDS and Fathom Events are once again joining forces for the third annual Studio Ghibli Fest, a series of limited theatrical screenings that celebrates the internationally beloved animated works of Studio Ghibli, and now the new schedule and line-up have been announced for 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
At the premiere screening event for Studio Ponoc's three-part omnibus film Chiisana Eiyu - Kani to Tamago to Toumei Ningen (Modest Heroes - Crab, Egg, and Invisible Man) held in Tokyo yesterday, producer Yoshiaki Nishimura revealed that he originally planned to produce four short episodes for the project and that the late Isao Takahata wanted to direct the fourth one. Hit the jump for more story.
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.
"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.
Fairy Tail creator teases new manga with sketches, never before seen pokemon revealed for Pokemon the Movie, hang out with Re:ZERO's Rem with augmented reality, & More! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!