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    Thursday June 25, 2020
  • 20 Studio Ghibli Anime Films Launch on Netflix in Canada Today

    From Miyazaki's early features to 2014's When Marnie Was There

    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. 

  • Monday January 20, 2020
  • Netflix Grabs the Rights to Stream Beloved Studio Ghibli Films Outside North America and Japan

    The anime films will start being uploaded to the platform from February

    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!

  • Wednesday November 27, 2019
  • Ghibli Fest Brings The Tale of the Princess Kaguya to Theaters

    The late Isao Takahata's final film returns December 16 and 18

    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.

  • Thursday October 17, 2019
  • Studio Ghibli Film Catalog Streams on HBO Max in 2020

    Streaming service teams up with GKIDS to distribute some 21 prestigious animated films

    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.

  • Monday October 14, 2019
  • Heidi, Girl of the Alps Collaborates with Tokyo Coffee Lab to Brew Hot Chocolate

    The chilly fall season in Tokyo can become warm thanks to Heidi!

    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!

  • Saturday February 16, 2019
  • Studio Ghibli Fest Returns in 2019 with Screenings for 9 Classic Films

    "Whisper of the Heart" and "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" join the line-up from GKIDS and Fathom Events

    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.

  • Monday August 20, 2018
  • Studio Ponoc Producer Reveals Isao Takahata was Originally Planned to Join Omnibus Film Modest Heroes

    Internationally acclaimed director passed away in April 2018

    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.

  • Thursday August 2, 2018
  • GKIDS and Fathom Events Bring Grave of the Fireflies to U.S. Theaters

    Tragic anti-war film directed by Isao Takahata will be screened on August 12, 13, and 15, 2018

    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.

  • Thursday June 7, 2018
  • "Pom Poko" Bounces into Theaters in June For "Studio Ghibli Fest 2018"

    1994 film directed by Isao Takahata features shape-shifting tanuki in a story with environmentalist themes

    "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.

  • Wednesday April 11, 2018
  • Anime Recap: Fairy Tail Creator’s New Manga, Never Before Seen Pokémon, & More!

    The highlights of the latest news in anime!

    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!