Studio Ghibli finally released their final batch of HD stills from their film collection on December 18, bringing the full collection up to 1,178 images from anime movies past, letting fans use the images within the "bounds of common sense". Go past the jump to check out some of the images and learn more!
As Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train creeps closer and closer to the all-time number one spot on the Japanese box office chart, the current holder, Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away, moved the goalpost today, with distributor Toho adding 880 million yen (US$8.45 million) to the films previous lifetime gross. All the figures are after the jump!
Tokyo-based 3DCG artist / character modeler Granicoph has used 3DCG rendering to re-create two iconic scenes from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, the classic 1984 pre-Studio Ghibli / Hayao Miyazaki anime theatrical film, and has published these scenes to Sketchfab, a platform which specializes in artwork designed to be experienced in augmented reality or virtual reality environments. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan is re-opening to the general public on September 05, 2020, and there's no time like the present to take another look at the landmark animated works of Hayao Miyazaki that have won critical acclaim and fan adulation all over the world. Hit the jump to join Tim Lyu and Crunchyroll's Anime Explained video essay series as they explore how Miyazaki uses music and sound in his films with a close examination of the classic 1984 animated environmental film, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.
The official website for Studio Ghibli announced today that four selected anime films will be screened in Toho's 372 theaters across Japan from June 26. The lineup are Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984/Hayao Miyazaki), Princess Mononoke (1997/Hayao Miyazaki), Spirited Away (2001/Hayao Miyazaki), and Tales from Earthsea (2006/Goro Miyazaki). Watch the original trailers for the four films after the jump.
If you're looking for some beautiful backgrounds to include in your teleconferencing, Studio Ghibli has you covered with a series of eight images designed to be used by fans for private, non-commercial telecommuting, teleworking, and remote classes. Hit the jump to learn more.
The "Best Girl" debate is already a tough one, but one site dared to go further: who's Studio Ghibli's best girl? Check out the top five results, and see how they compare to your favorites, after the jump!
42-year-old kabuki star Kikunosuke Onoe V, who is starring in the ongoing kabuki play adaptation of internationally acclaimed Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki's early manga work Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, fell from the flower way in the afternoon show on Sunday, December 8. He got a fissured fracture on a part of his left elbow. Hit the jump for more details.
To preview the ongoing the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind stage play at Shinbashi Enbujo Theatre in Ginza, Oricon News released a 3-minute video with footage from one of the final rehearsals of the kabuki play showcasing Nausicaä flying on her glider as well as the Ohm creatures in real life. Glide over the read more button to watch!
Shochiku's official website for the forthcoming kabuki play adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki's early manga work Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind has posted a main visual introducing its two main cast in costume: kabuki star Kikunosuke Oue IV (42) as the protagonist Nausicaa and Shichinosuke Nakamura II (36) as Kushana. Check out how they portray their characters after the jump.
Takeya's newest figure is an intricate wonder for Nausicaä fans: an Ohmu that can be moved and posed realistically. 100 tiny legs, a segmented body, and color-changing eyes make this a must for any Studio Ghibli collector. Check it out after the jump!
The Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind anime film is one of the many greats from Hayao Miyazaki. Nearly, 40 years on, the film is being adapted into a kabuki play. In a press conference, Toshio Suzuki, a producer at Studio Ghibli, discussed the studio’s involvement with the kabuki play and how it came about. Hit the jump to find out more!
The main cast has been revealed for the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind kabuki play, a stage adaptation based on the manga by Hayao Miyazaki about a princess struggling to save her world from disaster. Hit the jump to learn more.
Why not close out this year's Earth Day with an anime marathon? We're going over five titles that fit today's theme, from the targeted preservation of My Neighbor Totoro to the full-on philosophy of Earth Maiden Arjuna. Check out our picks, and share yours, after the jump!