Animate International revealed yesterday that four more vinyl records will be joining the Studio Ghibli Vinyl Records collection with remastered songs from Ponyo, The Wind Rises, and The Tale of Princess Kaguya, with new covers, commentary, and liner notes to help complete these releases. Check out the gorgeous covers 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.
Studio Ghibli is creating stylish new looks for its adult fans. The latest to be added to the line? Two embroidered jackets, celebrating My Neighbor Totoro and Ponyo. Check them out after the jump!
Ramen is an anime staple, but let's be honest – some anime ramen is DEFINITELY better than others. Let's take a look at some of the best and most unique bowls of ramen you can find in anime. Click through to read more!
Imagine a world in which Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro was more along the lines of Dragon Ball Z. What if Princess Mononoke disrupted nature with the gotta catch 'em all attitude of Pokémon? College Humor's latest short shows what it would be like if Miyazaki films were any other type of anime after the jump.
The Miyazaki film, Gake no Ue no Ponyo played on the Friday Night Roadshow on NTV last Friday, but it didn't pull in anywhere near the viewership of the first showing. Hard numbers after the jump.
"Ponyo Ponyo Ponyo sakana no ko..." In news that may gratify anyone forced to listen to the Ponyo theme song a few too many times, actress, vocalist, and seiyu Nozomi Ohashi announced that she will be retiring from show business at the ripe old age of 12. More after the jump.
Tokyo Character Street at First Avenue Tokyo Station features various character-specific stores for famous Japanese anime, manga, and other characters. One of the most popular store is Donguri Garden, the official Studio Ghibli character goods shop. Check the photo report after the jump!
The Glory Gospel Singers, a gospel singer group from New York, have released their first album in Japan, "Tenshi ni Anime Song o... (anime songs for the angels)", on November 2. They cover the popular songs from the classic Studio Ghibli anime films, such as "Castle in the Sky", "My Neighbor Totoro", and "Ponyo". Listen to their beautiful voices after the jump!