Ghibli Doing Work for "Ninokuni" Video Game
Studio Ghibli is working on Ninokuni, a videogame for the Nintendo DS from Level-5 that is meant to commemorate the gamemaker’s tenth birthday, 1up.com reports.
The game is a fantasy RPG about a boy given the chance to recover his deceased mother by entering a mystical world. According to the article, Ghibli decided to work on the film after being approached by musician Naoya Fujimaki. The studio was also facing a shortage of work to keep its staff occupied after the recent completion of Ponyo.