Posts Tagged ‘Studio Ghibli’

Glico Markets "Grave of the Fireflies" Candy

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2006
Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog notes that Asian food company Glico is marketing “Shuwa Puccho Can drops retro Candy,” a 130g tin of candy based on Studio Ghibli’s Grave of the Fireflies. In the film, a similar tin of candy serves as one of the lead characters’ few sources of nourishment, with the tin getting […]

"Tales from Earthsea" Release Date: July 29

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2006 is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s newest movie Tales from Earthsea will be released on July 29, 2006. The film is directed by Goro Miyazaki and based on novels by Ursula K. LeGuin.

Ghibli World on Aardman Exhibit, Suzuki Interview

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2006 has published an article on the press conference held at the opening of the Aardman Animations exhibit currently on display at the Ghibli Museum. The fan site has also posted the translation of part 2 of an interview with Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki. (via

Animation Complete on "Tales from Earthsea"

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2006 is reporting that animation is complete on Studio Ghibli’s Tales from Earthsea. Based on the fantasy novels by Ursula K. LeGuin, the movie is directed by Goro Miyazaki. It is expected to be released in July 2006 in Japan.

"Tales from Earthsea" Nearly Finished; Second Trailer Available

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2006 is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Tales from Earthsea is nearly complete, according to a post on the movie’s production diary website. They also link to the second trailer for the movie, available from the official movie website.

Hayao Miyazaki to Announce Next Film on May 5

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
A news report on states that famed director Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli will announce his next film project on May 5, 2006, as part of an interview commemorating Children’s Day in Japan.

"Gedo Senki" ("Tales from Earthsea") Synopsis Posted

by Ed Liuon April 24, 2006
Ursula K. LeGuin, the author of the Earthsea series of novels, has posted an English translation of the plot synopsis for Studio Ghibli’s Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea). The movie will be directed by Goro Miyazaki and is scheduled for release in Japan in July 2006. (via

Studio Ghibli Ranked Number 1 Consumer Brand in Japan

by Ed Liuon April 24, 2006
A survey by Nikkei BP Consulting has named Studio Ghibli as the top-ranked business-to-consumer brand in Japan, ahead of Toyota. The studio also ranked 4th or higher in all the sections organized by demographic.

Ghibli Posts Flash "Earthsea" Trailer

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2006 is reporting that Studio Ghibli has posted a trailer on their website for Tales from Earthsea, the new film directed by Goro Miyazaki currently scheduled for release in July 2006. The trailer is in Flash format.

Ghibli Museum Super Special at

by Ed Liuon April 5, 2006
The new website has just posted a special feature about the Ghibli Museum in Japan. The feature takes readers on a virtual tour of the museum and includes numerous photographs. (via