Posts Tagged ‘Studio Ghibli’

More Ghibli Screenings on TCM in May

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2006 is reporting more airings of Studio Ghibli animated films on Turner Classic Movies throughout the month of May: Castle in the Sky (Friday, May 5, 2:00 AM) Porco Rosso (Friday, May 5, 4:15 AM) Princess Mononoke (Friday, May 12, 2:00 AM) My Neighbor Totoro (Friday, May 12, 4:30 AM) Whisper of the Heart (Friday, […]

"Howl’s Moving Castle": Home is Where You Park it

by Chris Woodon March 23, 2006
Hayao Miyazaki set the bar perilously high for himself with 2002’s Spirited Away, winning an Academy Award and setting a Japanese box office record. The much anticipated Howl’s Moving Castle doesn’t quite measure up, but engineers a rousing fantasy adventure in the classic Miyazaki mold. Howl was written by novelist Diana Wynne Jones, though you’d […] on "House Hunting" Animated Short; Takahata Interview

by Ed Liuon March 22, 2006 is reporting that the website has information about the short film Yadosagashi (House Hunting) currently showing at the Studio Ghibli museum in Tokyo. At press time, is also headlining an interview with Ghibli director and co-founder Isao Takahata.

Japanese "Earthsea" Translator Speaks About Ghibli Film

by Ed Liuon March 17, 2006
Studio Ghibli has posted an article written by Masako Shimizu about her connections to Ghibli’s Tales from Earthsea movie. Shimizu is the Japanese translator of the original Earthsea novels written by Ursula K. LeGuin. (via

Ghibli World Covers "Monmon the Water Spider"

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2006’s news entry for March 7 includes information and several still pictures of Studio Ghibli’s Mizugumo Monmon (Monmon the Water Spider). The short film is currently only shown at the Studio Ghibli museum in Japan. (via

Miyazaki Coming to Toonami; Free "Totoro" in Dallas Mar 4

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2006 is reporting that Toonami will air a month’s worth of Hayao Miyazaki films to celebrate their 9th anniversary on the air. The films will begin on Saturday, March 18th. Edits and language soundtracks are not known at this time. is also reporting that there will be a free screening of My Neighbor Totoro […]

"Tales from Earthsea" Voice Casting Announcement

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2006 has posted voice casting information for the studio’s upcoming Tales from Earthsea film, with Bunta Sugawara (Kamaji in Spirited Away) cast as Ged and Junichi Okada as Prince Arren.

NTV’s Hayao Miyazaki Interview Available On-line

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2006 is reporting that an interview with director Hayao Miyazaki aired on Japan’s NTV is available now at Ghibli World. The short film, currently unsubtitled, contains footage of the short films which can only be seen at the Studio Ghibli Museum.

TCM to Air Miyazaki Films Through May

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2006
A posting on notes that the Turner Classic Movies channel will be airing the films of Hayao Miyazaki through May, although the on-line schedule only shows a rebroadcast of Spirited Away at the end of March. The same article notes that Only Yesterday will be aired this Thursday on TCM in a subtitled version, […]

New English Dubs of "Totoro" and "Whisper" Tonight on TCM

by Ed Liuon January 19, 2006 is noting the debut of the two new English dubs for Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbor Totoro and Whisper of the Heart tonight, January 19, 2006, on Turner Classic Movies. They note that this is the first time Disney has aired a movie on commercial TV before the home video release. Both movies are due […]