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Details for Studio Ghibli’s “Princess Mononoke”, “Kiki’s Delivery Service”, “The Wind Rises” on Disney Blu-ray

by Todd DuBoison September 25, 2014
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release three films from Studio Ghibli and retired director Hayao Miyazaki on Blu-ray for the first time in North America: Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke and The Wind Rises. In keeping with the company’s other Ghibli releases each movie will be released as a Blu-ray / DVD combo pack, each retailing […]

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“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” to Open October 17, 2014

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2014
*** OPENING DAY ANNOUNCEMENT *** “A masterpiece!” – Le Monde “Brilliant! Stunning!” – IndieWire “A visionary tour-de-force!” – Variety “As beautiful and imaginative as anything Studio Ghibli has created!” – Telegraph GKIDS SETS OPENINGS FOR STUDIO GHIBLI’S LATEST FILM FROM LEGENDARY DIRECTOR ISAO TAKAHATA THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA OCT. 17 IN NEW YORK, […]
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The Tale Of Princess Kaguya Trailer

by Alex Beanon September 23, 2014
The trailer for “The Tale of Princess Kaguya” [release date: October 17, 2014] in what may or may not be Studio Ghibli’s last gasp at feature filmmaking…

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It’s Official – Studio Ghibli Feature Films On Hiatus

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
As expected, Studio Ghibli made the announcement that they will be putting their feature film producing on temporary hiatus while concentrating on “restructuring and rebuilding” the famed animation studio. The high cost of the animation production process combined with the Studio Ghibli’s tradition of relying on its own workforce rather than sub-contracting studio work has […]
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Is Studio Ghibli On The Cusp Of Calling It Quits?

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
With Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement and Toshio Suzuki’s move from film producer to general manager within the studio, rumors have surfaced in Japan that the venerable anime studio may be moving from producing feature films to merely managing their anime assets or creating television productions. Miyazaki’s retirement combined with Suzuki’s change of focus and the exorbitant […]

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Trailer and Stills for Studio Ghibli’s “When Marnie Was There”

by Todd DuBoison July 18, 2014
A full-length theatrical trailer has been released for Studio Ghibli’s next film When Marnie Was There, the studio’s first movie produced without input from its founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Joan G. Robinson, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal award in […]
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English Cast for “Tale of the Princess Kaguya” Announced; Coming to Theaters October 17, 2014

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2014
GKIDS, KENNEDY/MARSHALL AND STUDIO GHIBLI ANNOUNCE THE ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA CAST INCLUDES: CHLOË GRACE MORETZ JAMES CAAN MARY STEENBURGEN DARREN CRISS LUCY LIU plus more… GKIDS SETS OCTOBER 17 RELEASE DATE “KAGUYA” TO RECEIVE NORTH AMERICAN THEATRICAL RELEASE AND AWARDS SUBMISSIONS New York, NY – July 15, 2014 […]

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Salon Profiles Hayao Miyazaki

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2014
Salon has profiled Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Hayao Miyazaki in a lengthy feature article titled “Don’t Call Him the Walt Disney of Japan,” and highlighting the numerous ways that Miyazaki’s work and public statements go counter to conventional wisdom (especially that espoused by Disney and its many competitors in the American market). The article […]
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GKIDS Acquires Rights to Studio Ghibli Documentary “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness”

by Ed Liuon June 16, 2014
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO THE STUDIO GHIBLI DOCUMENTARY THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL New York, NY – June 12, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli for […]