Posts Tagged ‘Studio Ghibli’

Disney Posts U.S. Trailer For Studio Ghibli’s "The Secret World of Arrietty"

by Todd DuBoison October 25, 2011
The Walt Disney company has posted an English-dubbed trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Borrower Arrietty, which has been localized as The Secret World of Arrietty in the United States. Directed by Studio Ghibli animator Hiromasa Yonebayashi with screenplay by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, the film tells the story of a family of small people […]

GKids Acquires U.S. Theatrical Screening Rights to Studio Ghibli Movies

by Ed Liuon September 9, 2011
Variety reports that GKids has acquired the theatrical screening rights to the 13 films in Studio Ghibli’s catalog, including Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Spirited Away. Movies will be released in both subtitled and English dubbed versions, with 10- and 25-year anniversary screenings of Spirited Away and Castle in the Sky at […]

Hope for Ghibli’s Next Generation in "From Up on Poppy Hill"

by on August 23, 2011
I expect From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokurikozaka kara) will strike American Studio Ghibli fans as a little strange. It’s not set in a fantastic world of gunslinger samurai, flying pigs, tiny people, magic cats, Japanese gods or aquatic toddler Valkyries. Actually, its world isn’t fantastic at all, and its high school-aged heroes have more […]

Ten Aging Anime That Should Be Brought Back

by Todd DuBoison August 11, 2011
The big players in the R1 anime industry may be largely focused on recent titles, but old anime has been making a noticeable comeback these past twelve months. Bandai Entertainment recently announced the return of Akira return to DVD, while Mobile Suit Gundam is finally getting boxed sets this Fall after a long hiatus. Thanks […]

"Princess Mononoke" No Longer Licensed in US

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2011 reports that Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke is no longer licensed in the United States by either the Walt Disney Company or by Echo Bridge Distribution (former distributor for the now-defunct Miramax label). At the moment, it is not known whether any former rights holders or any other companies would be willing or able to […]

UK Trailer For Studio Ghibli’s "Arrietty" Posted

by Todd DuBoison July 6, 2011 has posted a recently-released theatrical trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty, based on Mary Norton’s book “The Borrowers.” The film tells the story of a family of small people living underneath a human household. The trailer features the voice talent of the UK voice cast that includes the talents of Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Tom […]

Ghibli Museum Shorts to Screen at Carnegie Hall on March 26, 2011

by Ed Liuon March 7, 2011
The Studio Ghibli Museum short films “House Hunting” and “Mon Mon the Water Spider” will be screening at a special presentation at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 26, 2011. The screenings will mark the first time either film has been screened outside of Japan. Tickets begin at $15, with screenings at 6:30 […]

"Nausicaa" and "Tales from Earthsea" Getting US Home Video Release March 8, 2011

by Ed Liuon November 29, 2010
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has launched websites for the home video releases of Studio Ghibli’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind in a Blu-ray Combo Pack and Tales from Earthsea on DVD. Both discs are set for release on March 8, 2011. (via