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GKIDS and Fathom Events Present New Studio Ghibli Cinema Event in 2018

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2018
GKIDS and Fathom Events Present a New STUDIO GHIBLI Series of Animated Masterpieces in U.S. Cinemas Throughout 2018 Nine of Studio Ghibli’s Most Treasured Films, Including Several Milestone Anniversary Titles, Will Be Presented at Over 700 Movie Theater Locations for STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018 DENVER – February 14, 2018 – After a successful series in […]

DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Holiday Gift Guide 2017

by Eileen Cruzon November 29, 2017
It’s time for the 2017 DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve been hard at work coming up with a fun list of DVD, Blu-ray and Digital related holiday gifts for your friends and family. Everyone loves that feeling you get as you see the smile form on someone’s face when you’ve given them […]

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GKIDS Scores Home Entertainment Rights to Studio Ghibli Catalog

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2017
GKIDS IN DEAL FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT RIGHTS TO STUDIO GHIBLI CATALOG BLU-RAY™ AND DVD REISSUES BEGIN WITH 8 CLASSIC TITLES AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2017 NEW YORK, NY (July 17, 2017) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced that it is partnering with Studio Ghibli to handle the […]
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“Spirited Away” 15th Anniversary Theatrical Screening Event on December 4 & 5, 2016

by Ed Liuon November 15, 2016
Spirited Away: 15th Anniversary Brings Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award®-Winning Animated Masterpiece to U.S. Cinemas for Two Days Only The Influential Japanese Animated Feature, Along With an Exclusive Ghibli Short Film, Hits the Big Screen on December 4 and 5 in Partnership with GKIDS DENVER – November 14, 2016 – Enter an enchanted world of witches, […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Michael Arias Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 12, 2016
With Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves presiding as MC, the Michael Arias panel offered a rare chance for insight on this veteran of the Hollywood and anime industry, including his recent adaptation of the Project Itoh novel Harmony. Michael’s earliest memories of anime were watching televised dubs in his Southern Californian childhood, titles such as Speed […]

Review: “Spirited Away”: Miyazaki’s Encouragement To Children

by Neo Yion June 17, 2015
Life couldn’t get any worse for ten-year-old Chihiro. Her family is moving to a new home, meaning she had to leave her friends and old life behind. In an attempt to reach their destination faster, her parents take a detour that leads them into what they assume to be a theme park. The two unwittingly […]

“Spirited Away” and “The Cat Returns” Come to Blu-ray on June 16, 2015

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2015
Disney Presents Two Beloved Films from the Acclaimed Studio Ghibli Available for the First Time on Blu-ray™ Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar®-Winning Masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY The Enchanting Fantasy Adventure THE CAT RETURNS Experience these Magical Adventures Like Never Before on Blu-ray Combo Pack June 16, 2015 SPIRITED AWAY: Synopsis: From Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most celebrated […]

Hayao Miyazaki To Be Recipient Of Honorary Academy Award

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
Celebrated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki will be one of four recipients of an honorary Academy Award when the award show is aired next year. Miyazaki is a three-time nominee for the Oscar – winning in 2002 for “Spirited Away” and nominated for “Howl’s Moving Castle” [2006] and “The Wind Rises” [2013]. Joining Miyazaki as honorary […]

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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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 […]