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GKIDS Scores Studio Ghibli Catalog Rights

GKIDS is deepening its relationship with acclaimed Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli with a new partnership that will see the stateside production-distribution co. handle home ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Announces New Titles & Con Guests at AX

Crunchyroll brightened up the 2017 Anime Expo in LA by announcing a fun lineup of new anime & manga titles coming to its platform, and the first raft of special guests confirmed ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Expands Library with Studio Ghibli, ‘MLP’ Movie Art Books

VIZ Media has slated some noteworthy animation-related additions to its upcoming publishing slate. During its official panel at pop culture and comics convention C2E2, held over the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Fathom Partner for Ghibli Fest and ‘Mune’ US Premiere

Following the success of the cinema events for Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, GKIDS and Fathom Events are teaming up to bring a series of anime classics ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s ‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns to Theaters

Hayao Miyazaki’s internationally acclaimed feature Princess Mononoke is returning to theaters across the nation for a special 20th Anniversary celebration, complete with a glorious ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Films of Studio Ghibli’ Returns to TIFF Bell Lightbox

That all-anime spotlight program “Spirited Away: The Films of Studio Ghibli” will return for a third time to TIFF Bell Lightbox as a delightful audience treat for the holiday ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns to US Theaters in January

Studio Ghibli’s iconic Princess Mononoke from writer/director Hayao Miyazaki is returning to movie theaters for two nights only in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary, ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki Dies Age 57

Makiko Futaki, a long time Japanese feature animator whose most recent work was on Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There, died May 13 of an “unspecified illness,” ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Goes Open Source with Ghibli Edition

Italian indie developer Digital Video and Japanese publisher Dwango have inked an agreement for the latter to acquire Toonz, a digital animation software solution. The deal goes forward ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Retrospective Kicks Off in NYC

New York’s IFC Center is beginning a 22-film screening series on Friday, December 11 celebrating some of the finest Japanese animated features ever made: the complete longform works ... Continue Reading →