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Most animation aficionados have a soft spot for Studio Ghibli founder and animation master Hayao Miyazaki’s works—some would even be hard pressed to pick a favorite out of the director’s timeless library of anime classics. However, an ambitious polling website called Research Panel put this challenging question to over 130,000 [...]
Japan’s much-esteemed Studio Ghibli has announced plans to release two movies in the summer of 2013. Kaze Tachinu and Kaguya-Hime no Monogatari are the new features by studio founders Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro) and Isao Takahata (My Neighbors the Yamadas). This will be the first time Ghibli [...]
Fans of the acclaimed feature Grave of the Fireflies have one more reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving! New York-based powerhouse distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up North American theatrical rights to Isao Takahata’s 1988 masterpiece. GKIDS is planning a 25th anniversary release for the film in [...]
Back by popular demand, U.S. distributor of international animated films GKIDS is returning to New York’s IFC Center for another five week run of its retrospective on Japan’s Studio Ghibli features. Fifteen films from 1984 to 2009 will make their encore appearance from November 16 to December 20. The premiere [...]
How Junkyard’s director Hisko Hulsing created one of the most powerful and acclaimed animated shorts of the year. While it’s customary for big studios to release their hard-hitting, dramatic features during the fall season, animation artists who create short-form content can deliver the goods all year round. One of this [...]
A couple of tweets by Japanese animators Osamu Kobayashi (Paradise Kiss) and Takashi Hashimoto (Samurai Horror Tales) have revealed some information about Hayao Miyazaki’s next film. In previous interviews, the Oscar-winning director of classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro had said that his next movie will be [...]
New York-based indie distributor GKIDS announced today that it has picked up Studio Ghibli’s award-winning 2011 movie From Up on Poppy Hill. Although the national release date in the U.S. will officially be March 2013, the studio is planning a special Academy Award consideration window for the film later this [...]
Studio Ghibli’s Secret World of Arrietty is opening this Friday in U.S. theaters. What is your favorite animated movie from Miyazaki’s influential studio? Spirited Away My Neighbor Totoro Howl’s Moving Castle Kiki’s Delivery Service Grave of the Fireflies
Animation distributor GKIDS is showcasing a 20-year retrospective of the films from acclaimed Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli in Los Angeles this month. Presented by American Cinematheque, the films will play at the Egyption and Aero Theatres in Los Angeles from Thursday, January 26 to Sunday, February 12. The LA [...]
Film Independent has planned a special night of programing devoted to the films of Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the L.A. County Museum of Art. The program begins at 4:30 p.m. with a screening of a new 35 mm print of the 1986 classic Castle in [...]