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‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets Special US Theatrical Premiere

The highly anticipated first feature film from Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, will receive a one-night national premiere in select cinemas on Thursday, January 18, ahead ... Continue Reading →
Spirited Away

Win Tickets to Ghibli Fest Presents ‘Spirited Away’

Here’s a nice Halloween treat to stuff in your candy bucket. Courtesy of our pals at GKIDS and Fathom Events, we’ve got a set of two tickets for the next installment of ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Films Come Home with New Blu-ray Bonus Features

Studio Ghibli, GKIDS and home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory have upgraded one of the most coveted animation collections, offering a raft of new Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack ... Continue Reading →
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Win 2 Tickets to ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind’

This week, we are delighted to offer our readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Studio Ghibli Fest engagement for Hayao Miyazaki’s sci-fi fantasy feature Nausicaä ... Continue Reading →
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Viborg Animation Fest Celebrates Japan-Denmark Connection

The Viborg Animation Festival is kicking off in just under a month, bringing a week of exciting, engaging events to the central Jutland city. The 2017 edition, running Sept. 25 to Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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At the Movies: ‘Leap!,’ ‘Castle in the Sky’ and ‘Deep’

If you are looking to get your fix of animation at the movies this weekend, you have a quite a few choices to consider: First up, there is Leap!, the new CG-animated offering from the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: 3rd Day for ‘Castle in the Sky’, Blomkamp’s Shorts Shop, Women in VR, & More

Third Date Added for Studio Ghibli Classic ‘Castle in the Sky’ Due to overwhelming demand, GKIDS will present Studio Ghibli Fest screenings of Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved sci-fi/fantasy ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

GKIDS Picks Up ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ for NorAm

Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the highly anticipated debut feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc will be coming to North American theaters this winter thanks to GKIDS. The deal ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Is First Feature Made in OpenToonz

Tokyo-based Dwango Co. has revealed that open source 2D animation production software OpenToonz is being used in a feature film project for the first time in Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s ... Continue Reading →
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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 →