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‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Is China Box-Office Triumph

B&T Studio’s Big Fish & Begonia — an inventive, indie hybrid of Studio Ghibli-inspired 2D and CG animation — has marked a second triumphant week at the local ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a Giant Studoi Ghibli Exhibit! A major Studio Ghibli exhibition of 2,500 objects — including production art, letters, models and more — opened in Roppongi Hills, ... Continue Reading →
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E3 2016: Batman: The Telltale Series‘ First Screens, Cast Revealed Developer promises “a living, breathing comic book” featuring the voices of Troy Baker as Bruce ... 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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Ghibli Drops first ‘Red Turtle’ Trailer

A first trailer for The Red Turtle — the new Studio Ghibli co-production project directed by Oscar winner Michael Dudok de Wit (Father and Daughter) — has arrived, ahead ... Continue Reading →
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‘Only Yesterday’ & ‘Boy in the World’ Arrive July 5

GKIDS announces that pre-ordering is now available for the home entertainment release of Isao Takahata’s Only Yesterday and Ale Abreu’s Boy & the World. Both titles ... 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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Studio Ghibli Film Adapts 12th Century Manga

Acclaimed Japanese toon house Studio Ghibli may have slowed down its feature production pace (its last full length film, When Marnie Was There, came out in 2014) — but that doesn’t ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Tributes 2016 Nominees Announced

Cartoon Movie, the European pitching and co-production event for animated features, has announced the finalists in the running for Cartoon Tributes at the 2016 edition. The awards honor ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars: Animated Feature Nominees React

Anomalisa Paramount / Starburns Industries “We are thrilled to be recognized by the Academy, alongside such a great group of animated films. We are grateful for the dedication ... Continue Reading →