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It’s a huge video week for fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli (and who isn’t a fan?). This week sees the release of the film regarded by many as Miyazaki’s masterpiece: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray). Originally released in Japan in 1984, this [...]
Hayao Miyazaki fans, take note: Two of the anime master’s short films that have never been screened outside of Japan will get a special showing March 26 at Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the JapanNYC festival. The short films are House Hunting and Mon Mon the [...]
Five of the 50 top-grossing independent films of 2010 are animated features, according to a new list released by the Independent Film & Television Alliance. The top-grossing independent animated film was the Studio Ghibli anime Karigurashi No Arrietty (The Borrower Arrietty), grossing $114 million worldwide and landing in ninth place on [...]
The 1980s are kind of hit and miss when it comes to animated features, especially independent productions. One of the hits is The Last Unicorn, a fantasy tale that adapted the popular novel by Peter S. Beagle. Produced by Rankin-Bass and featuring animation from the Japanese studio Topcraft that later [...]
Studio Ghibli has set Kokuriko-zaka kara (From Kokuriko Hill) as its next animated feature film release, with Goro Miyazaki set to direct. Due to be released next summer, the feature is based on a manga by Chixzuru Takahashi and Testuro Sayama and is about a group of teens struggling to [...]