The Film Theorists share interesting trivia about Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away. Learn how Hayao Miyazaki decided to make it about a 10-year old girl, his favorite scenes in the movie, the origin of the River Spirit and more.
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers some big savings on two beautiful box sets that fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Studio Ghibli will definitely want to put their hands on! –Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase...Show More Summary
(Photo: CCTVNews) Rocket News 24 accurately describes the story as “like something straight out of a Studio Ghibli film.” Kana Harada, a high school student, is the only passenger who uses the Kyu-Shirataki Station in a rural area of northern Japan. Show More Summary
Categories: Quickies The feminism of Studio Ghibli – “Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s animated films, whether they’re in a spirit world or real-life Japan, often share similar themes of nature preservation, the... (Read more...)
Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s animated films, whether they’re in a spirit world or real life Japan, often share similar themes of nature preservation, the damages of imperialism, and childhood, often featuring a young girl in the lead.
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: a Studio Ghibli classic, the semi-triumphant return of Charlie Brown, and an immersive Holocaust drama. Show More Summary
A city girl takes a sabbatical to stay in the country. Her vacation makes her reassess her life. Originally released in Japan in 1991, Studio Ghibli’s classic will see a limited English language release in North America, voiced by Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel. Schedule here.
To American audiences, Studio Ghibli must be the biggest name in overseas animation, having brought domestic cineplexes such visually sumptuous, emotionally affecting films as ‘The Wind Rises,’ ‘Howl’s Moving Castle,’ and ‘Spirited Away’ to our fair shores. Show More Summary
We've been excited about two of the Star Wars universe's coolest ladies (along with Dev Patel who was, like, the one good thing about the Last Airbender movie) voicing the 1991 Studio Ghibli classic, Only Yesterday, for its first North American release! Now, we finally get to hear Daisy Ridley, Ashley Eckstein, and Patel in this new trailer!
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' star Daisy Ridley leads a new English-language voice cast for the lost Studio Ghibli film 'Only Yesterday'.
When Daisy Ridley was first announced for the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we weren’t quite sure what to make of her, for the very good reason that we, like most people, had no idea who she was. But now that the movie’s finally...Show More Summary
Situated in the suburbs of Mitaka,the Ghibli Museum is both a showcase for the famed animation studio and a playground for children of any age. Known in the west for its films such as Spirited Away,the museum's design was informed by Hayao Miyazaki's personal vision. Show More Summary
A new English edition of ONLY YESTERDAY debuts in early 2016.
For film fans, simply hearing the name of the legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is a badge of honor. New film, old film, doesn’t matter. A Ghibli movie means quality and now one that’s never been released in the U.S. is coming with the voice of the new star of Star Wars. Read more...
"Star Wars" actress Daisy Ridley gives life to a character in Isao Takahata's "Only Yesterday."
So this is the new version Studio Ghibli. No longer producing feature films on their own, they're now an animation collaborator, working with global production companies and filmmakers to help animate their stories. While this news was...Show More Summary
Will, Kate & company have released a family photo alongside season’s greetings to the world. Prince George still looks like an Edwardian ghost child, while his little sister resembles some adorable animated bug from Studio Ghibli. Okay, okay—it’s cute. Read more...
Fans of Studio Ghibli should mark their calendars for September 2016. The acclaimed anime production house will release its first co-produced foreign work next year, The Red Turtle, according to its distribution company Toho. This should bring cheer to fans who have been concerned about the studio's fate. Show More Summary
Worried about Studio Ghibli? Previously, Kotaku reported that the studio’s youngest director had quit and that it was taking a break. Good news! Studio Ghibli is co-producing a new feature. Read more...
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day and today only, Amazon offers an incredible blu ray box set featuring The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki (Studio Ghibli) (11 movies) for just $165.00 plus free shipping! That’s 34% off on the box set’s regular list price of $249.99. Show More Summary