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Goodbye Ghibli? Or Is It Au Revoir?

I’m not telling the kids. Not yet anyway. STUDIO GHIBLI ANNOUNCES CLOSURE Toshio Suzuki has announced the closure of Studio Ghibli. Here’s a translated version of the news article: “Just moments ago, Toshio Suzuki, Studio Ghibli producer, announced on the …

Video: The Simpsons Pay Tribute To Hayao Miyazaki And Studio Ghibli

This must have been in production long before Hayao Miyazaki announced his latest retirement. Maybe they got to work the last time he said he was quitting.

The Wind Rises English Voice Cast Includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt And Werner Herzog

It already had its Oscar qualifying run in the States featuring the original Japanese cast.

Hayao Miyazaki’s Art For Unproduced 1970s Pippi Longstocking Film Is As Adorable As You Imagine

Oh, what might have been.

Critics Quotes-Laden US Trailer For Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

Or: the kind of reassurances the US distributor thinks American audiences need in order to go see a work that really speaks for itself.

Next Studio Ghibli Movie To Be Directed By Arrietty’s Hiromasa Yonebayashi, May Be Sequel To Porco Rosso

There’s not much to go on yet but some clues that next year’s Ghibli film will be a sequel to Porco Rosso set against the Spanish Civil War.

Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki To Retire From Making Feature Length Films. Again

Though he has already retired once and then continued making films regardless, Studio Ghibli’s Koji Hoshino has announced formally at the Venice Film Festival that Hayao Miyazaki will no longer direct any feature length projects.

Hayao Miyazaki Says A Nausicaä Sequel Could Happen, With Evangelion Creator Hideaki Anno As Director

The original animator of the God Warrior wants to make a sequel.

Four Minute Trailer For Studio Ghibli And Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

Giving us rather more footage than ever before, here’s an extended trailer for Studio Ghibl’s biopic of aeronautic engineer Jiro Horikoshi. There’s some chat before hand, but once the footage comes, it rolls on and on… Beautiful, for sure but …

Grave Of The Fireflies And Kiki’s Delivery Service – Stories About Tenacity And Ingenuity

In fact there are two beautiful films from Studio Ghibli out on Blu-ray this week. That’s cause for a lot of celebration.

First Teaser For Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

Hold on to your hats because Hayao Miyazaki has made another film about the awe and majesty of flight.

Posters For The Two New Ghibli Films For 2013

World War 2 fighter planes and a miniature princess found growing inside a stalk of bamboo.

Video: A Live Action Nausicaä Spin-Off From Studio Ghibli And Evangelion’s Hideaki Anno

Shunji Higuchi, a storyboard artist on Evangelion, has directed a live action film featuring the God Warriors from Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki‘s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. It’s going to be screening at The Museum of Contemporary …

Miyazaki’s Next Film “Realistic” And Not A Relaxing Watch

Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki has decided his next film won’t be “the sort of work that everyone in the audience can relax and watch.” Quotes from Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki were published this weekend on the Japanese site Hollywood Channel, …

Isao Takahata Still At Work On New Ghibli Film

Both of the wise old men of Ghibli are working up new projects. We’ve already talked about Hayao Miyazaki‘s next picture, which is said to be an “autobiography,” and now Isao Takahati has confirmed that his next film should be …

Hayao Miyazaki Working On Autobiographical Film, Full Trailer For Next Ghibli Picture, Up On Poppy Hill

Hayao Miyazaki, seemingly the most beloved of all anime directors, has been working on his next feature film for some time. This week, the first shreds of information were formally announced by Toshio Suzuki, one of the producers at Studio …

First Trailer For New Ghibli Movie, Kokuriku-Zaka Kara

This year’s Japanese summer release from Studio Ghibli will be Kokuriku-Zaka Kara, an adaptation of the 1980s manga about a teenage love triangle in the year before the Tokyo Olympics. This is in the mode of some of the less …

Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty UK Poster Premiere, Voice Cast News

Here’s the first UK poster for the next Studio Ghibli picture, Arrietty. It has been adapted from Mary Norton‘s The Borrowers by Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa and director Hiromasa Yonebayashi. As you’d expect, it looks wonderful. And it will sound …