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Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ to Get Stage Adaptation

The adaptation has Studio Ghibli's full cooperation and it will be written and directed by Tony winner John Caird ('Les Miserables').

Critic’s Picks: A January To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Among options for SoCal cinephiles this month are a new digital restoration of an early Fellini classic, a series of films featuring Oscar-winning performances, classics from Scorsese and Miyazaki…

‘Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki’: Film Review

Legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki can't manage to stay retired in Kaku Arakawa's portrait 'Never-Ending Man.'

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Gets China Release Date

Hayao Miyazaki's 'My Neighbor Totoro' ('Tonari no Totoro') will be the first Studio Ghibli film to get a theatrical release in China, on Dec. 14, the 30th anniversary of the much-loved anime's debut.

Hayao Miyazaki to Receive Career Achievement Award From Los Angeles Film Critics

Animation director Hayao Miyazaki will be honored by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association with a Career Achievement Award.

‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Set as First Studio Ghibli Release in China

A restored version of Hayao Miyazaki's 30-year-old anime classic could be the first of many Studio Ghibli titles to get be screened in Chinese theaters.

Critic’s Picks: A February To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

SoCal cinephiles can pick from classics about working women, matinees of Milos Forman movies, a tribute to Japan's greatest animation filmmaker and more.

Studio Ghibli Appoints New CEO as it Gears up for Final Hayao Miyazaki Film

Kiyofumi Nakajima, a former banker with a long association with the anime studio, is its new head.

Studio Ghibli to Open Anime Theme Park

The park, based on the iconic anime studio's movies, is due to begin operation in the early 2020s with the initial attraction themed on 'My Neighbor Totoro.'

Filmart: Can Japan Make Anime Great Again?

With box office phenomenon 'Your Name' leading the way, Japanese animation is on a roll, but to survive the country's aging demographics, it must attract more young artists and truly cross over…

Hollywood Flashback: 13 Years Ago, ‘Spirited Away’ Was an Anime Smash

Director Hayao Miyazaki's 2002 hit went on to become the highest-grossing movie in Japanese history and Japan's only Oscar entry to ever win for best animated feature.

Anime Director Mamoru Hosoda on Drawing by Hand and the Industry Post-Hayao Miyazaki (Q&A)

His anime 'The Boy and the Beast' was the biggest-grossing Japanese film released in 2015, finishing with nearly $60 million domestically.