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Animation’s Coming of Age: The Evolution of GKIDS

Indie distributor GKIDS launched in 2008 with a focus on animated movies, but despite its moniker, its releases are not just for kids. “I had been running the New York International Children’s Film…

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').

Richard E. Grant, Kacey Musgraves Lead Voice Cast for Studio Ghibli’s ‘Earwig and the Witch’

Richard E. Grant, Kacey Musgraves, Dan Stevens Lead Studio Ghibli's 'Earwig and the Witch' English language voice cast.

GKIDS Acquires North American Distribution Rights to Studio Ghibli’s ‘Earwig and the Witch’

GKIDS acquires North American distribution rights to Studio Ghibli's 'Earwig and the Witch,' directed by Goro Miyazaki.

Netflix Snaps Up Rights to Studio Ghibli Films Outside North America, Japan

Netflix has acquired exclusive streaming rights to the full film catalog from beloved Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli for all territories in the world outside North America and Japan. Given…

Studio Ghibli Films to Stream Exclusively on HBO Max

All 21 films from Studio Ghibli will be available to stream exclusively on HBO Max in spring 2020.

Former Studio Ghibli Animators to Create Tokyo Olympics Short

Studio Ponoc, founded in 2015 by ex-Studio Ghibli animators, will produce an anime short for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, in an Olympic first, the company announced at the Annecy…

Studio Ghibli Park Set to Open in Japan in 2022

Japanese anime hit factory Studio Ghibli is to open a theme park in Japan in 2022 and has plans for other projects, possibly including a stage play.

Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 Classic ‘Spirited Away’ Finally Gets Release in China

Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning anime classic, 'Spirited Away,' will finally debut in Chinese theaters June 21, 18 years after its original release in Japan.

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.

‘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.

Studio Ghibli Co-Founder Isao Takahata Dies at 82

The 'Grave of the Fireflies' director died Thursday in a Tokyo hospital after his health had last summer.