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Oscars: Japan Represented In Best Animated Feature and Short Again

Isao Takahata's 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya' is Studio Ghibli's fourth nomination and the first that is not a Hayao Miyazaki film.

Japanese Actor Bunta Sugawara Dies at 81

The veteran actor, known for playing yakuza gangsters, later voiced Ghibli characters

‘When Marnie Was There’ (‘Omoide no Mani’): Film Review

The latest — and perhaps last — feature from Studio Ghibli is an adaptation of Joan G. Robinson's eponymous novel and is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ (‘Yume to kyoki no ohkoku’): Toronto Review

Mami Sunada's documentary shines a light on the inner sanctum of legendary anime producers Studio Ghibli.

Japan Box Office: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Bows in Third Place With $4.75 Million

'Maleficent' rides the coattails of 'Frozen' to hit $50 million overall

Japan’s Studio Ghibli May Have Made Its Last Animated Film

The animation powerhouse's current head says it is considering the end of movie productions following the retirement of Hayao Miyazaki and the underperformance of its latest releases.

‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya’ (‘Kaguya-hime no monogatari’): Cannes Review

An ancient Japanese folk tale is brought to life by director Isao Takahata, who made "Grave of the Fireflies" and co-founded Studio Ghibli with the better known Hayao Miyazaki.

Japan’s Studio Ghibli Producing Its First Film With a Theme Song in English

American singer-songwriter Priscilla Ahn is writing the theme for "When Marnie Was There," which will also feature two female leads -- another first for the anime hit factory.

Japan’s Studio Ghibli to Produce Its First TV Series

The son of the anime studio's founder Hayao Miyazaki will direct "Ronja the Robber's Daughter," based on a Swedish children's book that was previously adapted for the big screen.

Oscars: Japan Celebrates Double Anime Nominations

With Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises" and Shuhei Morita's "Possessions" both up for Academy Awards, Japan will be hoping for a repeat of its 2009 double triumph.

Studio Ghibli’s Next Anime to Be ‘When Marnie Was There’

Set for a summer 2014 release, the adaptation of Joan G. Robinson's book will be directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.

Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya’ Tops Japanese Box Office

The anime studio's first release since co-founder Hayao Miyazaki's retirement opens in the top spot, but director Isao Takahata fails to match the drawing power of his partner.