The director of “Belle” says that a lot of anime filmmakers present young women in a way that “has nothing to do with the reality of who they are.”
“That kind of film would be a hit,” said the Studio Ghibli director on being told the gist of the movie.
“It was Otsuka-san who taught me the fun of working,” Hayao Miyazaki once wrote.
The film is out now in select theaters and on HBO Max in the United States.
The film will air on Japanese tv on December 30, with a North American release following early next year.
With a career running from Miyazaki to Mario, Kotabe has made an indelible mark on both anime and video games.
The Academy Museum revealed news details today about its inaugural Hayao Miyazaki exhibit.
Goro Miyazaki’s feature will be released by longtime Ghibli distributor Gkids.
Ghibli re-releases are dominating the box office in Japan.
They’re quite a departure from the studio’s house style…
Dates also have shifted for the Academy Awards eligibility period, submission deadlines and the opening of the Academy’s new museum.
A twist: it may not come to cinemas at all.
Ghibli’s former head of international speaks about the studio’s awkward relationship with Disney — and much more — ahead of the release of his memoir.
Ghibli’s former international chief recounts colorful anecdotes about Hayao Miyazaki, Harvey Weinstein, Martin Scorsese, and others.
But American and Canadian Netflix subscribers will have to get their Ghibli fix elsewhere.
Miyazaki is directing around one minute of animation per month on his next feature.
The Studio Ghibli library will soon be easier than ever to watch in the U.S. and Canada.
21 Studio Ghibli films will be available for streaming.
The exhibition takes a comprehensive look at one of the most remarkable careers in Japanese animation. It runs until October 6.