Category: Japan

“The Imaginary” by Studio Ponoc announced for Winter 2023

Studio Ponoc has announced that they are producing an anime film based on the book “The Imaginary”. The announcement came alongside a brand new teaser trailer providing a first look at the upcoming film as well as its key art. The movie will see its release in Japan in the winter of 2023.

“How Do You Live?”: First Movie Poster and Release Date revealed

Studio Ghibli has announced the Japanese release date for the next film from director Hayao Miyazaki. The movie, titled “How do you live?”, will open in theaters in Japan on July 14, 2023.

Japan’s long-awaited Ghibli Park is now open

Fans of Studio Ghibli have yet another reason to travel to Japan. A new theme park dedicated to the popular animation company’s productions is finally open in Aichi prefecture, less than an hour from Kyoto by train.

Eirin and the Eirin Mark

The Film Classification and Rating Organization (映画倫理機構, Eiga Rinri Kikō), also known as Eirin (映倫), is Japan’s self-regulatory film regulator. It classifies films into one of four categories depending on their suitability for viewing by minors of different ages. Its headquarters are located in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan.

Japanese poster formats

As told before, the focus of the collection is the B2 size Studio Ghibli’s Japanese posters. The Japanese movie industry is significant by any international measure. In 2010 it produced more films that the U.K. and France combined, only lagging behind India, the United States and China.

Ghibli Movie Collection

Studio Ghibli is bringing back every original poster and pamphlet for all 23 of its feature films in a new “Ghibli Movie Collection” merch line. This includes all 49 visuals that were used to promote the films during their original releases. These include alternate illustrations along with the familiar poster visuals.

“My Neighbor Totoro” to be adapted into stage play in Britain

Studio Ghibli’s classic animation film “My Neighbor Totoro” is being adapted into a stage play for Britain’s prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company from October, Nippon Television Network Corp., one of the production’s collaborators, said Wednesday.