Category Archives: Miyazaki

Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli to pause, re-evaluate its future

Sad news from Japan. Studio Ghibli has announced that with the completion of their most recent film, they will be closing the animation department, at least temporarily, and become a smaller studio focused on their existing properties. They don’t rule … Continue reading

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Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray

Editor: Please welcome new guest author Jeff Birou! Last week, Disney, through its North American distribution partnership with Japan’s Studio Ghibli, released three more titles from Ghibli’s catalog on DVD and for the first time on Blu-ray: The Secret World … Continue reading

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The Secret World of Arrietty – Studio Ghibli’s Latest – on DVD

Walt Disney Studios and the legendary Studio Ghibli (“Ponyo” & “Spirited Away”) proudly open the doors to “The Secret World of Arrietty” on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD, available now for pre-order for delivery on May 22, 2012. This visually … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli’s The Secret World of Arrietty Trailer

The Secret World of Arrietty is the next film from Studio Ghibli to be released in the US by Disney. Based on Mary Norton‘s fantasy novel “The Borrowers,” it already has quite a fan base online. While Hayao Miyazaki was … Continue reading

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