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MCM Buzz Announce The Wind Rises Competition Winners!

MCM Buzz Announce The Wind Rises Competition Winners!
With the release of Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film, The Wind Rises, now behind us and the film attracting more and more acclaim with each  person who views it (check out our review here), MCM Buzz is proud to announce the winners to our recent competition. As part of the competition we asked entrants to submit to us their tribute to the legendary Miyazaki to celebrate the fact that this movie marks his last feature film project. Particpants... 

Win a Studio Ghibli Blu-ray collection with The Wind Rises

Win a Studio Ghibli Blu-ray collection with The Wind Rises
To celebrate the cinema release of Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film, THE WIND RISES on 9th May, we are giving you the chance to win a Studio Ghibli Blu-Ray collection. The farewell masterpiece from the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, and Academy Award-winning creator of Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo, The Wind Rises is a fictionalised biography of Jiro Horikoshi, visionary designer of Mitsubishi A6M aircraft.... 

Studio Ghibli’s next two films for 2013

Studio Ghibli’s next two films for 2013
    Distributor Toho announced that Studio Ghibli will be releasing two new films next year. The first will be directed by Hayao Miyazaki, his first since directing Ponyo in 2008. Titled Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Has Risen), it tells the story of Jiro Hirokoshi, the designer of the World War II Zero Fighter plane. It is based on Miyazaki’s own Manga which was published in Model Graphix magazine in 2009, and also on Tatsuo Hori’s novel of... 

Review: Arrietty

Review: Arrietty
Studio Ghibli’s latest film takes place in the suburbs of modern day Tokyo, where 12-year-old Sho rests up in his grandmother’s house in preparation for his operation. However, he soon becomes aware of a small family of little people known as borrowers and takes a shine to 14-year-old Arrietty, who is desperate to prove to her father that she is a worthy borrower. However the humans are not to know that borrowers exist and through Arrietty’s... 

UK Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty

UK Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty
A UK trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty has surfaced, which includes a rhyming narration! Inspired by Mary Norton’s The Borrowers, the film tells of Arrietty, a very tiny 14-year-old girl who lives with her mother and father in an old house. They strive to remain out of sight, while “borrowing” things that humans wouldn’t miss. One day a human boy, the 12-year-old Sho, accidentally sees Arrietty, and the two soon develop a friendship. Directed... 

Ghibli Release to have US & UK Dub

Ghibli Release to have US & UK Dub
The highly anticipated new release from Studio Ghibli, Arrietty, is set to have a different dub cast to the North American release. Arrietty, loosely based off the popular children’s book The Borrowers by Mary Norton, was released in Japan last year with a strong and positive audience response. As many anime fans are aware, usually when watching anime in English, it is almost always dubbed by Americans. For Arrietty to have a US and UK dub cast,... 

Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ to Premier in UK

Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ to Premier in UK
It has been announced that the new Studio Ghibli film, Arrietty, is to have its premier on the 29th May in Sheffield. The premier of the film coincides with Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival. The film is based on the classic British book The Borrowers by Mary Norton. The Ghibli adaptation follows the story of a young Borrower girl called Arrietty who lives in Japan amongst other tiny people called Borrowers. She along with her family... 
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