Posts tagged with "Isao Takahata"

MyM magazine Issue 36 is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 36 is out now!
Issue 36 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Expo Group, is out now! Featuring Final Fantasy Type-0, David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, Ju-on: The Beginning Of The End, Tokyo Ghoul, Parasyte,  Jim Kay on Harry Potter, Eduardo Sanchez on bigfoot and the long-awaited album from The Grubby Mitts,…   Read More →

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya review

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya review
“What a bore,” says Princess Kaguya after being told by her adoptive father that she cannot invite any of her friends from their village to a banquet. He also scolds her for spending time in the kitchen with her adoptive mother. It’s a strangely bittersweet moment where we see that the life of a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata and co-written by Riko Sakaguchi, The Tale of The... 

Could When Marnie Was There be Studio Ghibli’s last feature film?

Could When Marnie Was There be Studio Ghibli’s last feature film?
Studio Ghibli’s latest animated feature, When Marnie Was There, opened in Japan on 19 July. Facing stiff competition against the likes of the new release of Pokémon the Movie: Diance and the Cocoon of Destruction and the second week of Maleficent, Ghibli’s latest struggled at the box office. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, When Marnie Was There charted at the Japanese box office at #3, taking just ¥378 million ($3.7 million). As a comparison,... 

Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya sets English cast and release date

Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya sets English cast and release date
Studio Ghibli, the animation legend that created classics such as Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and the bittersweet swan song for the company’s co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises have once again graced us with another animated feature film. The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya is set for a US release. Directed by Isao Takahata (My Neighbors the Yamadas), The Tale Of Princess Kaguya (adapted from the Japanese folktale, The Tale... 

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... 
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