STUDIO CANAL To Release Studio Ghibli’s Ronja the Robber’s Daughter on Blu-ray and DVD

STUDIO CANAL have announced that they will be releasing Studio Ghibli’s and Polygon Pictures CGI animated series Ronja the Robber’s Daughter onto Blu-ray and DVD later this year; that is according to product lisings on Amazon UK. Read more of this post

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Film4 Confirms When Marnie Was There UK TV Broadcast Date

Earlier in the year Film4 announced that they would be broadcasting Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There on UK TV at some point during August. Well earlier this week Film4 confirmed that the film will broadcast on the 23rd August 2017 at 11am. Read more of this post

The Boy and The Beast and The Red Turtle To Be Released on Blu-ray This September

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The wait will soon be over! As STUDIOCANAL have today announced that they will be releasing both Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and The Beast as well as Studio Ghibli’s The Red Turtle and Blu-ray and DVD this September. Read more of this post

Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There To Be Broadcast on Film4 This August

Film4 have announced on Twitter that they will be broadcasting Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There on UK TV at some point during August. Read more of this post

Ronja: The Robber’s Daughter Added to Amazon Video UK for Prime Members

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Amazon UK continues to expand it’s anime streaming selection as following on from the additions of Scum’s Wish and Onihei the online retailer giant has now added Studio Ghibli’s CGI-styled-anime series Ronja: The Robber’s Daughter to their ever-growing-streaming content. Read more of this post

Picturehouse Cinemas to Take Part in Studio Ghibli Forever UK Cinema Season

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Picturehouse Cinemas, the independent cinema chain thats mostly based around the London area, have recently announced that they will be taking part in a Studio Ghibli season known as Studio Ghibli Forever; an event which will see the near entire back catalogue of Studio Ghibli films shown on the big-screen. Read more of this post

Film4 To Broadcast Studio Ghibli Films During Its “Summer Daytime Films” Campaign

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The summer holidays will soon be upon us and to celebrate Film4 will soon be starting its latest movie campaign known as the Summer Daytime Films; whereby a selection of family orientated films will be broadcast on the channel throughout the day over the next two weeks.

So what exactly is special about this news? Well some of the films being shown are Studio Ghibli titles with films including My Neighbour Totoro, Porco Rosso and Ponyo being shown. Read more of this post

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya To Be Released onto DVD, Blu-ray and Collectors Edition Combi Pack Next Month

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After a few short months at the cinema Isao Takahata’s cinematic masterpiece The Tale of The Princess Kaguya will be coming to home video on the 13th July 2015; that is according to pre-order listings on various online retailers.

The film, which sees a bamboo cutter raising a young child like royalty, will be released in three different variations; a stand-a-lone DVD release, which will contain the film and some basic bonus materials, a Blu-ray and DVD Combi pack release, which will contain the film in high definition with some additional bonus materials, and a Collectors Edition Combi Pack, which combines both formats in a carded digipack design. Read more of this post

The Film4 2015 Studio Ghibli Season Starts on 28th March

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Film4 have recently confirmed the screening details for this years Studio Ghibli season and unlike previous seasons this one is the biggest, and longest, yet – with 22 films being shown over a two week period.

Starting on the 28th March 2015 with Spirited Away at 1pm, and ending on Sunday 12th April with The Wind Rises, viewers will be able to experience nearly all of the films on one channel, some of which will be presented in High Definition – with the channel itself showing ‘at least’ one film a day. Some films, such as Spirited Away and The Wind Rises, will receive multiple showings across the two week period so that both English and Japanese versions of the film can be shown.

If you’ve yet to experience any of these Studio Ghibli titles then now would be the perfect time to give them a chance; and you can find the full listings on the Film4 website.

Spirited Away and Hayao Miyazaki Blu-ray Sets Spotted on Amazon UK

1083_019812B.jpgIf you are currently waiting for the next ‘high definition’ Studio Ghibli film to add to your collection then prepare to get excited; as Amazon UK have recently listed not one but two very special Blu-ray sets.

First up is the long overdue Blu-ray release of Spirited Away, a film which is one of my personal favourites, which is currently priced at £24.99 and is scheduled for release on the 3rd November 2014. The second title to be released is actually a Hayao Miyazaki box set; a set celebrating the works of Hayao Mizyazaki’s by containing a variety of Studio Ghibli films that he has worked on; this particular set comes with a listing price of £249.99, which is far more expensive than any other anime release i’ve seen, and will also be released on the 3rd November 2014.

Details are scarce for both releases but judging from UK Anime Network they assume that the Hayao Miyazaki set will be ‘identical’ to the one released in Japan several months ago; whereby the set would contain all of the films that Miyazaki has been involved with as well as a variety of short films and bonus content.

Eitherway both Spirited Away and the Hayao Miyazaki sets are coming to the UK on Blu-ray and will be distributed by STUDIOCANAL; the current UK distributor for Studio Ghibli films, on the 3rd November 2014.

via: UK Anime Network