Well recently it was my 21st birthday, and as i’m getting old I decided to have a little kiddies party, complete with homemade Totoro cake :] It took ages to make and I was so pleased when I had finished it!
Finally, the 1993 Ghibli film ‘Ocean Waves’ (aka. ‘I Can Hear The Sea’ and ‘Umi ga Kikoeru’) has been released in the UK! The simple story of a blossoming romance between two college students within Japan, is not like any other fantastical Ghibli film. Even still, it portrays just as much beauty as another other. […]
Finally Ponyo is released in the UK cinemas on 12th February! However, only in a small selected few :[ If you are lucky enough to go watch it at the cinema then definitely go! :] It will be released on DVD on the 7th July 2010, according to play.com!
Not only can Studio Ghibli produce amazing pieces of film and television, they have gone one further to encorperate their work into a new video game. Ninokumi- The Another World is an RPG, set to come out on the Nintendo DS, and will contain animated shorts created by Ghibli with music by veteran Joe Hisaishi […]
When Goro Miyazaki, the son of Hayao Miyazaki, announced in 2006 that he would direct a new film through Studio Ghibli, there was lots of speculation and anticipation to see whether he could follow in his fathers footsteps. Adapted from the fantasy series by Ursula K. Le Guin, Tales From Earthsea (Gedo Senki) is a […]
Studio Ghibli, in 1992 announced that they were bringing out yet another stunning film, by the name of “Porco Rosso”. Unlike many of Miyazaki’s films, the protagonist was a male, and also not human. But instead the head of a pig, the heart of a man. The film is set in Italy after World War […]
Set for release in the UK around April time, Ponyo is going to feature many famous voices and talents. Rumoured to star in the English dubbed version are Tina Fey (star of 30 Rock), Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Frankie Jonas, Betty White, Noah Cyrus (little sister of Miley) and Cloris Leachman.
If you’re looking for a good read, something heartwarming or slushy, then (not to sound negative) don’t bother with this one. However, if your more into your sick, gory and like your protagonists a little on the crazy side, then i say read this book and go nuts. Now, a year or so back I […]