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I don't know about you guys, but I could do with a bit of something beautiful on the internet today. To that end, here's the new US trailer for Studio Ghibli's The Tale of Princess Kaguya. Don't go in expecting Ghibli's signature art style, though. The visuals here are totally, wonderfully different, a powerful blend of pencil lines and rough edges. Color me intrigued.Read More
This awesome imagining of Han and Leia as they'd look in the Up universe comes from artist James Hance, who'll sell you a print of this or some of his other amazing geeky art (Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter, Sherlock) over on his website.Read More
It's as if thousands of fans cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced. A set of screencaps have been making the rounds across social media claiming Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki has announced the animation company is closing it's doors. Everyone get your towels and say it with me: Don't Panic.Read More
THEY FIGHT CRIME. WE SLEEP. (Bizarro Au Go-Go, via Fashionably Geek)Read More
Earlier today we posted some pictures our own Jill Pantozzi took at last night's Her Universe fashion show, and now there's good news for those of us that couldn't witness the cosplay parade in person. According to Fashionably Geek, Ashley Eckstein of Her Universe has confirmed the company will be launching a line of Studio Ghibli clothes to debut at Hot Topic this winter.Read More
Studio Ghibli and Astrid Lingren are big, big deals in my house, so I have a powerful need to see this show. Announced earlier this year, Studio Ghibli is adapting
one of the best children's books of all time, ever Ronia the Robber's Daughter into an animated series. Directed by Goro Miyazaki, this will be the studio's first foray into TV series territory.
You may not know what When Marie Was There is about, strictly speaking, after watching the above trailer, which is a sort of music video set to Priscilla Ahn's "Fine on the Outside," but you should get a pretty good sense of the vibe of the film. For the plot, here's the official summary of the book on which the film is based:Read More
Rarity's Boutique has three new hoodies featuring characters from Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Spirited Away!Read More
And when I say "music video," I mean "a short film that's got more going for it than most feature-length movies." The story goes that when Miyazaki was working on Princess Mononoke in 1995, he came down with a case of writer's block. To give his brain a break, he directed this video accompaniment to the song "On Your Mark," performed by Japanese music duo Chage and Aska. The end result is a remarkable display of compact storytelling -- beautiful, stirring, and well worth your time.Read More