Lesley Aeschliman

Top 5 Studio Ghibli Films

Top 5 Studio Ghibli Films

Studio Ghibli has released so many quality films over the years that I had a hard time limiting myself to five films for this list. After some deliberation, I was finally able to whittle it down to the five films that I included on this list. In full disclosure, I have to admit that at […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

Viz Media Releases New Studio Ghibli Hard Cover ‘The Art of Princess Mononoke’

Viz Media Releases New Studio Ghibli Hard Cover ‘The Art of Princess Mononoke’

Viz Media is set to release a new special edition Princess Mononoke art book at the end of this month, complete with a new translation and aesthetically pleasing hard cover! Good news to soothe our souls from Studio Ghibli’s co-founder, Hayao Miyasaki’s retirement announcement early this month. (He might be serious this time!) “We are very […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

The Wind Rises to such great heights.

The Wind Rises (Kaze tachinu) is in every respect a beautiful film, a magnificent film for fans of animation, history, and love stories. It is a visual symphony on film. It rises and falls in torrents of beauty and emotion crashing before your eyes. If you allow it, the film will carry you away, and […]

 Alan Smithee

‘When Marnie Was There’ — Studio Ghibli’s Next Movie

‘When Marnie Was There’ — Studio Ghibli’s Next Movie

Hayao Miyazaki may be retired and has handed the reins over to various other directors, but his illustrious studio continues to make great films, the latest of which is a remake of the 1967 Joan Robinson novel “When Marnie Was There”.

 Ryan Wilson

Hayao Miyazaki Retiring From Movie Industry

Hayao Miyazaki Retiring From Movie Industry

Anime is losing a legend.

 Ryan Wilson

Gaming this Week: Week of 1/20/2013

Gaming this Week: Week of 1/20/2013

Sure is getting Ghibli in here.

 Alan Smithee

Daddy Time – Howl’s Moving Castle

Daddy Time – Howl’s Moving Castle

I’ve got a bit of a confession to make. I haven’t seen every Miyazaki movie. There I’ve said it and I feel much better for getting it off my chest. There is a plus side to this revelation, and that is that I now have a chance to watch the entire collection of Studio Ghibli […]

 Ryan Wilson

Ni no Kuni Coming to the US Early Next Year

Ni no Kuni Coming to the US Early Next Year

Remember that awesome looking, Studio Ghibli animated RPG that looked far too good to ever leave Japanese shores? About that…

 Robert Chesley

VIDEO: 80s era Studio Ghibli’s “Little Nemo” Treatment

VIDEO: 80s era Studio Ghibli’s “Little Nemo” Treatment

Did you know that Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli was planning on bringing “Little Nemo” to life?

 Alan Smithee

Arrietty – UK Trailer

Arrietty – UK Trailer

I’m a bit sad that we’re going to have to wait all the way until February of 2012 to get this in the theaters here in the US, but if the trailer above is any indication of how good a movie it should be, it’ll be well worth the wait.

 Alan Smithee

Ni no Kuni Has My Full Attention

Ni no Kuni Has My Full Attention

Studio Ghibli (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away) has teamed up with Level 5 (Professor Layton) to make an RPG that will both becoming to the DS and the PS3, and all us guys here at WPR…at least the RPG fans plan on importing it if the game does not get a wide release. Ni no Kuni […]