This is a reformatted version of the passage about Disney-Tokuma alliance that used to appear in Studio Ghibli's now-defunct English website. It first appeared around summer 1996. Its original location was http://www.ntv.co.jp/GHIBLI/forum/what_e.html.
On the alliance of Disney and Tokuma Group
As reported in the media, the Tokuma Group, consisting of Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., STUDIO GHIBLI Co., Ltd. and DAIEI Co., Ltd., will form an alliance with The Walt Disney Studios for the international distribution of its motion pictures and videogrames. They have also agreed to expand their cooperation in the development of multimedia in the future.
As the first step in this direction, The Walt Disney Studios will distribute worldwide the motion pictures and videograms of the Tokuma Group. The titles to be distributed are:
With Disney's commitment to maintaining the quality of the original titles, there will be no changes to music and sequences in foreign language versions. It is our great pleasure to be able to offer superior standards while making available for the enjoyment of audiences outside Japan these very high quality works.