February 2001

February 21, 2001 Studio Ghibli opens book page
Studio Ghibli has opened its own book page at http://www.ntv.co.jp/ghibli/shuppan/index.html, listing books published by Ghibli.  According to this page, in April Ghibli will publish a book about Masahiro Ioka, the art director of Heidi and Anne of Green Gables.  The book will also include an article by Takahata-San, and interviews with Miyazaki-San and other Ghibli staff members.

February 21, 2001 Princess Mononoke nominated for the Nebula Award
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has nominated the script of Princess Mononoke (by Hayao Miyazaki and Neil Gaiman) for its Nebula Award. The winners of the Award will be announced at the 2001 Nebula Awards Weekend to be held in Los Angeles on April 27-29, 2001.

For more information, see SFWA's site at http://www.sfwa.org/awards/2001/prelim.htm