August 2004

August 31, 2004 "Howl" in Wired Magazine
The August issue of Wired contains an article titled "The Giants of Anime are Coming and covers Howl's Moving Castle along with Ghost in the Shell: Innocence and Steamboy.

Thanks to Ron Pool for the link.

August 19, 2004 "Howl" Premiere Date
The film shows at the Venice Film Festival on September 5th at 5:00pm.

Thanks to Giovanni Crisci for the news.

August 13, 2004 Win a "Grave of the Fireflies" DVD! and Optimum Asia are giving away five copies of the UK release of Grave of the Fireflies. Complete rules and details on the DVD Giveaway page.

The content ends August 20th, good luck!

August 3, 2004 "Howl's Moving Castle" Completed
According to the Ghibli production diary (English translation soon), "Howl" is finally completed. The Number 0 test screening was held on July 30.

The release date of "Howl" is listed on official Howl site as November 20th.