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News on the English Voice Cast for Ponyo

Submitted by Sophiesan

--LLin 19:22, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

Bundle of Links

  • Ghibli Channel streams a Miyazaki's interview that was recorded after a lecture about Yoshie Hotta (mp3 podcast) by Miyazaki at the Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature.
  • According to the Ghibli Asemamire radio show, a talk (presumably translated to the local language) by Toshio Suzuki to promote Ponyo assist promotion in foreign countries.
  • Miyazaki will participates in a 10th anniversary memory symposium of the Totoro Foundation as one of the panelists. The symposium will be held on November 29. Artwork from the TOTORO FOREST PROJECT will exhibited at the symposium hall.

Thanks to T. Ishikawa for the news.

--LLin 22:56, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Miyazaki Critical of Prime Minister's Manga Habit

A Reuters article reinforces Miyazaki's rather dour view of Japanese popular culture. On the PM's choice of reading material:

It's an embarrassment," Miyazaki said in a rare news conference. "That's something that should be done in private."

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 16:13, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

European News Bits

  • Dolmen Editorial has released the Only Yesterday manga in Spain (two volumes) with covers drawn by Guillem March, now an artist with DC Comics.

Thanks to Michal Durys and Miguel Ortega for the news.

--LLin 22:19, 7 November 2008 (UTC)