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Ponyo Tidbits from the Studio Ghibli Diary

Thanks to T. Ishikawa for the news.

--LLin 23:11, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

Ponyo in the LA Times and Entertainment Weekly

Ponyo lands as the final movie in the LA Times' Summer Movies Sneaks 2009: Family movies. Entertainment Weekly has a brief preview with quotes from Pixar's John Lasseter.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 08:23, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

More Detailed "Ninokuni" Talk & Imagery

Last week’s Famitsu interview with Suzuki Toshio on Studio Ghibli’s video game project "Ninokuni", which was partly translated at 1up.com, was part of a larger conversation for Suzuki’s radio show Ghibli Asmemire. It was aired last Sunday and GhibliWorld has a completer version of their talk backed up with more new imagery.

The conversation & imagery can be found here.

--08:41, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

New "Ninokuni" Screenshots

In addition to the earlier interview on "Ninokuni" new sceenshots have now also been released and can be found at GhibliWorld.

English Subbed Miyazaki Interview

From AICN via 1up.com Miyazaki talks about "Ninokuni", the Nintendo DS game that resulted from Studio Ghibli's collaboration with developer Level 5.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 05:38, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

Ponyo at Los Angeles Film Festival

From AnimeNewsNetwork comes word that Ponyo is the closing film at the 2009 LAFF (June 18-28). The film opens in US theaters on August 14.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 23:25, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Sherlock Hound on YouTube

12 episodes of Sherlock Hound are viewable at YouTube having been uploaded by the rights- holder TMS.

Thank to Stephen Lewis for the news.

--LLin 15:34, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

US Blu-ray Listings, "Ponyo" Trailer

While no date is listed Amazon.com is prepped for the Blu-ray releases of:

Dark Horizons reports that a trailer for Ponyo is attached to front of "Ice Age 3".

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 15:04, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

New Grave of the Fireflies R1 DVD, Studio Ghibli Exhibition in Beverly Hills

Anime News Network reports that the R1 DVD rights to Grave of the Fireflies have shifted to ADV from Central Park Media, which recently declared bankruptcy. CPM released two DVDs , one of which was a rare legitimate region zero DVD. The ADV release is scheduled for July 7 but no details other than the price ($19.98) are listed.

A press release via ANN about "ANIME! High Art - Pop Culture" lists Studio Ghibli as one of the exhibition's themes. It opens on May 15 and runs through August 23.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news.

--LLin 17:50, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Ponyo, Conan, The Cat Returns, and proto-Nemo

A couple bits via Ain't It Cool News:

Screenings on TV in countries other than the US continue with Film4 in the UK showing The Cat Returns at 14:55 on May 4.

Thanks to Daniel Zelter and David Pearce for the news.

--LLin 04:48, 3 May 2009 (UTC)