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GKids Acquires Kokurikozaka Kara

by Florete
Jun 6, 2012 1:39 PM | 10 Comments
According to Variety, GKids has acquired North American rights to Kokurikozaka Kara (From Up On Poppy Hill).

GKids will qualify the film for the 2013 Academy Awards and plans for a March release.

Source: Variety

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Guys please stop comparing GKids to 4Kids it's NOT the same. They've done all the other amazing Ghibli films okay?

This one came out after Arrietty and I was wondering when it'd get licensed. That's a lot faster than I had expected. I'm happy.

Jun 7, 2012 10:22 AM by KayChan4U

They also got Letters to Momo. I have a local art theater nearby, I hope they choose them to play these movies when they get localized.

Jun 6, 2012 7:38 PM by ovoon7

Looks like they are licensing loads of Ghibli movies.

Jun 6, 2012 7:11 PM by Ryougi_Shiki_

DraconisMarch said:
Who the hell is GKids?

Sister of 4Kidz.

Jun 6, 2012 6:25 PM by Confucius

DraconisMarch said:
Who the hell is GKids?

Going off of this list they also licensed Laputa: Castle in the Sky, Kiki's Delivery Service, My Neighbour Tortoro, Nausicaa of the Valley Wind, Porco Rosso, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away, along with some other stuff from Ghibli, and Summer Wars.

Jun 6, 2012 6:17 PM by mitch3315

All I can think of is 4Kids and that is enough to make me avoid everything.

Jun 6, 2012 5:56 PM by Glitterati

Who the hell is GKids?

Jun 6, 2012 5:16 PM by DraconisMarch

need to start watching this one and arietta

Jun 6, 2012 3:33 PM by Mr_Gutts

*Bakugans, I hope you mean. Bakuman is all about a part of Japanese culture.

Jun 6, 2012 3:10 PM by Nickienator

Never heard of GKids...
Nor of Kokurikozaka Kara...
But that's cool American children won't be r4ped by these silly Bakumans and Pokemons that are currently airing!!! Now they'll get some "culture"!

Jun 6, 2012 1:55 PM by icantfeelmyarms

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