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Two Studio Ghibli Movies Due in Summer 2013

by dtshyk
Dec 13, 2012 2:27 AM | 105 Comments
According to Cinema Today, Studio Ghibli has announced two new movies which will be premiered in the summer of 2013 simultaneously. One is "Kaze Tachinu" directed and written by Miyazaki Hayao, and the other is "Kaguya-hime no Monogatari" directed and written by Takahata Isao.

Kaze Tachinu official website
Kaguya-hime no Monogatari official website

Kaze Tachinu is based on Hori Tatsuo's novel and is about a girl who is suffering from tuberculosis and the real-life engineer Horikoshi Jiro.
Kaguya-hime no Monogatari is based on the Japanese old folktale Taketori Monogatari.

Sources: Cinema Today, Mainichi

News credit: [profile=symbv]symbv[/profile]

Kaze Tachinu on MAL
Kaguya-hime no Monogatari on MAL

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One million of BD/DVD that contain 6 minutes of the footage of Kaguya-hime (named "The Prologue") will be distributed for free at the 344 theaters which will show the movie on Nov 23rd:

Cover design for the free package

Nov 12, 2013 1:32 AM by symbv

It is a shame in 2013 to have such a design.

Nov 8, 2013 8:39 AM by Skipchmosha

pikeman1 said:
new trailer for Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
3 min trailer.. that's a long one.

Nov 8, 2013 8:14 AM by symbv

Yay! Such good news to hear.

Nov 8, 2013 7:53 AM by genesis350

new trailer for Kaguya-hime no Monogatari

Nov 8, 2013 7:50 AM by pikeman1

I almost miss out on this great news. Now that I'm aware of these two, I will make sure to get the front row seats :)

May 12, 2013 12:01 AM by ThangLong

hell yeah baby.....i love you japan......yes....................two new dreams are coming :3

Mar 23, 2013 7:01 AM by lakshika

Both movies actually sound really really cool and I can't wait. I think it's about time I start watching the rest of the Ghibli films I haven't seen there are still like 10 of them. Perhaps I'll have a sort of marathon in April and watch 1 movie per day.

Mar 22, 2013 8:41 PM by LayedBack

actually, im more exited about the fact that Takahata is making a new film than anything else. The man is unique, is such a fortune that he and Miyazaki are still making movies, and great movies!

Mar 22, 2013 8:18 PM by Manu_

Ghibli is my childhood savior
Looking forward to this xD

Jan 8, 2013 8:18 AM by Archlyte

Awesome! Can't wait for their release. :D Two Studio Ghibli movies in one year...I'm in.

Jan 7, 2013 5:45 PM by Sekina

Sounds promising. Both of the stories are masterpieces that could be enjoyable for mature audience. Just hope Miyazaki and Takahata will not make them girlish/childish, but maybe it's hopeless in light of their target audience.

Jan 7, 2013 5:44 PM by eminagnam

Finally something to look forward to :)

Jan 7, 2013 5:29 PM by ShojoSamurai

Count me in.

Dec 22, 2012 6:25 PM by RandomPerson4


Dec 22, 2012 6:18 PM by Madoruche

T-two Ghibli movies?!
Awwww yeeeaahhh.

Dec 17, 2012 1:00 AM by MettatonEX

i just had a heart attack

Dec 16, 2012 7:38 PM by StreetSmartz

will be waiting and have really high hope for the both of them

Dec 15, 2012 11:17 AM by Mr_Gutts

Such a great new :D can't wait for it ≧'◡'≦

Dec 15, 2012 10:04 AM by saiyagok


Dec 15, 2012 8:51 AM by Keilis

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