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With the announcement of Studio Ghibli's new film opening in Japan July 14, this upcoming year promises to be monumental for the award-winning studio.

Here's more of what's coming up celebrating both the legacy and future of the iconic animation house.

To see Hayao Miyazaki's features on a big screen is to experience a world of wonder unlike any other

–Kenneth Turan / Los Angeles Times

Studio Ghibli Fest 2023

Studio Ghibli Fest returns with ALL TEN feature films from Hayao Miyazaki, plus the North American premiere of SPIRITED AWAY: Live on Stage

Spirited Away: Live on Stage

Premiering in North American cinemas April 23, 25, 27 & May 2

Performed by two unique casts and filmed during the show's acclaimed 2022 run at Tokyo's historic Imperial Theatre

Adapted and directed by Tony Award®-winner John Caird (Les Misérables)

Ghibli Park Opens in Japan

Totoro at the Ghibli Park

"Ghibli's animation has always felt destined to be turned into a theme park. Hayao Miyazaki, the studio's co-founder, is one of the all-time great imaginary world-builders...

In Japan, the release of a new Ghibli film is a national event, and the studio's most popular characters are ubiquitous: plump Totoro, mysterious No Face, the grinning Cat Bus, googly-eyed soot sprites.

As a kind of shorthand, Miyazaki is often called the Walt Disney of Japan."

Spirited Away to Miyazaki Land
article from
The New York Times Magazine

LOEWE x Howl's Moving Castle

LOEWE Advertisement

Luxury label LOEWE collaborates with Studio Ghibli to release a handbag and apparel collection inspired by the film Howl's Moving Castle.

International pre-orders opened Feb 2 with items selling out by Feb 7.


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Bring the Magic to Your Theater

All 23 titles from Studio Ghibli are available for theatrical programming

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, GKIDS is the producer and distributor of artist-driven and award-winning animation from around the world.

The company has scored an astounding 12 Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations with The Secret of Kells in 2010, A Cat in Paris and Chico & Rita in 2012, Ernest & Celestine in 2014, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and Song of the Sea in 2015, Boy and the World and When Marnie Was There in 2016, My Life as a Zucchini in 2017, The Breadwinner in 2018, Mirai in 2019, and Wolfwalkers in 2021.

GKIDS handles North American distribution for the famed Studio Ghibli library of films, one of the world's most coveted animation collections with titles Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke and others; as well as the critically acclaimed television series, NEON GENESIS EVANGELION.

Also, GKIDS is the founder and host of ANIMATION IS FILM, the annual LA-based film festival which embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form, and is a vocal advocate for filmmakers who push the boundaries of the medium to its fullest range of artistic expressions. www.gkids.com