Tag: Japan

Miyazaki Not Retiring After All?

At the Toronto International Film Festival, Studio Ghibli Vice President Junichi Nishioka indicated that famed director Hayao Miyazaki might not retire after The Boy and the Heron, as previously reported. Check out Nishioka’s translated statement here: “Other people say that this might ...

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New Miyazaki Film Featured at NYFF

Hayao Miyazaki‘s new anime film, The Boy and the Heron/How Do You Live has been selected to screen at 2023’s New York Film Festival for its American premiere. The latest Studio Ghibli release follows in the footsteps of Miyazaki’s last feature-length film, The Wind Rises, from a de...

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Wizarding World Studio Tour Will Open in Japan in June 2023

This is not a drill: the Harry Potter Studio Tour Japan is opening this year! It will open on June 16th. The official website states: “This will be the largest indoor Harry Potter attraction in the world and the first Warner Bros. Studio Tour to open in Asia. Building on the success of Warner...

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Next Film Revealed

Studio Ghibli has slated a new movie, How Do You Live, for July 14th, 2023, in Japanese cinemas. This would be exciting news in and of itself, but animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement (again) for the venture. At this time, the title is all that’s known about the movie, ...

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Splatoon 3 Sales Skyrocket in Japan

Nintendo doesn’t have to wait for the ink to dry on its newest shooter. According to Games Radar, Splatoon 3 sold over 3.45 million copies in Japan in its first three days of release, making it the country’s fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game in the period. The previous champion, Animal Crossi...

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Star Wars Visions Season 2: From Anime Sampler to World Tour

Star Wars Visions executive producer James Waugh recently discussed season 2 with Deadline. Specifically, the topic turned towards the more diverse art style of season 2’s installments. While each episode in season 1 had a unique look created by anime studios, season 2 will switch it up even more ...

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