In the mid ’80s, the anime stable was struggling following back-to-back box office flops. All that changed with the arrival of a young witch.
A new Studio Ponoc film is the first anime ever commissioned by the IOC.
The Japanese animation house continued a noble tradition by teasing a fake upcoming sequel.
The creative minds behind Japan’s newest animation house share their vision for the future.
There’s shades of Spirited Away and Kiki’s Delivery Service in this charming animation from Studio Ponoc.
By Beth Webb
How this great grey tree-dweller became the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s most beloved creation.
Studio Ghibli take their unique brand of anime magic to the small screen.
A Japanese ramen company has reimagined Hayao Miyazaki’s sky-high heroine.
This Japanese anime from Sunao Katabuchi doesn’t quite reach the dizzy heights of Studio Ghibli.
The ecological message at the heart of Hayao Miyazaki’s 1997 film feels even more urgent today.
By Amy Bowker
The animation house has unveiled plans to build a theme park on the Aichi expo site.
Michaël Dudok de Wit reveals how traditional animation comes to life.
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There’s an ecological thread running though this delightful animated fable from Studio Ghibli.
The Japanese animator will bow out with Boro the Caterpillar, a passion project 20 years in the making.
By Jack Godwin
Never-Ending Man offers rare insight into the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s creative process.
The first feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc bears all the hallmarks of Studio Ghibli.
The legendary Studio Ghibli director is reportedly working on a new feature-length project.