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The Red Turtle, Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit The new film from Studio Ghibli (in conjunction with Wild Bunch) tells the story of a man who is shipwrecked on a deserted island. As he...

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Animation: Tale of the Princess Kaguya

March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Revered Japanese animation director Isao Takahata, co-founder of our beloved Studio Ghibli, has made his first feature length animated film in fourteen years. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is based on a traditional Japanese...

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The Wind Rises, in cinemas May 9th.  As long time blog readers will know, we’re huge fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli in general. So, as you’d imagine we’re pretty excited to be offering...

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Animation: the Wind Rises out tomorrow

May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

After the usual long wait between the original Japanese screenings and it arriving on our shores (it always seems such a long wait! Worth it, but long!), tomorrow finally sees the release of The Wind...

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The Wind Rises, in cinemas May 9th.  As long time blog readers will know, we’re huge fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli in general. So, as you’d imagine we’re pretty excited to be offering...

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Film: posters for latest Miyazaki-san film

June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The wonderful Studio Ghibli has released more artwork for the latest animated film from global treasure Hayao Miyazaki, Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises), in the form of new widescreen posters. The film, which follows Tatsuo...

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Gold Diggin’ #1

December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Down here in the Forbidden Planet International dungeon archives, I’m forever coming across treasure of all kinds: rare, brilliant, bargainous, weird, wonderful, etc. Unfortunately, the brass upstairs weren’t too keen on my original plan of hoarding it...

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Just how lovely are these illustrations? The films of the wonderful Studio Ghibli re-imagined as if they had been old school Penguin paperback editions. Smile inducing work by Jason K, who is selling them as...

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The Borrower Arrietty

June 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

(trouble finding an English language move poster so here’s the French one for Arrietty, (c) Studio Ghibli) It’s no secret to regular readers of the blog that I’m a huge lover of all forms of...

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