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Earwig and the Witch Coming to Theaters and HBO Max

GKIDS will release Studio Ghibli’s new feature Earwig and the Witch in both theaters and on streaming in early February, followed by a home entertainment release in the spring. The film will open theatrically on February 3, 2021, in both Japanese subtitled and English dub versions. The film will appear in select theaters nationwide with …

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Wolfwalkers Release Date, Trailer and Prologue Revealed

GKIDS today announced the theatrical Wolfwalkers release date, plus a new trailer and the prologue have been revealed. The film is set to open in 500 theaters starting on November 13 and is debuting on Apple TV+ on December 11. Tickets are available now at WolfwalkersMovie.com and participating theater box offices. The U.S. theatrical release …

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Wolfwalkers Set for Theatrical and Apple TV+ Releases

Apple TV+ today unveiled the trailer for the new animated film Wolfwalkers, which will be released in theaters on November 13 by GKIDS and premiere globally on Apple TV+ on December 11. You can watch trailers and view more images below! An Apple Original Film, Wolfwalkers is the latest from two-time Academy Award-nominated director Tomm …

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Satoshi Kon’s Tokyo Godfathers Returning to Theaters in March

GKIDS and Fathom Events announced today that Tokyo Godfathers, the critically-acclaimed animated feature from director Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue, Paprika), will return to theaters in a new 4K restoration this March. GKIDS previously re-released a remastered version of Satoshi Kon’s groundbreaking psychological thriller Perfect Blue in 2018 in partnership with Fathom Events. ASIFA-Hollywood recently announced …

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English Weathering with You Cast Includes Pace, Brie and Ahmed

GKIDS has announced the English Weathering with You cast, which includes Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hobbit trilogy), Alison Brie (GLOW, The LEGO Movie films), and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Venom). The full English voice cast, in order of appearance, includes: Brandon Engman as Hodaka; Ashley Boettcher as Hina; Lee Pace as Suga; …

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Studio Ghibli Movies to Be Available for Digital Download Dec. 17

GKIDS announced today that it will release the catalogue of Japan’s legendary, Oscar-winning animation house Studio Ghibli for digital download-to-own (order here) in the United States and Canada on December 17, 2019. The Studio Ghibli movies will be available to purchase in both English and Japanese languages on all major digital transactional platforms starting tomorrow, Dec. 3. …

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The New Trailer for Weathering with You, Coming to Theaters in January

GKIDS has released the new trailer for Weathering with You, which is coming to theaters nationwide on January 17, 2020. The anticipated film, and Japan’s official submission for the Academy Award for Best International Film, will have fan preview screenings on January 15th and 16th as well. The fan preview screenings will feature an exclusive video interview …

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HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films

HBO Max will bring the wonder of Japan’s legendary, Oscar-winning animation house, Studio Ghibli, to its slate of premium content that will be available at launch in the spring of 2020. HBO Max will be the US streaming home to the entire Studio Ghibli film library, one of the world’s most coveted and revered animation …

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GKIDS to Release Chinese Animated Film White Snake

GKIDS announced today that the Chinese animated film White Snake, an official selection at Annecy and Animation Is Film Festival, will be released in Los Angeles and New York. The film will open in Los Angeles on November 15 at the Landmark Nuart and in New York on November 29 at City Cinemas, as well as in …

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Ride Your Wave Acquired by GKIDS for an Early 2020 Release

GKIDS announced today it has acquired the North American distribution rights for the animated feature Ride Your Wave, which recently premiered at the Annecy film festival in competition. The film will receive a theatrical release early next year. Ride Your Wave marks GKIDS’ fourth title from visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, following local releases of Lu Over the …

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GKIDS and Fathom Announce Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 Lineup

After kicking off in 2017 and returning for an even more successful 2018, Studio Ghibli Fest is back for 2019. GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events are continuing their collaboration and delivering a new and expanded selection of celebrated animated films to U.S. cinemas throughout the year with Studio …

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Mirai is Coming to U.S. Theaters Late November

GKIDS and Fathom Events have announced the U.S. debut of Mirai. The Japanese animated film from Mamoru Hosoda, the celebrated director behind The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and Japan’s Studio Chizu, premiered at Cannes in the “Directors’ Fortnight” section. The film will be released in both …

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