• Kyodo


Studio Ghibli’s classic animation film “My Neighbor Totoro” is being adapted into a stage play for Britain’s prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company from October, Nippon Television Network Corp., one of the production’s collaborators, said Wednesday.

The 1988 film directed by Oscar-winning anime creator Hayao Miyazaki will be turned into a live production under British playwright Tom Morton-Smith and director Phelim McDermott, with famed composer Joe Hisaishi providing the music.

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