• Kyodo


Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it has acquired all theatrical, home video and television rights to director Hayao Miyazaki’s animated film, “Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi” (“Spirited Away”), in North America.

“Spirited Away,” which set box office records in Japan, will be released in North America this fall, said Dick Cook, chairman of Walt Disney Studios.

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