• Compiled From Kyodo, Staff Report


Studio Ghibli will release a new animated film next summer based on a novel by British writer Mary Norton, the leading “anime” creator said Wednesday.

The film, “Karigurashi no Arrietty” (“Arrietty Borrows Everything”), is directed by Ghibli animator Hiromasa Yonebayashi, with the assistance of anime great Hayao Miyazaki, Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki said at a press conference.

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