Thursday, February 14, 2019

Nine Japanese animated films in Pittsburgh for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019, from April 7.





GKIDS announced the line-up for its Studio Ghibli Fest 2019, which will bring nine films to American theaters from April through December:

  • Howl's Moving Castle (ハウルの動く城): April 7, April 8, April 10
  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (風の谷のナウシカ): May 20 and May 21
  • Whisper of the Heart (耳をすませば): July 1 and July 2
  • Kiki's Delivery Service (魔女の宅急便): July 28, July 29, and July 30
  • My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ): August 25, August 26, and August 28
  • The Secret World of Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ)): September 29, and September 30
  • Spirited Away (千と千尋の神隠し): October 27, October 28, and October 30
  • Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫): November 17, November 18, and November 20
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語): December 16 and December 18

There will be screenings in Japanese with English subtitles as well as English-dubbed versions. Tickets for all shows will go on sale March 7; films are likely to play at local Cinemark theaters, as in years past.