The 2nd Dimension

Sunday, April 24, 2005

New Howl's US Trailer and Ad Poster, Etc.

Disney has opened up the official Howl's Moving Castle website complete with an all new US trailer. You can also see the new promotional poster at Dark Horizons. Finally, the original Japanese trailers are still available at Online Ghibli.

In related news, Hayao Miyazaki has make the Time magazine list of the 100 most influential people in the area of Arts and Entertainment. The list includes names such as Michael Moore, Johnny Depp, Quentin Tarantino, and Clint Eastwood.

And in even more Ghibli news, Anime News Network has info on the next Studio Ghibli film.

According to Nanjing Morning Post, Studio Ghibli has decided that its next feature movie project will be an adaptation of chinese children's novel, "Wo Diu Shile wo de Xiao Nan Hai (I Lost my Little Boy)."
Despite being only 5000 words long, the recently published novel topped several Chinese best sellers lists when it was released. Writen by a Chinese author by the name of Yishu, I Lost my Little Boy tells the story of Mimi, a young boy suffering from heart disease.
According to the Nanjing Morning Post the movie will be released in 2006, however Studio Ghibli has yet to announce the project. The Nanjing Morning Post makes no mention of who will direct the movie.

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