Netflix Releases 21 Studio Ghibli Masterpieces Around The World

Netflix Releases 21 Studio Ghibli Masterpieces Around The World

Must Read

List of Guaranty Trust Bank Sort Codes & Branches (with addresses) in Nigeria

The sort code is a number which usually identifies both the bank and the branch where an account is...

Top 10 Most Expensive Universities In Nigeria

For many Nigerians, high-quality higher education is a luxury. There are many private universities who are known not only...

Zenith Bank FY 2019 Financial Statement: Fear the Bank’s Staff more than the Yahoo Boys

The Board of Zenith Bank PLC, on Friday, 21st February 2020 released the bank’s audited full financial statement for...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Netflix announced today that beginning on February 1, 21 films from Studio Ghibli, the Academy Award®-winning Japanese art house, will be made available on the service globally (excluding US, Canada, Japan), through distribution partner Wild Bunch International, as part of the company’s continued efforts to grow its best-in-class library of animated films. 

For the first time ever, this expansive catalogue of Studio Ghibli films will be subtitled in 28 languages and dubbed in up to 20 languages. This partnership will enable fans in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America to enjoy beloved classics, such as Academy Award®-winner Spirited AwayPrincess MononokeArrietty, Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, and The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, among others, in their native languages.

Producer Toshio Suzuki at Studio Ghibli said, “In this day and age, there are various great ways a film can reach audiences. We’ve listened to our fans and have made the definitive decision to stream our film catalogue. We hope people around the world will discover the world of Studio Ghibli through this experience”. 

Vincent Maraval, Chief Executive Officer at Wild Bunch International said, “In finding the best digital partner for Studio Ghibli, our most valuable and faithful collaborators for 20 years, the Netflix team convinced us with their consistent love and energy for finding the best ways to promote the incredible and unique catalogue worldwide with respect to the Studio Ghibli philosophy”. 

Aram Yacoubian, Director of Original Animation at Netflix, said, “This is a dream come true for Netflix and millions of our members. Studio Ghibli’s animated films are legendary and have enthralled fans around the world for over 35 years. We’re excited to make them available in more languages across Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia – so that more people can enjoy this whimsical and wonderful world of animation.”

Below is the release schedule for Studio Ghibli films on Netflix:

  • February 1, 2020:
    • Castle in the Sky (1986), My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), Only Yesterday (1991), Porco Rosso (1992), Ocean Waves (1993), Tales from Earthsea (2006)
  • March 1, 2020:
    • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Princess Mononoke (1997), My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999), Spirited Away (2001), The Cat Returns (2002), Arrietty (2010), The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
  • April 1, 2020:
    • Pom Poko (1994), Whisper of the Heart (1995), Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (2008), From Up on Poppy Hill (2011), The Wind Rises (2013), When Marnie Was There (2014)
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

Coronavirus: It’s Potential Effect on Nigeria’s Economy – Report

On the last day of 2019, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) China office heard the first reports of a...

Namibia is the First African Country to Export Beef to the US

NAMIBIA'S first consignment of beef to the United States of America has left, after 18 years of extensive negotiations between the two countries. Deputy prime...

Could The Coronavirus affect Manufacturing and the Price Of Solar?

Since 2009 China has been the world’s largest exporter of goods across various sectors. Whilst its key exports are automatic data processing machines, clothing,...

Focus on Customer experience is crucial in healthcare facilities – Report

With the cost of retaining a customer much lower than that of acquiring a new one, customer satisfaction is becoming increasingly important in various...
%d bloggers like this: