Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale Of Princess Kaguya’ On DVD & Blu-Ray NOW!

kaguya Legendary Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork called The Tale Of Princess Kaguya. It features an all-star cast including Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Lucy Liu and more. Recently, this animated folktale is available on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand!

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady (Chloe Grace Moretz). The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

The DVD and Blu-ray contains many features including:

  • “Isao Takahata and His Tale of the Princess Kaguya” – an 86 minute documentary on the making of the film
  • Announcement of the completion of the film
  • Japanese Trailers and TV Spots
  • US Trailers

Meanwhile, check out some great clips and a behind the scenes look from the film below!

 

 

 

Disney Teams With Studio Ghibli To Bring 3 Great Titles To You On Blu-Ray February 3rd!

For the first time ever, Disney is teaming up with the amazing Studio Ghibli to bring you three amazing titles — Tales from Earthsea, Porco Rosso and Pom Poko — that will be released on Blu-ray February 3rd, 2015!

Check out  what you’d be missing from these fantastic titles:

POM POKO

Studio Ghibli presents a film about the clash between modern civilization and the natural world from acclaimed director Isao Takahata. The raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The raccoons practice and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are even able to appear as humans. In often hilarious ways, the raccoons use their powers to try to scare off the advance of civilization. But will it be enough? Or will the raccoons learn how to live in balance with the modern world? Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures who live among us in “Pom Poko”.

 

PORCO ROSSO

Take flight with “Porco Rosso,” a valiant World War I flying ace! From tropical Adriatic settings to dazzling aerial maneuvers, this action-adventure from world-renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki is full of humor, courage and chivalry. When “Porco”—whose face has been trans- formed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell—infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a rival pilot, to get rid of him. On the ground, the two pilots compete for the affections of the beautiful Gina. But it’s in the air where the true battles are waged. Will our hero be victorious?

 

TALES FROM EARTHSEA

An epic animated adventure directed by Goro Miyazaki, “Tales From Earthsea” features the voices of Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, Cheech Marin and Mariska Hargitay. Based on the classic “Earthsea” fantasy book series by Ursula K. Le Guin, “Tales From Earthsea” is set in a mythical world filled with magic and bewitchment. In the land of Earthsea, crops are dwindling, dragons have reappeared and humanity is giving way to chaos. Journey with Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk, a master wizard, and Arren, a troubled young prince, on a tale of redemption and self-discovery as they search for the force behind the mysterious imbalance that threatens to destroy their world.

Are you ready for these wonderfully animated adventures on February 3rd?

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