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Ghibli Blu-rays in November

Studiocanal have announced the next batch of Studio Ghibli titles coming to UK Blu-ray. Available from 12 November 2012 is My Neighbour Totoro and Castle of Cagliostro...

My Neighbour Totoro - From Hayao Miyazaki, My Neighbour Totoro is a charming tale about 10-year-old Satsuki and her inquisitive younger sister Mei who move to a new home in the country to be closer to their mother in hospital. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits and magic, and the friendship of the big fluffy Totoro woodland creatures.

Features include:

  • Region B
  • 1080P Widescreen
  • Japanese and English LPCM 2.0
  • English subtitles
  • Storyboards
  • Creating My Neighbor Totoro
  • Creating the Characters
  • The Totoro Experience
  • Producer’s Perspective: Creating Ghibli
  • The Locations of Totoro
  • Scoring Miyazaki
  • Behind the Microphone
  • Textless Opening
  • Textless Closing
  • Original Japanese Theatrical Trailers
  • Studio Ghibli Collection Trailers

Castle of Cagliostro - The first feature film by Hayao Miyazaki, Castle of Cagliostro is a movie instalment in the hugely popular Lupin III animated TV series, of which Miyazaki had written and directed a number of episodes.

Here, our iconic super-thief Lupin pulls off a thrilling heist at a Monte Carlo casino, only to discover the spoils are counterfeit. Lupin traces the fake bills to the country of Cagliostro where an evil Count is generating forged money and distributing it worldwide. With partners in tow (including a retired gangster, a modern-day samurai, and a beautiful female thief) Lupin heads to Cagliostro where he also finds a promise of hidden treasure and Clarice, a beautiful Princess in need of rescuing from the Count’s dastardly clutches.

Features include:
  • Region B
  • Mono 2.0 & DTS-HD MA Japanese
  • English language and Japanese with subtitles
  • Picture in Picture
  • Trailer


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