Goodbye Studio Ghibli?? by Aisha Anime

The legend will always live on though the past gems we watched.

The legend will always live on though the past gems we watched.

Toshio Suzuki has announced the possible closure of Studio Ghibli. Here’s a translated version of the news article:

"Just moments ago, Toshio Suzuki, Studio Ghibli producer, announced on the TV show of the MBS Jounetsu Tairiku chain effectively as announced as sources close to the studio, Studio Ghibli will close and production studio anime, leaving himself only as a company that will manage its trademarks. As stated in the program’s producer, "the production department of anime will be dismantled," which coincides with the data that we gave in our previous post on this decision had been taken from spring after the poor reception at the box office of Kaguya-hime no Monogatari.

In the interview, Suzuki has also admitted that it was a major setback for the study progress Hayao Miyazaki, one of the reasons already unveiled the portal Rakuten Woman. Once we have access to the full TV interview, adding more data. No doubt that this is a very sad news for Japanese animation, of which we are all fans, because it is undeniable everything Studio Ghibli has given the anime. Please remember that what will be his last film, Omoide no Marnie, premiered at the Japanese box office on 19 July.”

It has been rumored this decision was taken due to Suzuki's pancreatic cancer.

Last film 'When Marnie was there.'

Last film 'When Marnie was there.'

UPDATE: Has someone taken the translation wrong?? As many reports are saying that the only thing changing is restructuring within the company.

More updates as soon as they come in!

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