Studio Ghibli Movies Debut on HBO Max Next Wednesday

While the Studio Ghibli library movies have been available on Netflix outside the U.S. since February, the film collection will officially debut on the new streaming service HBO Max on Wed., May 27, Stateside.

The beloved Studio Ghibli catalog includes 21 classic titles:

  • Castle in the Sky
  • The Cat Returns
  • From Up On Poppy Hill
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • My Neighbors the Yamadas
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Ocean Waves
  • Only Yesterday
  • Pom Poko
  • Ponyo
  • Porco Rosso
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Spirited Away
  • The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
  • Tales From Earthsea
  • When Marnie Was There
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • The Wind Rises

Toshio Suzuki, chief-producer and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, said he’s very pleased with the Ghibli library debuting on HBO Max as he has always been a fan of Warner Bros. properties. “Whenever I watch a Clint Eastwood film it says ‘Warner Bros…So, I’ve always wanted to work with Warner Bros. for a long time. The person in charge at GKIDS [CEO Eric Beckman] was very excited about this offer from HBO Max, especially them being the last to approach us. They sounded very enthusiastic and we felt that these guys would really appreciate our films and do great work with it.”

 

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