About Studio Ghibli Box Sets
Studio Ghibli is an animation studio based in Tokyo, Japan. It is known for its feature films in the anime genre, and the first film - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind - was released in 1985.
Since the first film, Studio Ghibli has become known for feature films, television films, television commercials and short films. The studio has also produced documentaries, music videos and other works.
The two founders of Studio Ghibli were directors Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, along with producer Toshio Suzuki. All three had anime and manga backgrounds, and their talent led them to global success.
Studio Ghibli films such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle were released to international acclaim. A number of their films have won the Animage Anime Grand Prix Award, along with the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year. Studio Ghibli also have Oscar winning films under their belt. The success of the studio is so great that the Ghibli Museum, which shows animations and houses exhibits that are based on the studio's films, was opened in Tokyo in October 2001.
A number of Studio Ghibli box sets, which contain a range of the studio's films, are available both on Blu-ray and DVD. Buyers can choose from box sets that are in the original Japanese, those in Japanese with subtitles or box sets that are dubbed into various international languages. Studio Ghibli box sets are available for a range of different international regions, and are a great way of introducing the viewer to some of the lesser known Studio Ghibli films, in addition to their more successful international features.