And I thought that Studio Ghibli will finally have a back to back release of their magnificent films this 2013. Unfortunately, it has been announced that Isao Takahata’s Kaguya-hime no Monogatari won’t make it to theatres this summer. The movie is rescheduled for a premiere this fall.
Don’t be too disappointed, though. Hayao Miyazaki’s Kaze Tachinu opens this summer in Japan as scheduled.
Here’s the statement released by Toho, the distribution company of Takahata’s upcoming feature-length film, regarding the delay:
We received a report from Studio Ghibli that the storyboard has not been completed yet, though its progress was almost as same as ‘Kaze Tachinu’. After considering various situations, it’s been decided to postpone the release to this fall. We apologize to all of the fans who have been waiting for the release of the movie, and please wait and look for ‘Kaguya-hime no Monogatari’, which will be even more attractive when it’s released.
Read our previous post about the upcoming Ghibli films this 2013 here at SGCafe.