Gkids Gets American Rights to Studio Ghibili's First CG Animated Film!

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Gkids Gets American Rights to Studio Ghibili's First CG Animated Film!

Post by gaastra » July 7th, 2020, 5:55 pm

G-kids will handle american rights to the new studio ghibili film in america. (studio ghibili's first cg movie.)

https://twitter.com/GKIDSfilms/status/1 ... 4408467456

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Post by Randall » July 7th, 2020, 9:40 pm

Not sure yet what to think about Ghibli doing a CGI film. Kind of a shame.

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Post by gaastra » July 7th, 2020, 10:58 pm

I think the next film they are working on is 2d after this.

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Post by gaastra » December 19th, 2020, 9:31 am

Yes the next film is a 2d film.

Also the earwig film is getting a theatre release in america next year.

https://www.indiewire.com/2020/12/studi ... 234604761/


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Post by Randall » December 19th, 2020, 10:37 am

I'll give it a try, and it does have Ghibli touches, but.... it makes me a little sad to see this. With CGI, they can't compete with the US studios. Regretfully, it just looks cheap.

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Re: Gkids Gets American Rights to Studio Ghibili's First CG Animated Film!

Post by Ben » December 19th, 2020, 8:17 pm

Harrumph.

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Post by Dacey » December 20th, 2020, 1:37 am

That's...unfortunate.
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Post by Daniel » December 20th, 2020, 3:01 pm

The stills were one thing, seeing it in motion is another. Doesn't really gel with their earlier work. Missing that magic nostalgic spark. Looks rough, unfinished and yeah, cheap. That aside, the story looks interesting and I really like the song.

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Post by gaastra » January 4th, 2021, 5:55 pm

English dub trailer.


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Post by Daniel » January 5th, 2021, 1:14 pm

I like the voices. Suits them. Music sounds pretty good, too. Think they did a better job of selling the story here.

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Post by Randall » January 5th, 2021, 8:49 pm

Decent trailer, but the same cheap-looking CGI. :( Weird that the new Lupin looks so much better animated than a Ghibli film.

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Post by Bill1978 » January 6th, 2021, 6:28 pm

You know what I've just realised from watching that trailer, is that hand drawn hair should not just be replicated in CGI form. A lot of the hairstyle on display look like hard plastic wigs. If it was hand drawn it would look natural, but run it through the computer and it looks like a lot of hair gel was needed to keep it up and off the face, shoulders, head etc. It's quite distracting cause all I want to do is push the hair down.

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Post by Ben » January 6th, 2021, 8:51 pm

They do look like plastic toys. Maybe the plan is a Playmobil Movie crossover? ;)

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Re: Gkids Gets American Rights to Studio Ghibili's First CG Animated Film!

Post by Randall » January 6th, 2021, 11:17 pm

Indeed, the hair is the worst part, as it always is with cheaper/less advanced CGI. It looks terrible, and moves as a single chunk.

And that's why it was brilliant making toys the subject of the first CGI film. Until you master the form and improve your rendering, everything looks like toys. Ghibli overstepped themselves with this one.

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Re: Gkids Gets American Rights to Studio Ghibili's First CG Animated Film!

Post by gaastra » January 8th, 2021, 8:30 am

Max got the streaming rights for studio ghibili docu plus other anime films including weathering with you!

Smart move wb.

There are also doing a cyberpunk show based on one of the worst buggy games of last year.

Oops wb.

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/7/22219 ... dio-ghibli

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