The Japanese DVD release of the latest Studio Ghibli
movie, Isao Takahata
's Tonari no Yamada-kun (My Neighbors the Yamadas
) will feature Japanese dialogue with optional English, French and Chinese subtitles. Yamada-kun, which premiered in Japanese theaters last July, is a quirky collection of vignettes about daily life in contemporary Japan. The 104 minute long film is scheduled for release on VHS and DVD on November 17th. It is still unknows whether the DVD will be region encoded or not.