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Upcoming Ghibli Movies

posted on 2001-11-11 02:18 EST
Diana Wynne Jones's "Howl's Moving Castle" confirmed, details about "Baron".

The December issue of Animage released some information on two upcoming Ghibli films.

The article confirms that Ghibli is working on Diana Wynne Jones's "Howl's Moving Castle", first mentioned on Ms. Jones' website in August.

It also gives some details about another upcoming movie, "Baron", to be directed by Hiroyuki Morita. Set in the same Universe as Whisper of the Heart, Baron will also be released as a Manga, illustrated by Aoi Hiirage, the original creator of the Whisper of the Heart manga. Anyone who has seen Whisper of the Heart may remember a handsome cat doll named Baron .

Baron is Mr. Morita's first time directing, he has previously been an animator for titles such as Kiki's Delivery Service and Ah! Megami Sama!

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