News Walt Disney Japan Confirms 2010 BDs for Ghibli Catalog
posted on 2010-02-18 12:00 EST
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) confirmed its plans to "convert [Studio Ghibli's] older works to Blu-ray in 2010" during the ceremony for the 2nd annual Digital Entertainment Group Japan Awards/Blu-ray Prizes on Thursday. WDSHE received the top award, the Grand Prix, for its release of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. WDSHE also earned awards for its release of two Pixar films: Pete Docter and David Silverman's Monsters, Inc., and Andrew Stanton's WALL-E. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release Ponyo on Blu-ray and DVD in North America on March 2.