News Laputa Film's 13th Airing in Japan Earns 15.9% Rating
posted on 2011-12-11 21:40 EST
Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's 1986 anime film Laputa - Castle in the Sky re-aired on Friday, December 9, and it earned an average rating of 15.9% in Tokyo's Kanto region. This was the 13th airing of the film since 1988, but the film has continued to be heavily watched each time. On Friday, it garnered a peak rating of 20.7% from 11:27 to 11:29 p.m.
Saturday's airing featured the first broadcast of Laputa's newly remastered version. The television premiere of Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Ghibli's The Secret World of Arrietty (Karigurashi no Arrietty) film will be this Friday, December 16.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web