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Ghibliotheque Book Will Be Published on September 2

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Ghibliotheque: An Unofficial Guide to the Movies of Studio Ghibli will cover each of the studio's films

A book has been announced based upon the Ghibliotheque podcast, which discusses the films of Studio Ghibli. The book will be published on September 2 as a hardcover and a Kindle book, under the title Ghibliotheque: An Unofficial Guide to the Movies of Studio Ghibli. It is written by the book's co-hosts, Michael Leader and Jake Cunningham.

The US publication will follow on October 5. Amazon describes the book:

"Based on the Ghibliotheque podcast, which leafs through the library of films from the world's greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli. A fully illustrated book that reviews each Studio Ghibli movie in turn, in the voice of expert and newcomer.

"Will include details of production, release, themes, key scenes and general review as well as Ghibli-specific information. To be illustrated with stills and posters from each movie and (hopefully) portraits of directors, writers and creative team."

The episodes of the Ghibliotheque podcast are available here. As well as covering films by and related to Ghibli, the podcast has also covered the anime of Satoshi Kon and the films of the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon.


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