Trailer for the Studio Ghibli Documentary, The Kingdom of Madness and Dreams

GKids has posted a trailer for the Studio Ghibli documentary, The Kingdom of Madness and Dreams. The film is receiving a theatrical premiere in New York on November 29, 2014. It will be available digitally on December 9, 2014, and will then become available on DVD and video on demand on January 27, 2015.

I am embedding the trailer below, and I apologize in advance to any of my readers who are unable to view the video due to region blocking.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Grosses US$373,489 After Its Fifth Weekend

Box Office Mojo is estimating that Studio Ghibli and Isao Takahata’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya earned a fifth weekend gross of US$40,472 in North America; this brings the film’s overall total gross to US$373,489.

The film is not currently ranked for the weekend, ranked #24 in the highest grossing anime films, and #26 in highest grossing opening weekends for an anime film.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya will continue to open in multiple other North American theaters over the next few weeks.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Grosses US$333,017 After Its Fourth Weekend

Box Office Mojo is estimating that Studio Ghibili and Isao Takahata’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya anime film earned fourth weekend gross of US$51,082 in North America, bringing an overall total of US$333,017. The film expanded into 29 theaters but Box Office Mojo is only calculating based on 28 theater showings.

The film is currently not ranked for the weekend, ranked #24 the highest grossing anime films, and #26 in highest grossing opening weekends for an anime film.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Grosses US$241,500 After Its Third Weekend

Box Office Mojo is estimating that The Tale of the Princess Kaguya anime film earned a third weekend gross of US$68,700 in North America, bringing an overall total of US$241,500. The film expanded into 27 theaters after opening at the IFC Center in New York City, ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles, and TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

The film is currently ranked at #43 for the weekend, #24 in the highest grossing anime films, and #26 in highest grossing opening weekends for anime films.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya will continue to open in multiple other North American theaters over the next few weeks.

San Diego Asian Film Festival to Screen Studio Ghibli Documentary

The 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival will be screening Mami Sunada’s Studio Ghibli documentary, The Kingdom Of Dreams And Madness. The documentary will be screened at the UltraStar Mission Valley theater will show the film on November 8 and 11, 2014.

San Diego Asian Film Festival is running for 10 days from November 6-15, 2014.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Is Nominated for APSA’s Best Animated Film

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced the nominees for the eighth Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Studio Ghibli and Isao Takahata’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is nominated for Best Animated Feature Film, and it is the only Japanese film nominated for an award.

The other nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are:

  • China’s Frog Kingdom
  • Australia and Germany’s Maya the Bee
  • South Korea’s On the White Planet
  • South Korea’s The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow

The APSA ceremony will be held in Brisbane, Australia on December 11, 2014.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Grosses US$143,432 After Its Second Weekend

Box Office Mojo is estimating that The Tale of the Princess Kaguya anime film earned a second weekend gross of US$65,052 in North America, bringing its overall total to US$143,432. The film expanded into 20 theaters after opening at the IFC Center in New York City, ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles, and TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is currently ranked at #42 for the weekend, ranked #28 in the highest grossing anime films, and #26 in highest grossing opening weekends for an anime film.

The film will continue to open in multiple other North American theaters over the next few weeks.