North American film distributor GKids has announced that it will release Studio Ghibli and Isao Takahata’s film Only Yesterday in theaters in North America in 2016.
The film will receive an English dub. The cast includes Daisy Ridley, Dev Pate, Ashley Eckstein, and Alison Fernandez.
In addition to the theatrical rights, GKids has also licensed the non-theatrical, home video, and television rights for the film.
Only Yesterday, a film about a big city “office lady” who returns to the countryside, debuted in Japan in 1991. GKids’ theatrical release will correspond with the film’s 25th anniversary. It has not previously been released in North America.