Japan’s Toho Prepares for 2011
Distributor Toho’s line-up for 2011 includes a new work from animation hit-factory Studio Ghibli and a raft of sequels and serial releases.
Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro will take charge of Kokurikozaka Kara (literally – From Kokuriko Hill).
This will be his second feature following 2006’s Tales from Earthsea, which grossed over $60 million on its way to being the biggest domestic film of the year.
Miyazaki senior is credited for writing and planning for Kokurikozaka Kara, which is due to be released in summer 2011. The movie is based on a 1980 manga series set in the 1960s about a high school girl who has to grow up fast after her father goes missing.