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Submitted by SynGamer 1151d ago | news

Studio Ghibli's 'From Up On Poppy Hill' in running for Annie Award

The Asahi Shimbun writes: "Studio Ghibli Inc.'s "From Up On Poppy Hill" has been nominated in the Writing in an Animated Feature Production category for the 40th Annual Annie Awards, often referred to as the Academy Awards for animation.

The anime feature was co-written by maestro Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, with the English-language version penned by Karey Kirkpatrick. It was directed by Miyazaki's son, Goro.

The other contenders in the category are: "ParaNorman," "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," "Frankenweenie," "Brave" and "Wreck-It-Ralph," the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood said.

*Note; Translated by The Asahi Shimbun from the website of Anime Anime Japan Ltd. (Anime, From Up on Poppy Hill, Industry, Studio Ghibli, The Annie Awards)

SynGamer  +   1151d ago
Any word on whether we'll be getting this in the States or not?

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