Ronja the Robber’s Daughter

Studio Ghibli appoints new president

Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli has appointed Kiyofumi Nakajima as its new president. Nakajima will replace Koji Hoshino, who has acted as president since 2008. Hoshino will become Studio Ghibli’s new chairman and work on overseas expansion, merchandising, licensing and developing new business. Toshio Suzuki will continue to act as producer with all three execs […]

Serious Lunch reps NHK, Studio Ghibli toon

UK-based distributor Serious Lunch will oversee the international roll-out of a 26-part animated toon serial from Japanese media groups NHK and Studio Ghibli and Pippi Longstocking writer Astrid Lindgren. Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter follows a young girl born in a mountain fort near a strange forest who grows to befriend her father’s rival, which begins […]