View Full Version : Studio Ghibli goes independent

02 February 2005, 11:00 PM
"Yomiuri On-Line ( reports that Studio Ghibli will leave major publishing company Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co. by the end of March, in order to become an independent corporation. Establishing in Koganei, Tokyo, the company will have Director Hayao Miyazaki and Producer Toshio Suzuki serving as one of its board members. Established in 1985 as a subsidiary of Tokuma Shoten, Studio Ghibli became a division of the company when it was absorbed in 1997, because of Tokuma Shoten's failing business."

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02 February 2005, 01:59 AM
Excellent. They've worked long and hard enough to establish themselves as a name that people know, hope it all goes well for them :thumbsup:

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