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Tickets and Series Passes Now on Sale for Studio Ghibli Fest 2017

GKIDS and Fathom Events partner to bring ultimate series of animated masterpieces to U.S. cinemas starting June 25th.

‘My Neighbor Totoro’ screening event set for Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26.

Following the success of the Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke cinema events, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, the leading distributor of event cinema, are proud to announce a partnership to bring the biggest series of anime titles to U.S. audiences throughout 2017. The series features Studio Ghibli’s revered animated classics, a selection of GKIDS new release titles and an ongoing animated short film mini-festival.

 Studio Ghibli Fest 2017 series kicks off with the iconic My Neighbor Totoro from legendary director Hayao Miyazaki. The series features one of Studio Ghibli’s revered animated classics each month and will include GKIDS MINIFEST, an ongoing festival of award-winning short animated films from around the world.

My Neighbor Totoro – Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26

Kiki’s Delivery Service – Sunday, July 23 and Monday, July 24

Castle In The Sky – Sunday, August 27 and Monday, August 28

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind – Sunday, September 24 and Monday, September 25

Spirited Away – Sunday, October 29 and Monday, October 30

Howl’s Moving Castle – Sunday, November 26 and Monday, November 27

All Sunday presentations will be dubbed and shown at 12:55 p.m. local time, while Monday showings will be subtitled and shown at 7:00 p.m. local time.

Tickets for these titles can be purchased online at and or at participating theater box offices. Additional series pass opportunities are available at select theaters including:

  • Cinemark – Cinemark is offering series passes for $60. Plus, for a limited time only, Cinemark Connections members unlock an exclusive poster reward.
  • Regal Entertainment Group – Regal Entertainment Group is offering series passes for $60. The first 5,000 series pass purchases will receive an exclusive, mounted decommissioned Spirited Away film cell.

Source: GKIDS/Fathom Events

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.