The Totoro no Furusato Foundation and how it helps the My Neighbor Totoro forest preservation

Satsuki kusakabe the main character beside a wood spirit

The Totoro no Furusato Foundation is a legally incorporated foundation dedicated to preserving Sayama Hills’ unique natural ecosystem and cultural values. Hayao Miyazaki, the Legendary Studio Ghibli director, is a part of this foundation Sayama Hills is a tranquil woodland location north of Tokyo that inspired director Hayao Miyazaki to produce the iconic Studio Ghibli … Read more

Miyazaki Hayao’s My Neighbor Totoro gets London Stage musical theater play in 2022

My Neighbor Totoro Musical

The Royal Shakespeare Company in London is teaming up with multi-award-winning composer Joe Hisaishi to ready a stage adaptation of Miyazaki Hayao’s whimsical 1988 Studio Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro. Joe Hisaishi has been associated with animator Hayao Miyazaki since 1984, having the composed musical scores for all but one of his films: Nausicaa of … Read more

Spy X Family 2023 musical theater adaptation has auditions for live-action Anya Forger

Spy X Family Gets Musical Adaptation

Because of Spy X Family’s rise in popularity due to its intriguing plot and lovable characters it has been announced that there are plans for a Spy x Family musical adaptation of the anime/manga series. This isn’t the first anime to receive musical treatment, however. Spirited Away had a very popular musical already, and there’s … Read more

Best anime clothing high fashion collabs: Coach X Michael Jordan X Naruto, Maje X Sailor Moon, Gucci X Doraemon and more

Maje's Sailor Moon collaboration

This year 2022 has seen a surge of luxury fashion brands collaborating with Japanese anime and manga to bring limited-edition collections. Anime otaku may remember the Coach X Michael B Jordan X Naruto collab back in 2019. In 2020, following in Coach’s footsteps Longchamp decided to collaborate with Pokemon. Then, in 2021 there was the … Read more