Japan's Studio Ghibli to Produce Its First TV Series

The son of the anime studio's founder Hayao Miyazaki will direct "Ronja the Robber's Daughter," based on a Swedish children's book that was previously adapted for the big screen.

TOKYO – Studio Ghibli is to produce its first TV anime series, to be directed byGoro Miyazaki, son of recently retired studio founder Hayao Miyazaki. A 3D CG adaptation of Swedish author AstridLindgren's children's book Ronja the Robber's Daughter (Sanzoku no Musume Ronja), it will be produced in collaboration with Polygon Pictures, Dwango and NHK Enterprises. The show is scheduled for broadcast in Japan this fall. Read more


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