Studio Ghibli has released the trailer for its long-awaited 2016 film The Red Turtle. The first movie to be released following Miyazaki’s retirement, fans have been waiting nervously to see what the studio will produce. The movie is a French/Japanese production which heightened fears of a Frankenstein-Ghibli movie, but this mesmerizing trailer should put those fears to rest.

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If going to the cinema is a bit pricey, you don’t have to turn to the computer and sacrifice quality for cost: check our guide for snagging discount movie tickets, and you might even be able to stretch to some popcorn.

And of course, if this trailer has re-awakened your love for Ghibli’s world—there’s always the Ghibli Museum where you can enjoy the marvelous creations and see special in-house-only productions!



The Red Turtle

French Release: June 29th 2016

Japanese Release: September 2016

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