What You Need to Know:
- As of late we've been covering a lot of Studio Ghibli related news and today is no different, this time from VIZ Media! The team at VIZ Media are proud to continue expand their Ghibli catalog with the latest hardcover edition of THE ART OF THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY, which releases on March 6th.
- The vividly illustrated art book will be released exclusively in print with an MSRP of $34.99 U.S. / $46.99 CAN. It features story notes, commentary, and artwork from The Secret World of Arrietty. Based on the classic novel by Mary Norton, the 2010 film was directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, the youngest director to ever helm a film for Studio Ghibli. The studio’s founder, Hayao Miyazaki, also supervised the production of Arietty as a developing planner. Yonebayashi has gone on to direct When Marnie Was There and Studio Ponoc’s first feature film, Mary and the Witch’s Flower.
Source: Official Press Release
That's another $40 bucks out of my wallet this year. It's certainly worth it though!
I do like the front cover. Colorful and full of nature.