May 25-30 is Studio Ghibli Week at Polygon. To celebrate the arrival of the Japanese animation house’s library on digital and streaming services, we’re surveying the studio’s history, impact, and biggest themes. Follow along via our Ghibli Week page.
Ever wanted to follow Totoro deeper into the forest?
In the near future, a Studio Ghibli theme park opening its doors in Japan will recreate the worlds of the studio’s movies. After years of vague hints and whispers — with a rumored opening date of early 2020, at one point —the park is set to begin construction this year, pending our current pandemic situation.
Where is it located? What’s going to be