For a little while now, The Prince Charles Cinema have been showing Studio Ghibli films on a Thursday, this had led to lots of people seeing some of the best that anime has to offer, in the cinema. Seeing Totoro, a film older than the average age demographic of an anime fan in the cinema is a great experience. Today they have confirmed their Studio Ghibli season for the next couple of months.
All films are subtitled with the audio in the original Japanese.
5th March, 1845 – £7.50, From Up on Poppy Hill – see our review here!
19th March, 1830 – £7.50, My Neighbours the Yamadas
2nd April, 2040 – £7.50, Pom Poko
16th April, 2100 – £7.50, Howl’s Moving Castle
Triple Features – three Ghibli Films back to back
30th March, My Neighbour Totoro at 1345 – £7.50, Kiki’s Deliver Service at 1553 – £7.50 and Porco Rosso at 1745 – £7.50
20th April, Grave of the Fireflies at 1300 – £7.50 (plus extra needed for tissues from crying, Princess Mononoke at 1455 – £7.50 and Spirited Away at 1730 – £7.50
That’s it for now, but if you get the chance to see any Ghibli film in a theatre, go for it.