Studio Ghibli anime – TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA – gets UK dvd/Blu Ray release

The Tale of the Princess KaguyaTALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (U) 2013 JAPAN TAKAHATA, ISAO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99
Studio Ghibli anime about a bamboo cutter who finds a miniature girl and takes her home to his wife so they can bring her up as their own daughter. The girl grows unusually fast and, believing her to be a princess, the bamboo cutter uses gold he discovers to treat her like royalty, moving his family from the mountains to the capital city.

Before long a royal priest names the girl Princess Kaguya and a number of suitors vow for her affection. However Princess Kaguya
longs to be back in the mountains with her friend Sutemaru.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

PRINCESS KAGUYA CULTURE NOTES

Guardian Review –
http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/mar/22/tale-of-princess-kaguya-review-kermode


DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/japanese-films-on-dvd

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