More and more anime fans are returning to see what Studio Ghibli has to offer. New fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Spirited Away are continually drawn to their work, and the film has become a cultural touchstone for a generation of anime fans. With one particular live-action project, the film is now making headlines, and the piece will soon be available on Hulu.
Hulu has confirmed that it will begin streaming Spirited Away this summer, according to the report. With its Tokyo tour complete, the show will make a few more stops before ending in Nagoya. Hulu plans to release the play on July 3, after filming the final two performances.
According to Hulu, the play will be streamed on July 3 before airing on July 4. Hulu has not said whether it will keep the footage for later viewing during these live broadcasts. This means that Hulu subscribers will want to see the show as soon as it airs, as they may not have the opportunity to do so elsewhere. Starting at 12:00 p.m. JST, each of the performances will take place
Check out the original Spirited Away film if you need more information. The film, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, is widely regarded as one of the best-animated films ever made, as well as one of his biggest financial successes. Check out the synopsis to learn more about the film:
“As they move into a new home, Chihiro’s parents undergo a mysterious transformation. She is transported to a world of fantastical spirits ruled by the witch Yubaba, who is responsible for everything magical in the village. Forced to work in an underground laundromat run by demons, Chihiro must use all her wits to not only stay alive but also find a way to save her parents and return to the real world. Spirited Away is one of the most critically acclaimed films of all time, thanks to its imaginative creatures and thrilling narrative.”