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Teaser for Isao Takahata's "The Tale of Princess Kaguya"

Photo of Jerry Beck By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop July 11, 2013 at 12:01AM

Studio Ghibli co-founder, Isao Takahata (The Grave of the Fireflies) returns to directing after more than a decade with an adaptation of a classic tale of tenth century Japan. This brief teaser just appeared on Japanese television - take a look.
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Studio Ghibli co-founder, Isao Takahata (The Grave of the Fireflies) returns to directing after more than a decade with an adaptation of a classic tale of the tenth century Japanese Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya). Based on the folktale The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, the film is drawn in a classic watercolor and brush stroke technique. This brief teaser just appeared on Japanese television - the film is scheduled for release in Tokyo later this year. 


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