Studio Ghibli Fest 2023 looks to be something special for this year in theaters. For starters: it’s got something new for fans of Spirited Away. What do you all say to being able to watch the live stage adaptation for yourself at long last? Especially since previously, it had been a Japan-only viewing? Don’t believe me? Then why don’t you check out their brand new trailer below?

Studio Ghibli Fest: Really All About Spirited Away

You can tell when it’s the only named Studio Ghibli film throughout the entire trailer.

GKIDS is proud to announce the current lineup for Studio Ghibli Fest 2023, showcasing the best of Studio Ghibli’s anime film. Well mostly anime films. As you might’ve noticed in the YouTube trailer above, one of the films is actually the live stage adaptation of Spirited Away (2001). Yes, that’s right. Spirited Away: Live on Stage is the main feature of this year’s Studio Ghibli Fest. In fact, it even has its own special trailer, also on YouTube. You can also watch that trailer below:

In case you ever wanted to see Spirited Away as basically a Broadway play.

So which Studio Ghibli films specifically will be featured in Studio Ghibli Fest 2023? Well, as it turns out, GKIDS has a full list for us to peruse. You can check out that list below:

  • My Neighbor Totoro 35th Anniversary
  • Spirited Away: Live on Stage
  • Ponyo 15th Anniversary
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Porco Rosso
  • The Wind Rises 10th Anniversary
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Spirited Away

Studio Ghibli Fest 2023: Ticket Details

Studio Ghibli Fest 2023 lineup.
Or you can check out this nice image instead of my list.

Yes, that’s right. You can actually get tickets for this year’s Studio Ghibli Fest right now on Fathom Events or from its official website. You can also get those tickets physically at participating theater box offices, but ordering them online is just so much easier.