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Princess Mononoke Returns to Theaters in January

After a 15th anniversary run of Spirited Away that resulted in encore screenings, it’s now time for Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke to get the spotlight. The beloved anime film is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, and GKIDs is wasting no time commemorating the occasion. New U.S. screenings are planned for January, to be accompanied by the never-before-released ON YOUR MARK! music video, directed by Miyazaki.

Princess Mononoke will be screened in Japanese with English subtitles on January 5, 2017, followed by English language showings on January 9. Advance tickets are currently available on the Fathom Events website.


Princess Mononoke unfolds as Ashitaka, a young warrior inflicted with a deadly curse, heads into the forest in search of a cure. There, he meets the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves, who will stop at nothing to prevent the humans from destroying her home, and the forest spirits and animal gods who live there. This classic story of the conflict between nature and civilization, and what it means to be human, has dazzled audiences for years with its iconic characters, action-packed battle scenes and sweeping scope.