GKIDS is planning to release the catalog of Studio Ghibli for digital download-to-own in the U.S. and Canada.
Starting December 17, films will be available to purchase in both English and Japanese languages on all major digital transactional platforms. This marks the first time the Studio Ghibli films will be available for digital transactional anywhere in the world.
GKIDS previously announced an exclusive U.S. streaming deal with HBO Max for the Studio Ghibli library starting in May 2020.
Among the titles to be made available are Castle in the Sky, The Cat Returns, From Up on Poppy Hill, Howl’s Moving Castle and Kiki’s Delivery Service.