Ponyo Dives Back Into Theaters This Month

Shout Factory has announced that Ponyo, the Studio Ghibli film originally released in 2008, will be re-released in theaters later this month as part of GhibliFest 2022.

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Ponyo will play in theaters on May 15, 16, and 18. Two of the three showings will be of the English dub, while one will feature Japanese audio with English subtitles.

  • (English Dubbed) Sunday, May 15, 2022 – 3:00 p.m. Local Time
  • (Japanese with Subtitles) Monday, May 16, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. Local Time
  • (English Dubbed) Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. Local Time

You can purchase your tickets on the GhibliFest website.

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“When Sosuke, a young boy who lives on a clifftop overlooking the sea, rescues a stranded goldfish named Ponyo, he discovers more than he bargained for,” reads the film’s official synopsis. “Ponyo is a curious, energetic young creature who yearns to be human, but even as she causes chaos around the house, her father, a powerful sorcerer, schemes to return Ponyo to the sea. Miyazaki’s breathtaking, imaginative world is brought to life with an all-star cast, featuring the voices of Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Lily Tomlin, Liam Neeson, and more.”


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