Unreleased Studio Ghibli Movie ‘Ocean Waves’ Hitting U.S. Theaters

Back in 1993, Studio Ghibli released a film titled Ocean Waves. It was a hit in Japan, but due to licensing reasons, never made it to theaters in the United States.

Now, from December 2016 to March 2017, Ocean Waves will be shown in theaters across the country, according to Anime News Network.

This film was the first from Studio Ghibli to not be directed by Hayao Miyazaki, as it was helmed by Tomomi Mochizuki instead.

Here’s the list of cities and towns that Ocean Waves will be shown in:

New York, NY
Toronto, ON
Alburquerque, NM
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Kansas City, MO
Portland, OR
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Santa Ana, CA
Tempe, AZ
Waterloo, ON
Atlanta, GA
San Franciso, CA
Fairfax, VA
Washington, DC
Dallas, TX
Plano, TX
San Diego, CA
Honolulu, HI
Pittsburgh, PA
Vancouver, BC
Columbus, OH
Cleveland, OH
Port Orchard, WA

Will you be checking out this unreleased Ghibli film in theaters? Let us know in the comments section!


Aric Sweeny
Aric Sweeny
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