GKIDS to bring Ghibli’s The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya Stateside

no3_kaguya_nikonikoboard_outGKIDS has announced that they have acquired the theatrical and home release North American distribution rights for Studio Ghibli’s The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya, the new animated feature by Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko, Only Yesterday, My Neighbors the Yamadas), reports Deadline. An English language version is being produced by Studio Ghibli and Geoffrey Wexler, with Frank Marshall of Kennedy/Marshall Executive Producing. The same team that handled the English versions of The Wind Rises and From Up on Poppy Hill, which was also distributed by GKIDS in 2013. The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya is slated for a late 2014 theatrical release, just in time for awards season submissions.