This marks the first time any of the films from the Japanese anime giant will be available on any digital platform. And the news also comes months before the Studio Ghibli films are meant to stream exclusively in the U.S. on HBO Max beginning in May 2020.
The films, 21 in all dating back 30 years to 1984, will only be available as digital download-to-own, with each film retailing for $19.99. The films will not be available for rental at this time, but Gkids says the movies will be available for purchase on all major digital platforms, including Apple TV, Amazon VOD, Vudu, Google Play, Sony, Microsoft and Fandango Now. Further, both the original