Miyazaki's latest anime to arrive on U.S. shores
October 27th, 2011
02:51 PM ET

Miyazaki's latest anime to arrive on U.S. shores

We were thrilled to get a look at the latest film from Oscar-nominated anime legend Hayao Miyazaki, "The Secret World of Arrietty."

Like many of his recent offerings, such as "Spirited Away" and "Ponyo," Walt Disney Pictures will be distributing the film stateside, with a star-studded American cast (this time, including Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett and Will Arnett) dubbing in the dialogue.

Miyazaki's works rank among the highest grossing films of all time in Japan ("Princess Mononoke" and "Spirited" have both held that title).

"Arrietty" – coming to U.S. screens on February 17, 2012 – is based on the 1952 children's book, "The Borrowers," which was previously made into a live action film in 1997 (with a then-little known actor named Tom Felton).

Without further ado, check out the trailer for "The Secret World of Arrietty," after the jump, and tell us what you thought of it in the comments:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlMe7PavaRQ&w=560&h=315%5D

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  1. tryna13

    haha number one...i love all of Miyazaki's work. form Sprited away to my neighbor totoro...i just love them all. Cant wait for this one to come out

    December 2, 2011 at 9:33 am |