Australia buys the streaming rights to all of Studio Ghibli's films

buys the streaming rights to all of Studio Ghibli's classic films including Spirited Away and Kiki's Delivery Service

By Kylie Walters For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:53 GMT, 23 January 2020 | Updated: 03:05 GMT, 23 January 2020

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has acquired the streaming rights to the Studio Ghibli library.

Subscribers in Australia, New Zealand and other territories will soon be able to watch every movie from the legendary Japanese animation studio.

The films - including Spirited Away, which won Best Animated Feature at the Oscars - will be released in batches between February and April.

Coming soon: Netflix Australia has bought the streaming rights to all of Studio Ghibli's classic films including Spirited Away and Kiki's Delivery Service

Coming soon:  Australia has bought the streaming rights to all of Studio Ghibli's classic films including Spirited Away and Kiki's Delivery Service

Until now, Studio Ghibli has declined to offer digital versions of its films in any format, but the company's producer Toshio Suzuki told The Reporter they are moving with the times.

'We've listened to our fans and have made the definitive decision to stream our film catalogue. We hope people around the world will discover the world of Studio Ghibli through this experience,' he said.

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