When Marnie was There (思い出のマーニー)

Key animation frames from the Studio Ghibli film, illustrated by assistant animation director Takeshi Inamura (稲村武志) and collected in the When Marnie was There Roman Album (Amazon US | JP).

New: Gkids English Language American Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Final Film When Marnie Was There (In Theatres May 22) 

The exclusive trailer of the Studio Ghibli film “When Marnie Was There,” feauring the voices of Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, John C. Reilly and Geena Davis. A magically tinged story of two girls marks a legendary animation pioneer’s potentially final bow. The movie, based on the Joan G. Robinson novel and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, stars Hailee Steinfeld as the voice of Anna, a girl sent from her city foster home to live in a small sea town. Feeling like an outsider in her new digs, she becomes bewitched by another youngster named Marnie (Kiernan Shipka) and they find a connection although Marnie seemingly can’t leave the surroundings of her old mansion residence.

The film is opening in New York and Los Angeles May 22 before a national expansion.