Studio Ghibli’s “From Up On Poppy Hill” Blu-ray Giveaway [ENDED]



To celebrate the release of Studio Ghibli’s Latest Animated Masterpiece “From Up On Poppy Hill”, Media Mikes would like to giveaway THREE Blu-ray + DVD Combo Packs. If you would like to enter for your chance to win one of these great prizes, please leave us a comment below or send us an email indicating your favorite Studio Ghibli film. This giveaway will remain open until September 13th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to residents of the United States only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

The dazzling, hand-drawn FROM UP ON POPPY HILL is set in Yokohama in 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. The mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi (Sarah Bolger) and Shun (Anton Yelchin) – but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart. From a screenplay by Academy Award®-winner Hayao Miyazaki, the English language version is directed by multiple Academy Award®-winner Gary Rydstrom from a script adaptation by Karey Kirkpatrick (James and the Giant Peach, Chicken Run, Charlotte’s Web) and features an all-star English voice cast including Gillian Anderson, Sarah Bolger, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff and Anton Yelchin. Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy executive produced.

The Blu-ray+ DVD combo and DVD releases of FROM UP ON POPPY HILL both contain over three hours of bonus materials and include: original Japanese language and English language versions with subtitles and dubtitles; feature-length storyboards; celebrity cast recording featurette with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews; an interview with Goro Miyazaki; original Japanese trailer and TV spots; the music video for the theme song by Aoi Teshima; and a featurette about Yokohama, exploring the history of the sea-side setting where the film takes place. Bonuses exclusive to the Blu-ray edition include a staff speech and press conference by Hayao Miyazaki days after the Fukushima earthquake; and a 20-page booklet containing the original project proposal by Hayao Miyazaki and a letter from Goro Miyazaki.


  1. My favorite Hayao Miyazaki film right now is My Neighbor Totoro. Tomorrow it might be Princess Mononoke, followed by The Cat Returns…

  2. ichimunki says:

    My favorite Studio Ghilbi film is Howl’s Moving Castle. I might be a bit biased since I’m a huge fan of Diane Wynne Jones and loved the book since I was much younger. Please pick me!

  3. Howl’s Moving Castle

  4. Ponyo

  5. Joanne Hibl says:

    This is my favorite

  6. like spirited away

  7. Stephen N. says:


  8. Austin Baroudi says:

    Howl’s Moving Castle

  9. I wanna be original, but honestly, my fav is also “Howl’s Moving Castle”.

  10. My favorite Studio Ghibli film is ‘Grave of The Fireflies’.

  11. Kelly Nicholson says:

    favorite Studio Ghibli film

    Howl’s Moving Castle

  12. Paul Valerio says:

    Grave of The Fireflies

  13. Nausica

  14. Frank Robinson says:

    My favorite was My Neighbor Totoro with Spirited Away close behind.

  15. Sharon Kaminski says:

    howl’s moving castle

  16. David Hollingsworth says:

    Either Princess Mononoke, or Castle in the Sky.

  17. I like Arriety and Ponyo

  18. My (current) favorite is Spirited Away.

  19. Daniel High says:

    Princess Mononoke is my favorite.

  20. Moira Sheffield says:

    Howl’s Moving Castle!

  21. Spirited Away!

  22. My favorite is My Neighbor Totoro

  23. My favorite Studio Ghibli is Howl’s Moving Castle.

  24. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames) says:

    I think I would go with Kiki’s Delivery Service

  25. spirited away

  26. Ponyo…by far the best of many that I love

  27. Howl’s Moving Castle

  28. Spirited Away

  29. bill norris says:

    dont have one yet…. could this possibly be my favorite?

  30. My favorite Studio Ghibli film is Princess Mononoke

  31. Kay Watkins says:


  32. My Neighbor Totoro

  33. Howl’s Moving Castle is my favorite but Spirited Away is a very close second.

  34. My Neighbor Totoro

  35. Spirited Away

  36. philip halter says:

    If I had to pick it would be Grave of The Fireflies

  37. Kathleen M Smith says:

    My favorite Studio Ghibli is Howl’s Moving Castle

  38. My favorite Studio Ghibli film is Spirited Away.

  39. Spirited Away

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