Buena Vista and TCM Hail Miyazaki With Sweepstakes11 Jan, 2006 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Viz Media and Turner Classic Movies have partnered to offer anime fans The Ultimate Hayao Miyazaki DVD & Book sweepstakes.
Fans can enter the sweepstakes at turnerclassicmovies.com through Jan. 31.
Miyazaki, often called “the Walt Disney of Japan,” created such classics as Castle in the Sky, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro and Academy Award winner Spirited Away.
The grand prize winner will receive select Miyazaki DVDs from Buena Vista, including Howl's Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away. In addition, the winner will receive a collection of unique books, graphic novels and related DVDs featuring Miyazaki's latest theatrical release, Howl's Moving Castle. Finally, the winner receives The Art of My Neighbor Totoro film comics series and picture book; and the Spirited Away film comic series and picture book.
Fifty runner-up winners will receive The Art of My Neighbor Totoro DVD, a graphic novel and My Neighbor Totoro DVD.
In conjunction with the sweepstakes, each Thursday in January, Turner Classic Movies will air a Miyazaki film.