In The New Yorker: Online Only (Januaray 2005). is an interview with the writer (Margaret Talbot) of The New Yorker’s article “The Auteur of Anime” (not avaialbe on-line, buy your copy now or go to your freindly neighor library).
I’ve mentioned Howl’s Moving Castle before
The North American release date maybe June 2005 (very unconfirmed).
Howl’s Moving Castle has already done huge box office, having already passed the US$100,000,000 in international box office in 2004, and it has only been released in Asia!!
A retro science-fiction epic, Directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo, set in Victorian England, “Steamboy” features an inventor prodigy named Ra Stim who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation. This young boy must use it to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction.