Crunchyroll has announced it will re-release the critically-acclaimed classic Princess Mononoke in cinemas across Australia and New Zealand from 14 July 2022 to celebrate the iconic film’s 25th anniversary.

A beautifully realised tale of civilisation versus nature set in Japan’s wild past, Princess Mononoke is a true epic by Japan’s master animator Hayao Miyazaki, and remains to this day, one of Studio Ghibli’s most popular and enduring films.

Set in the 14th century as the harmony that humans, animals and gods have enjoyed begins to crumble, Princess Mononoke tells the story of young warrior Ashitaka, who seeks a cure from the deer-like god Shishigami after being infected by an animal attack. In his travels, he sees humans ravaging the earth, bringing down the wrath of wolf god Moro and his human companion Princess Mononoke.

The film will be available in both Original Japanese with English subtitles and English dub.

To celebrate the 25th landmark milestone, participating cinemas will also offer a FREE commemorative pin featuring San’s signature mask with ticket purchase. This collector item is strictly limited while stocks last.

For more information please visit Studio Ghibli’s official website, here.