Re: [Videolib] Public performance rights for "Nausicaa"?

Jen Stutesman (
Tue, 08 Mar 2005 15:05:24 -0800

I don't know, but I do know who probably knows - someone
on the GNLIB-L listserv. This is the Graphic Novel
Librarians listserv, and is full of YA lib's who have to
get PPR for their anime groups all the time. I've
forwarded your request to that listserv, but you can sign
up and post your own request at


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Jen Stutesman
Instructional, Media and Technical Services Librarian
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla, WA

On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 15:49:55 -0500
Marilyn Huntley <> wrote:
> Hello everyone -
> I hope someone can help me with my latest dilemma? We
>know where to buy a DVD of this movie, but I'm trying to
>find a U.S. distributor who has the public performance
>rights. My usual resources haven't been any help.
> Title: "Nausicaa" (alternate titles: Nausicaa, the
>Valley of the Winds; Nausicaa of the Valley of the Winds,
>Warriors of the Wind; Kaze no tani no Nausicaa; Kaze no
>tani no Naushika). This is a Japanese animation, directed
>by Hayao Miyazaki, 1984.
> The Internet Movie Dabatase lists production companies
>Studio Ghibli and Tokuma Shoten. Do I recall something on
>the list a while ago about a complicated deal between
>Disney and Ghibli, or Disney and Tokuma? And would this
>have anything to do with my difficulty in finding a PPR
> The distributors listed on IMDB include Buena Vista Home
>Video and Walt Disney Home Video (but home video sources
>aren't any help here). They also list New World Pictures
>for USA theatrical distribution (1986). Does this company
>exist anymore, or has someone else taken on their
> Needless to say, I'm stumped on this one, so any info
>you can give me would be greatly appreciated.
> Marilyn Huntley
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