|The Borrower Arrietty|
Poster advertising The Borrower Arrietty in Japan.
|Directed by||Hiromasa Yonebayashi|
|Produced by||Toshio Suzuki|
|Written by||Hayao Miyazaki|
|Music by||Cecile Corbel (theme song)|
|Distributed by||Toho (Japan)
Walt Disney Pictures (USA)
|Release date(s)||July 17, 2010|
The Borrower Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ Karigurashi no Arrietty ) is a 2010 Japanese anime film to be produced by Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, based on the fantasy novel The Borrowers by Mary Norton.
The upcoming film is slated for a July 17, 2010 release in Japan and will mark the directorial debut of Studio Ghibli animator Hiromasa Yonebayashi, who will be the youngest person to direct a film for Ghibli. Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki will be supervising the production as a developing planner.
The story will take place in 2010 in Koganei, western Tokyo and like the novel will revolve around a group of creatures that live under the floorboards, and where a friendship is created between a human and the borrower Arrietty.