Geoffrey Wexler, Studio Ghibli's International Distribution Chief, recently wrote an open letter to the faithful fans eagerly awaiting the arrival of Omohide Poro Poro (Only Yesterday) in the United States.
You can read the letter here. It's a PDF file, so you can save it for later. I did try to copy the text so I could reprint here, but no luck. My new HP desktop wouldn't cooperate. The moral lesson, of course: I should've bought a Dell.