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Hayao Miyazaki Is Out Of Retirement

A titan in the world of Japanese animation, Hayao Miyazaki is out of retirement to take on a new project in 3D! The project in question will be a short movie (approximatly 10 minutes) and Miyazaki‘s, “first ever in a 3D CGformat.”, according to The Week. Meanwhile, Mark Schilling, Japan Corespondent for Variety, has reported that the short will star a, […]

Review: The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

Based on the folktale known as The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is the latest release from the world renowned film makers at Studio Ghibli to have opened with reviews that are uniformly glowing. This one shall be no exception. For all those hoping for something different turn back […]

Happy 74th Birthday Hayao Miyazaki

Legendary animator, director and founder of one of the most beloved film studios in the world, Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki is celebrating his 74th birthday today. Miyazaki is reposnsible for work such as  Lupin III, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and Ponyo. […]

Hayao Miyazaki to receive Honorary Oscar

There is no man more deserving of an Academy Award than the genius that is Hayao Miyazaki (73). Miyazaki will accept his honorary academy award at the Governor’s Award ceremony in Los Angeles this Saturday. Having already declined to attend the 2003 Academy Awards when his film Spirited Away was nominated and won Best Animated […]

Studio Ghibli Rises – Part 2

In part one we left off after looking at the rise of Studio Ghibli and how it became the most influential studio in Japanese and worldwide animation. From their humble beginnings to topping all sorts of charts with their big screen releases. Studio Ghibli took the nineties by storm not they have to make their […]