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Miyazaki Discusses Mature Theme of New Movie

Beloved animation icon Hayao Miyazaki talked about the sources of inspiration for his new movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) and important issues facing today’s young people ... Continue Reading →
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Theater Murals in Japan Showcase 21 Ghibli Movies

Hugo Ozman of Twitchfilm.com reports that giant murals have been unveiled in 26 theaters across Japan today celebrating images from 21 Studio Ghibli features made between 1984 and 2013. ... Continue Reading →
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First Teaser for ‘Wind Rises’ Hits Web

Fans of Japanese toon legend Hayao Miyazaki are now able to get a glimpse at the master’s upcoming feature The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) from his Studio Ghibli, set to hit Japanese ... Continue Reading →
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New Images from Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ Surface

As Miyazaki fans count the days until the arrival of Hayao Miyazaki’s new pic The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) on July 20th in Japan, new images have surfaced on the web that reveal ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki Double Treat Arrives on DVD & Blu-ray

Today is a great day for fans of anime master Hayao Miyazaki as two of his most popular movies arrive on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S., thanks to Disney Home Entertainment. First up, ... Continue Reading →
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Hideaki Voices the New Miyazaki Movie

Japanese director and animator Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion) will voice the lead character Horikoshi Jiro in this summer’s Miyazaki movie Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises). According ... Continue Reading →
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Live-Action ‘Kiki’ Confirmed, Takashi to Direct

After a week of competing internet rumors, Twitch Film has triumphantly announced confirmation of their hint at a live-action version of Ghibli Studios’ anime classic Kiki’s Delivery ... Continue Reading →
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‘Totoro’ and ‘Moving Castle’ Blu-rays Land in May

There’s lot of goodies in store for Miyazaki fans in the next couple of months. Disney will release two of Hayao Miyazaki’s most acclaimed features Howl’s Moving Castle and My ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wolf Children’ Wins Best Animation Japan Academy Prize

The latest animated feature from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, Wolf Children (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) has been awarded the Best Animation award at the 36th Japan Academy Prize ... Continue Reading →
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Japan Pollsters Rank Favorite Miyazaki Flicks

Most animation aficionados have a soft spot for Studio Ghibli founder and animation master Hayao Miyazaki’s works—some would even be hard pressed to pick a favorite out of the director’s ... Continue Reading →