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Hayao Miyazaki: Things To Know About The Spirited Away Writer And Director

Wait, the visionary director doesn't start his animated movies with a finished script?

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Spirited Away and 4 Other Hayao Miyazaki Movies That Would Make For Interesting Live-Action Adaptations

Hayao Miyazaki films work because they're animated. But what if they were live-action? Hmm.

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Every Hayao Miyazaki Movie Including Spirited Away, Ranked

Hayao Miyazaki has 11 movies that he directed, every one of them great. But which one is his best? Find out here!

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Hayao Miyazaki Is Returning To Studio Ghibli After Long Absence

Although he announced his retirement in 2013, animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is officially back at Studio Ghibli and hard at work on a new film!

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The Wind Rises' Studio Names First Post-Miyazaki Release

And now the company he helped build, Studio Ghibli, will live on in his shadow, and they’ve set Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There as the first film to be released in the post-Miyazaki era, and is due in theaters sometime in the summer of 2014. Does anyone think a futuristic Platinum Dunes will ever get a “post-Michael Bay era” reference?

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NYFF Review: Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises

the world renowned animator turned his attentions away from fantastical fairy tales that have made him and living legend and to the life of aeronautics engineer Jiro Horikoshi, the man behind Japan's Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane, which was used as a dogfighter and later in kamikaze missions during World War II. Though Miyazaki has left behind his cavalcade of silly spirits and magical beasts, there is no shortage of wonder in The Wind Rises.

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Hayao Miyazaki's Final Film The Wind Rises Announces US Release Dates

Following the animated feature’s world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Walt Disney Studios in conjunction with Studio Ghibli has unveiled its multi-part release plan for The Wind Rises.

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Animation Legend Hayao Miyazaki Is Retiring

Hayao Miyazaki, a Japanese animation giant whose name has become practically synonymous with the entire industry, is ready to hand the work down to a new generation of animators. During a press conference at the Venice Film Festival, according to The Los Angeles Times, Studio Ghibli President Koju Hoshino announced Miyaziki's retirement but declined to answer questions, saying that there would be more details at a press conference in Tokyo next week

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Hayao Miyazaki's Castle In The Sky Helps Break The Record For Most Tweets In A Single Second

The record for most Tweets in a single second has been set, and weirdly enough it's because of a movie playing on TV. On August 3rd, a television station aired Hayao Miyazaki’s animated classic Castle in the Sky and at 10:21:50 a.m. Eastern Time (or 11:21:50 p.m. Japan Standard Time) 143,199 Tweets per second were sent out simultaneously, shattering the previous Twitter record set back in 2011.

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Love Blooms In Trailer for Hayao Miyazaki's From Up On Poppy Hill

Set in Japan in 1963, From Up On Poppy Hill is nested in a time of renewal for the Eastern nation. World War II is in the country's rearview and hosting duties for the 1964 Olympics lie ahead. It is in this era of transformation that two teens meet and fall in love.

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The Secret World of Arrietty Clip Explains Borrowers To Beans

Arrietty centers on a young girl who must leave behind her childish dependence on her parents, and enter a world of adventure in the course of a magical coming-of-age tale. Here, the heroine is Arrietty, a young Borrower who has finally reached the point where she'll be taught to scavenge odds in ends from the giant "beans" who live above she and her family in a gigantic (to them) sun-dappled cottage.

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Disney Gives First Look At Studio Ghibli's The Secret World Of Arrietty

One of the cooler Disney partnerships in recent years has been their teaming with Studio Ghibli to help bring legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki's films to a wider audience here. While the die-hard fans will be content to watch imported DVDs with the subtitles turned on, the Disney marketing machine combined with English-language dubs has introduced movies like Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle to people who probably wouldn't have otherwise ever seen them.

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March Is Miyazaki Month: Disney Brings Special Editions Of Castle, Kiki's, And Totoro

Disney is bringing Hayao Miyazaki's Ponyo to Blu-ray and DVD March 2nd (details here), but they're not stopping there. Mickey's partnership with Miyazaki is also bringing out new special editions of three of the filmmaker's earlier films

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Disney Brings Miyazaki To Blu-Ray With Ponyo This March

Miyazaki is a master fantasist with a brilliant visual imagination, and his movies show just how gorgeous traditional animation can be amongst today's sea of interchangeable CGI family films. If you're not familiar with the man, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is bringing Miyazaki's Ponyo to Blu-ray and DVD March 2nd

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Comic Con: John Lasseter And Hayao Miyazaki, Together At Last

As for that meeting of the minds between the two masters, I've got video of the full 10-minute conversation below. Trust me, you do not want to miss this

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Images And Poster From Miyazaki's Ponyo

The poster for Ponyo has been floating around the Internet for a bit, but we've got it for you below in case you missed it, along with two brand-new stills from the movie. Ponyo comes out August 14

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