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Kiki's Delivery Service Production Cel Up For Auction At Heritage
An incredibly memorable moment from the beginning of Hayao Miyazaki's masterpiece Kiki's Delivery Service, this hand-painted original production cel can be seen at the 7:11 mark of the film, as seen on HBO Max. Kiki's Delivery Service is a definitive Studio Ghibli classic, with powerful themes of overcoming self-doubt during the rocky transition into adulthood and self-actualization[...]
My Neighbor Totoro Production Cel On Auction At Heritage Auctions
This cel is currently available at Heritage Auctions' website. According to the auction listing for this item on Heritage Auctions' website: "Hey!" Little Mei chases Chibi-Totoro and Chū Totoro through the bushy overgrowth of their forest home in this wonderful hand-painted original production cel from the Hayao Miyazaki-directed animated masterwork My Neighbor Totoro. Seen at the 31:00 mark of the[...]
Why Hayao Miyazaki Gave Netflix Rights to Stream Studio Ghibli Films
When it comes to stalwarts of animation, one of the pioneering figures is Hayao Miyazaki His anime films in Studio Ghibli are still largely hand-drawn The studio has a reputation for taking its time to release projects When they do, most become cinematic masterpieces Fiercely protective of his work, Miyazaki had a love-hate relationship in[...]
Hayao Miyazaki to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Animation director and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association at their annual awards dinner on January 12th 2019. Editorial credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com LAFCA president Claudia Puig made the announcement today. "We are thrilled to be presenting our Career Achievement award to Hayao Miyazaki,[...]
It was back in 2013 that visionary anime director Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, Totoro) announced he would be retiring from feature film development Shortly thereafter in 2014, Studio Ghibli followed suit and said it would take a "brief pause" after Miyazaki's retirement Now it seems that the lights have come[...]
"Retirement" Here Used Loosely as Hayao Miyazaki Reportedly Prepping New Film
When legendary Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki retired from directing in 2013 with his so-called final feature film, The Wind Rises, he must have been using the same definition of the word that legendary wrestler Ric Flair did during his many retirements According to Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki (via a report on Anime News Network), Miyazaki is[...]
Goodbye Ghibli? Or Is It Au Revoir?
As stated in the program's producer, "the production department of anime will be dismantled," which coincides with the data that we gave in our previous post on this decision had been taken from spring after the poor reception at the box office of Kaguya-hime no Monogatari. In the interview, Suzuki has also admitted that it was[...]
Critics Quotes-Laden US Trailer For Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises
In an earlier post Brendon pondered how Western audiences might perceive Hayao Miyazaki's latest and likely final film, The Wind Rises, which is in large part a biopic of aeronautic engineer Jiro Horikoshi Well, the first trailer cut especially for the film's forthcoming US release answers how the studio believes it will be perceived. Dialogue-free and[...]