hayao miyazaki


Why Hayao Miyazaki Gave Netflix Rights to Stream Studio Ghibli Films

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[...]

Underrated and Animated: The Most Underrated Films of the 2010s Part II

Underrated and Animated: The Most Underrated Films of the 2010s Part II

Welcome back to our discussion of the most underrated films of the 2010s. This time, we're taking on animated films. A couple of caveats: while normally, we'd eschew films that did well at the box office or won multiple awards, there are movies here that despite their successes still are not recognized for how amazing […]

Hayao Miyazaki to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association

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.[caption id="attachment_935005" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Editorial credit: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com[/caption]LAFCA president Claudia Puig made the announcement today.“We are thrilled to be presenting our Career Achievement[...]

Studio Ghibli And Visionary Director Hayao Miyazaki Coming Out Of Retirement For New Film

Studio Ghibli And Visionary Director Hayao Miyazaki Coming Out Of Retirement For New Film

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

"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

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 Miyazakis The Wind Rises

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[...]