According to Nerdist, Disney has announced plans to release a comprehensive collection of Hayao Miyazaki’s work as a Blu-ray set later this year. In addition to co-founding Studio Ghibli, the beloved Japanese animator produced some of the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time during the four decades he spent working in animation. Show More Summary
Her Universe at Hot Topic has announced they're adding Spirited Away designs to their Studio Ghibli collection, with also includes My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki's Delivery Service. The new tops feature No-Face, Haku, and Chihiro.
Skilled animator, Dono, has created a beautiful 3D animated tribute to the fantasy work of Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of the legendary anime film studio Studio Ghibli. Dono used Blender, Gimp, Octane, and Natron to bring his fun 3D short to life. It stars animated characters from films like My Neighbor Totoro, Ponyo, […]
We may have entered the period where we can expect no new features from director Hayao Miyazaki, and much less work overall from Studio Ghibli, but that doesn’t mean there is nothing left to discover from those animators. It’s well-established...Show More Summary
Screencap via Studio Ghibli fans, rejoice: One of your ranks has devoted the last four years to recreating the world of Hayao Miyazaki's Castle in the Sky in Minecraft. Japanese builder Mocchi Hajikura has released two videos in a five-part tour of his rich, cinematic creation. Show More Summary
Studio Ghibli Blu-rays don’t get big discounts very often, but these films are at or near all-time low prices today on Amazon. Read more...
A service company in the Chinese city Handan held “No-Face Day,” which was inspired by the character No-Face from Studio Ghibli’s anime Spirited Away. Read more...
If your life has felt devoid of animated animals, we have you covered. The above is the work of Studio Ghibli, a Japanese animation studio co-founded by Hayao Miyazaki, known for his animated epics like “Spirited Away” and “PrincessShow More Summary
Since its foundation in 1985, Studio Ghibli has released over 20 feature films. Some of these have become animation classics! Others have stunk up the joint. Read more...
Spirited Away, 2001, via Japanese animation legend and Studio Ghibli founder, Hayao Miyazaki, the mind behind dreamlike classics Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and Howl's Moving Castle, has un-"retired" once again to work on his first...Show More Summary
If you love LEGO Star Wars sets, this is the book for you. 144 color pages detailing every set LEGO’s released, complete with cross sections for the largest ships and set pieces. Exceptionally nerdy, and yet very affordable. [LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded, $10]http://www.amazon.com/dp/1465419217/... Read more...
When The Wind Rises was released in 2013, Studio Ghibli founder and master animator Hayao Miyazaki announced that the film, about Japanese Zero engineer Jiro Horikoshi, would be his last. Now, presumably because he’s already bored with...Show More Summary
The legendary animator in a rare press conference at his Studio Ghibli in Tokyo says Shinzo Abe is trying "to curb the rise of China with a show of military force, but that is simply impossible." read more
Here's some bittersweet news for fans of Studio Ghibli's animation genius Hayao Miyazaki: He's back in the directing chair! But, it's for a 3D CG short, not a traditional animated feature, Variety reports. Miyazaki effectively retired from feature directing with his last film, The Wind Rises, but he always left the door open for other projects. Show More Summary
We have good and bad news not he Studio Ghibli front. The good news is that “retired” animation master Hayao Miyazaki is making a new short film, with the primary character being a caterpillar. And, surprisingly, it seems that the short could be the animator’s first all-CG work. Show More Summary
Studio Ghibili’s legendary Hayao Miyazaki, who announced his retirement last year, will be making the transition to computer animation, according to a report posted on Anime News Network: "Studio Ghibli's Goro Miyazaki… revealed at a talk show event on June 16 that his father, Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, is making... More »
The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco is adding 16 acclaimed films to its programming – including Best Animated Feature Oscar-nominee The Tale of Princess Kaguya and Studio Ghibli’s latest film, When Marnie Was There (Pictured). Show More Summary
Studio Ghibli is dedicated to the animation work of Hayao Miyazaki and it offers up an interesting view of the craft, the way Miyazaki works and even a series of special short films which are only ever shown on site. Interesting, if not a bit challenging, to visit. The post Miyazaki’s Legacy and the Ghibli Museum appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
One would never describe the nightmarish visions of horror author HP Lovecraft as “cute” or “adorable”, yet here we are. Etsy crafter Mari Axel has an array of knitted (and eminently cuddly) Cthulhu toys available for purchase for a loved one who plans to never sleep again. More »
When Marnie Was There Dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi [GKIDS; 2014] by Greer Cloots Rating: In the 30 years since its founding, Japan’s Studio Ghibli and its reigning geniuses Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata have created a slew of animated...Show More Summary