Ghibli's New Movie Is Beautiful (But It Has Its Problems)

This past weekend, The Wind Rises (風立ちぬ), the newest film from acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki was released in theaters across Japan. But how does Studio Ghibli's latest film stack up against classics like Spirited Away, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and Princess Mononoke? Read on to find out! » 7/23/13 8:00am 7/23/13 8:00am

Hayao Miyazaki Says Cutesy Anime Voices Are “Unbearable”

Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is known for iconic anime like My Neighbor Totoro. He's also known for telling it like it is. If he thinks using the iPad looks like masturbation, then he's gonna damn well say that. But this time, he's talking about voice acting—cutesy voice acting that he finds "unbearable". » 7/04/13 9:00am 7/04/13 9:00am