There’s a long-standing urban legend that part of Princess Mononoke is really about leprosy. Now, the film’s creator, Hayao Miyazaki, confirmed that this was no legend. It’s a fact.
It’s a collaboration that won’t happen anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean one can’t imagine it.
Make no mistake. Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli fame doesn’t seem easy to please—even if you are his son. Rather, especially if you are his son.
Oh hey, another wallpaper-worthy Minecraft build.
Track: Take Me Home, Country Roads | Album: Whisper of the Heart Soundtrack | Artist: Yoko Honna
Track: Rouge no Dengon | Album: Kiki’s Delivery Service Soundtrack/Single | Artist: Yumi Matsutoya
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.
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.
This video is not new. But damn, it’s cute.
All you need are some paper cut-outs, maybe some googly eyes, and a cat. Don’t forget the cat! That’s very important.
My Neighbor Totoro is a family favorite. Kids and adults alike love the story of two sisters in the idyllic Japanese countryside with magical creatures. But for some viewers, there’s darkness seething underneath. Totoro is no cuddly critter. He is a killer.
Many Studio Ghibli movies have easter eggs, which probably slip by most viewers. Don’t be “most viewers” and see what you might’ve have missed.
Hayao Miyazaki has retired from feature film making. But before he did, there was a manga he was keen to turn into a movie, but didn’t. That manga was Parasyte.
Studio Ghibli's last film for the foreseeable future was released last year in Japan. And now GKids has the US trailer for When Marnie Was There. It's exactly what you'd expect and fairly wonderful.
Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan’s most celebrated anime creators. He also has the reputation of being a bit outspoken of his opinions. Like how using an iPad is like masturbation, or that time he said he hated cars because they were American. Wait, what?
In the Studio Ghibli anime My Neighbor Totoro*, there is a scene in which the family moves into their new house and finds the attic crawling with soot sprites. This is kind of like that, but WITH SPIDERS.
Last week, Studio Ghibli's Hiromasa Yonebayashi was talking about what kind of anime he would like to make next. This week, he's revealed he already left the studio.