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Disney Artist Pays Homage to Studio Ghibli

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Jin Kim, Character Design Supervisor at Walt Disney Animation Studios, drew this Big Hero 6 piece to express his gratitude to Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki.

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Of course, Miyazaki is famous for creating anime like My Neighbor Totoro, which Kim's wonderful tribute references.

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The drawing was first posted online last November, but it's been recently creating a stir online in Japan with Ghibli fans praising the piece.

You can see more of Kim's work on his Tumblr.

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cyclonefx
CycloneFox

The best scene in any movie. Ever.

I'm curious, if Big Hero Six will be good. (It's not out here in Germany, yet)