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The Genius of Studio Ghibli

“I’ve become sceptical of the unwritten rule that just because a boy and a girl appear in the same feature, romance must ensue. Rather, I want to portray a slightly different relationship, one where the two mutually inspire each other to live – if I’m able to, then perhaps I’ll be closer to portraying to a true expression of love.”

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The Wind Rises (2013)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki (Screenplay) Mike Jones (Screenplay Adaptation English)


Plot: A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. 557 more words


Blu-ray Review: The Wind Rises

Starring: Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stanley Tucci
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Rating: 8/10

The fact that The Wind Rises is almost certainly Hayao Miyazaki’s last film places a special burden of expectation on it. 913 more words


Fan offers theory that Ghibli’s Tombo grew up to be another beloved children’s character

While the settings of Studio Ghilbi’s anime are filled with whimsy and fantasy, their characters can at times seem remarkably real. Even if you’ve never found a forest serviced by a network of Cat Buses, for example, the emotions that… 424 more words



From today you can now take home epic spartan saga 300: Rise of an Empire, light hearted comedy Blended and Studio Gihbli’s The Wind Rises. 14 more words


Sketchy Sunday: Totoro

I’ve always been a sketcher, so I thought I would use the blog to showcase some of my work.

A couple months ago, I had the pleasure of seeing “My Neighbor Totoro.”  It’s a wonderful Japanese film that captures childhood’s sense of play and imagination better than most.   70 more words

Amuse Me Adventure #2: Hayao Miyazaki

Spirited Away, Totoro, and SO MUCH HAYAO MIYAZAKI LOVE~

On a quest to see anything related to Hayao Miyazaki’s famous animated works, I joined Sarah Yang along with roomie Minyoung right after getting my alien registration card on Friday, September 19th. 462 more words