Ishirō Honda’s 1954 masterpiece remains the gold standard in kaiju cinema.
Read the full Review over at Nerd Bastards (Originally Published 05/13/14).
The story of Kiki’s Delivery Service starts way back in 1987, when Studio Ghibli obtained the rights to Eiko Kadono’s novel Witch’s Delivery Service. At the time, both of the Studio’s main creative forces, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, were occupied working on 1,135 more words
The Japanese phrased used to describe any and all live-action film of television drama that features significant use to special effects if “tokusatsu”. Tokusatsu literally translate to “special filming”. 365 more words
My Neighbor Totoro is Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, which probably makes it the best animated movie ever made, and definitely puts it amongst the very best movies -in general, not only animated ones- ever made.Totoro, the furry forest spirit that gives name to the movie, has become Studio Ghibli’s mascot. 1,182 more words
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Thanks to everyone who entered the competition to win a copy of Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist on DVD & Blu-Ray plus 2 randomly selected Manga UK DVD and/or Blu-Ray titles!. 109 more words
Studio Ghibli was founded in 1984 by director Hayao Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki. Another member who quickly joined their ranks was Isao Takahata, who had come into the animation business working on some television series (I’m only familiar with his anime version of 1,293 more words