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Yakushima in Japan

Have you ever heard a ‘Yakushima’ in Japan? (*shima means ‘island’ in Japanese)
If you are a fun of the Ghibri movie ‘Princess Mononoke’ which is directed by Hayao Miyazaki, you might know about this island because this is a model island where Hayao Miyazaki actually visited and got an idea for making that movie. 356 more words

Nature

Traveling with Totoro (and Kiki too)! Official Studio Ghibli suitcases go on sale

Last week, we took a look at an ad for West Japan Railways that was produced by animators affiliated with Studio Ghibli. If its images of a happy family enjoying the great outdoors had you ready to pack your bags, why not make said bags… 303 more words

Japan

Yume to kyôki no ôkoku


Yume to kyôki no ôkoku (2013)
★★★★ / ★★★★

Director Mami Sunada spends about a year filming inside the renowned Studio Ghibli, responsible for giving movie lovers around the globe masterpieces such as “Grave of the Fireflies,” “Spirited Away,” “Howl’s Moving Castle,” and “From Up on Poppy Hill.” This is where the legendary Hayao Miyazaki creates his memorable works, along with the help of many animators, and the documentary also turns its attention on the process of making his final film, “The Wind Rises.” 530 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

Never-before-seen Miyazaki sketches to go on show at Tokyo exhibition this summer

Illustrations by legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki are among the 130 artworks going on display in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, next month.

The exhibition of background illustrations and character sketches, which have never been on public display before… 280 more words

Japan

Escape From Reality

Gwenn Germain created Celles “Ceux des Cimes et Cieux” as a tribute to animated film director Hayao Miyazaki. It’s imaginative illustration, set to pensive modern-classical music has TSoK’s vote.

Design

Review : When Marnie Was There

Studio Ghibli’s latest, and possibly final movie is an amazing animated feature. It is a shame Ghibli won’t be making any more movies for a while. 1,569 more words

Anime

AX 2015 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium - Final Schedule

The full schedule for this year’s AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium, the Academic Program track at Anime Expo, the largest anime/manga convention in North America, has now been finalized. 2,216 more words

Anime And Manga Studies Symposium