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Pages Cels Stories: Howl's Moving Castle

“A fickle heart is the only constant in this world”

Once upon a time, fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones was visiting a school, where a boy made a simple request: write a book called “ 5,727 more words


"Howl's Moving Castle": Market Chipping (Ribeauvillé, France)

Yes, my people, I have returned after a two-month absence! D:

Anyway, we return to another colorful town in France–Ribeauvillé, this time! Hayao Miyazaki, himself, was said to be inspired by it, so we know the comparisons are spot-on this time. 60 more words

The Best Animated Films of 2014

The time has come for confrontation! (Just Kidding) In all seriousness, I have wanted to write my opinions about the best films last year for awhile now. 4,486 more words


'Spirited Away' & 'The Cat Returns' Arrive On Blu-Ray June 16 From Studio Ghibli & Disney

Disney has officially announced the Blu-Ray releases of two more Studio Ghibli animated classics: ‘Spirited Away’ and ‘The Cat Returns’ both of which will arrive home June 16th on Blu-Ray Combo Pack. 699 more words


The Next Master of Animation

It is no secret that my favorite animation studio has long been Studio Ghibli and I stand in perpetual awe of Hayao Miyazaki’s genius. Ever since the rumors first began of him retiring, I wondered who would take his place as the master of animated magic? 503 more words



(Traveled from February 7 to February 28)

My second Studio Ghibli postcard came from Chang of Huanggong, China. Released in 2001 and written, drawn, and directed by Studio Ghibli’s then director Hayao Miyazaki (hailed by the New Yorker as the “auteur of anime”, … 77 more words


Anubis in Hakone

Again, my hero Anubis. This time on canvas paper. This painting is a kind of an hommage to “Spirited Away”, one of my favorites anime by great Hayao Miyazaki. 41 more words