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What the scenario means to me

I do not know how to write the best scenario. If I knew, I would be able to write one. Scenario-writing ability comes from talent and effort and is not something that can be taught. 151 more words


Hayao Miyazaki Returns to Moviemaking with “How Do You Live?”

A student at the Bronx High School of Science, Wataru Takada has taken numerous advanced placement courses spanning math and the sciences. Proficient in the Japanese language, Wataru Takada enjoys anime and manga, and has translated a number of manga works into English on a volunteer basis. 179 more words

Wataru Takada

Ranking Studio Ghibli Pt 1: From Earthsea to Whispering Hearts...

Ronja: The Robber’s Daughter, Studio Ghibli’s first foray into a television series, is released on Blu-ray and DVD on December 4th in the UK. The mark of Ghibli is a brand of quality and integrity, with over twenty films officially attached to the animation studio. 1,801 more words

Film Lists

The origin of everything

When people speak of a beautiful sunset, do they hurriedly riffle through a book of photographs of sunsets or go in search of a sunset? 97 more words


Anime Movie Review: PHANTOM FLYING SHIP (1969)

As part of my mission to tell you wonderful people about great old anime you may not have heard of….. today we’re going back to the sixties to talk about a little-seen gem. 2,087 more words


Porco Rosso (1992)

Plot: Porco Rosso is an ace pilot who patrols the skies and is well known, mostly for his heroics, but also for his unusual look. A strange spell caused a drastic shift in his facial appearance, as he now he has the face of a pig, hence his moniker. 610 more words

Howl's Moving Castle: Is Life Worth Living?

(To check out the previous essay in this Studio Ghibli essay series click Spirited Away. For the first title in the series click Lupin III… 1,591 more words