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New illustrated Studio Ghibli folding fans: A beautiful way to deal with Japan’s summertime heat

Totoro, Jiji, and No Face are here to provide a cool breeze as you set out on warm-weather adventures of your own. 412 more words


74. Tonari no Totoro (My Neighbour Totoro) - Anime April 2018 (#137)

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney and with special guests Graham Day and Marianne Cassidy, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. 608 more words


Animation International: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke- Hime) (1997)

Released: July 12th, 1997

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

English Dubbed Voice Cast: Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Mini Driver, John DiMaggio, Claire Danes, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gillian Anderson, Tara Strong… 1,533 more words


Plan to turn real-world shrine from Studio Ghibli anime into a parking lot upsets fans, residents

Shinto shrine was featured in recently deceased anime director Isao Takahata’s Pom Poko. 584 more words



“Don’t expect perfection at first” – Shirou Nishi, Whisper of the Heart

  1. The films that Miyazaki directs are actually created completely in his vision. He’s the one to storyboard everything, and then use those images to create his films…
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Savoring the moments

Here at the dining table again, eating leftover potato soup out of my favorite chipped coffee cup from Haslam’s book store.  Gave it a shot of Tabasco to liven things up. 693 more words