Even if your personal Miyazaki collection is comprehensive, I bet you have some friends and family members who would appreciate his films. Several of his best are down to $13 on Blu-ray on Amazon right now, which is just about as cheap as they ever get.
Studio Ghibli’s films are legendary for multiple reasons, one of course being the gorgeous animation, much of it hand drawn. Even in the 21st century, when most studios were using CGI to create feature-length films, Hayao Miyazaki, for example. went back to traditional styles for his 2008 film Ponyo.
The legendary Hayao Miyazaki has made his first-ever all CG work! It’s a 10-minute short film that will run at the Ghibli Museum in Japan, and apparently took him three years to make. Still, it’s nice to know he’s filling his time after retiring from animation... with more animation.
When Tony Stark tried to create Ultron in the second Avengers movie, his plan was to create a a series of robots that could police the entire world. But apparently he also had a secret agenda — to pay homage to a classic Studio Ghibli anime film directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Whether you think of him as the world's greatest anime director, one of the greatest animators of all time, or perhaps one of the best directors period, the works of Hayao Miyazaki are beyond compare… except perhaps to each other. Here's the best of his best.
Interested in what happens inside the world's most famous anime studio? Then you'll need to check out the documentary The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, now available on VOD. We have an exclusive clip from the doc, where a relatively young Miyazaki gives a "love it or leave it" speech to his new employees.
Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and writer/director of Spirited Away, said in a recent interview he plans to "to continue making anime until I die." So what is he working on?
Isao Takahata and Studio Ghibli's stunning new film The Tale of The Princess Kaguya opens in New York and Los Angeles today, with a nation-wide release coming later. Not that you should need another reason to see this beautiful, haunting movie, but this final English-language trailer is especially stunning.
It seems impossible that Hayao Miyazaki has won only one Academy Award over his lengthy career — for Spirited Away — but that number will double when the Academy bestows am honorary Lifetime Achievement Award to the Studio Ghibli co-founder at the sixth annual Governors Awards program.
Fox's Animation Domination HD is probably best-known for their terrifying, disgusting "Scientifically Accurate" cartoons. But upon the news that Ghibli may cease production, the animators created this genuinely poignant goodbye to the anime studio that gave us Spirited Away, Totoro and more.
Studio Ghibli's beautiful new film The Tale of Princess Kaguya will come to America on October 17th, with the voice of Chloe Moretz as Kaguya. Based on the classic Japanese folk tale of the bamboo cutter, Kaguya was directed by Isao Takahata and will be released by Gkids, likely just in time for awards consideration.
When Marnie Was There, the 1967 novel by Joan G. Robinson. It was #18 on Hayao Miyazaki's list of recommended children's books, so this shouldn't be a shock, although it's worth pointing out that Marnie will be directed by The Secret World of Arriety's Hiromasa Yonebayashi, as Miyazaki still maintains he's retired.
Do you have three minutes? Do you like beauty? Then I highly recommend to take some time to watch this new, lengthy trailer for Studio Ghibli's new film The Tale of Princess Kaguya. Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) directed this gorgeous movie based on the classic Japanese legend The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter.
The newest movie from Studio Ghibli is not the newest movie from famed director Hayao Miyazaki. The Tale of Princess Kaguya is actually the first film by Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata in 14 years. His films are usually overshadowed by Miyazaki's work... but this trailer reveals this probably won't be a problem for …
The Winchester brothers may spend most of their time hunting demons, but that still leaves them plenty of time to act like idiots, forget their lines, and make each other blow takes as this lengthy Supernatural season 8 gag reel proves. Also, there's a bit of unnaturally long bro-hugging for you fan fic-ionados.…
You don’t have to celebrate Labor Day to know marathoning a TV series is a pleasantly lazy way to spend the weekend. I don’t know why companies waited until after Labor Day to release this cornucopia of TV DVD sets, but oh well. Plus, there’s a new Ghibli flick, Sharknado and MST3K: The Movie!
Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of such films as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and countless other masterpieces, has announced his retirement from feature films.
Would you like to see a bit of Studio Ghibli's newest film The Wind Rises and know what the hell is going on? Well, today is your lucky day, because the first English-subtitled trailer has finally arrived.
Hayao Miyazaki. Osamu Tezuka. Hideaki Anno. You know these names, and if you don’t, you know their work (Spirited Away, Astro Boy and Evangelion, respectively). But not every awesome anime in every famous director’s oeuvre gets the same attention, so here are eight works by anime's greatest directors you probably…
He’ll do it, too! This catbus is a monster! A giant, furry, adorable monster who stars in the greatest kids’ movie of all time! Plus sexy vampires, underage werewolves, badass bike messengers and more, all in this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases!