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New Miyazaki Book: Princess Mononoke: The First Story

Newly published from Viz Media is Hayao Miyazaki's famous storyboard book, "Princess Mononoke: The First Story." This story consists of watercolor image boards created...

Hayao Miyazaki comments on Chihiro’s final test scene in Spirited Away

It’s hard to believe that 13 years have passed since Hayao Miyazaki’s classic Spirited Away, otherwise known as Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, first...

Spirited away released on Blu-ray in the UK

Today Spirited away got the UK release on Blu-Ray. It's still available on DVD of course, but we are happy to see the blu-ray version! Pick...

Studio Ghibli documentary director interview

Mami Sunada was born in Tokyo and studied documentary filmmaking at Keio University. She broke into film by assisting director Hirokazu Kore-eda on Still...

Totoro Catbus scene in Virtual Reality!

You don’t realize the size of Totoro until you’re standing next to him. You have to tilt your head all the way back to...

Totoro cameo in Toy Story 3

Pixar’s cross-movie cameos are legion - Luxo Jr. is a particularly regular walk/bounce-on – but there was special joy to be had from laying...

Hayao Miyazaki receives Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki receives Honorary Oscar, and got a standing ovation, well deserved!

Miyazaki Illustrates Cover of a Short Story Collection

British author of war novels for young audiences Robert Westall is a key figure in the list of international writers who have inspired Hayao...

The Tale of Princess Kaguya review

Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio founded in 1985, has been one of the most important creative forces in contemporary screen culture, producing work...

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Everything We Know About The Sequel To Matt Reeves’ The Batman

Any pessimism surrounding a new Batman movie starring former Twilight actor Robert Pattinson disappeared quickly after the film’s release in March 2022. The Batman,...

Elden Ring’s Studio Ghibli Inspirations and Potential Anime Adaptation

Elden Ring might just go on to be named the game of the year by critics and gamers, despite it only being released on...

5 Anime-Inspired Date Night Ideas

Anime is so popular that finding someone to talk about them isn’t an issue. There are many online and offline gatherings for anime fans....