Tag Archives: Studio Ghibli

The Boy and the Heron - A New Myth by the Anime Maestro Hayao Miyazaki

The Boy and the Heron  - A New Myth by the Anime Maestro Hayao Miyazaki
The latest film directed by the 83-year-old anime master Hayao Miyazaki (宮崎駿) ‘The boy and the Heron’ (君たちはどう生きるか) has won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Oscar (his second after ‘Spirited Away’). The film took almost a decade to complete and saw Miyazaki once again return from retirement.
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August Spotlight: Laputa Castle in the Sky

August Spotlight: Laputa Castle in the Sky
Released on August 2, 1986, Laputa: Castle in the Sky was the first full length film produced by Studio Ghibli. Written and directed by Miyazaki Hayao, and produced by Takahata Isao, the film was a box office hit and became hugely influential both at home in Japan and abroad.Laputa originates ...
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July Spotlight: Mononoke Hime

July Spotlight: Mononoke Hime
This month’s spotlight we’re celebrating 25 years of one of the masterpieces of Studio Ghibli, Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫). Released on July 12, 1997 in Japan, and the in West two years later, it brought Studio Ghibli more popularity on the global stage. One of the most interesting ...
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