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  • Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar
    Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki Awarded Honorary Oscar

    Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli, was in Hollywood this weekend to receive a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. John Lasseter, chief creative office at Disney and Pixar, introduced the master calling him “the most original filmmaker to ever work in…

  • Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray
    Disney Releases Three Studio Ghibli Films on Blu-Ray

    Editor: Please welcome new guest author Jeff Birou! Last week, Disney, through its North American distribution partnership with Japan’s Studio Ghibli, released three more titles from Ghibli’s catalog on DVD and for the first time on Blu-ray: The Secret World of Arrietty (2010; 2011 in North America), Whisper of the…

  • Hayao Miyazaki to produce first sequel
    Hayao Miyazaki to produce first sequel

    Whatever disease Pixar has, it is spreading across The Pacific Ocean to Japan. Studio Ghibli Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki has announced he is working on his first sequel. Porco Rosso: The Last Sortie will be a sequel to the 1992 film Porco Rosso. The initial film was set in WWI…

  • Hayao Miyazaki Profiled
    Hayao Miyazaki Profiled

    Trevor Hogg of the UK Film critic site Flickering Myth has just finished his 5 part series on Japan’s Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki, also known as the Japanese Walt Disney. Disney has partnered with Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli to bring his works to America in the theaters and on DVD, usually…

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