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Online Artists Offer a Heartwarming Thank You to Hayao Miyazaki

Simone Collins | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

Hayao Miyazaki by Jackie W Of all the animated films that have arrived in the United States from Japan, those produced by Studio Ghibli have been th...

Animation Legend Says Goodbye

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

TOKYO — The Japanese master of whimsical animation, Hayao Miyazaki, has retired before. This time, he says he really means it. Miyazaki is one ...

Legendary Director Announces Retirement

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy -- Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazaki's animation studio says `'The Wind Rises," in competition at the Venice Film Festival, will be ...

From Apocalyptic Tapestries to Apocalyptic Conferences: Watching and Waiting for the End of the World

Susan J. Napier | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Susan J. Napier

Eschatology, the study of the end of the world, can seem a little heavy duty but these days it seems to me that discussions of apocalypse can be pretty significant, if not actually sexy.

The Story Of A Japanese Girl And Her Pig Parents

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

The images reposted here originally appeared in a post for JoBlo.com. Over at the movie-cataloguing site JoBlo, a guy named Steve Seigh keeps writi...

WATCH: The 20 Most Innovative Animated Films

Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts

Animation has long experienced the stigma that it is a medium designed for children, yet examples can be seen that defy this classification. Many ...

HuffPost Review: Ponyo

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's a dreamlike quality to the storytelling in Ponyo that takes it into a fairy-tale realm. The magical qualities serve the story, making Ponyo a tale that will transport mentally.