Porco Rosso - the Art of

Porco Rosso - the Art of

Hardback Studio Ghibli Library

By (author) Hayao Miyazaki

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  • Publisher: Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 307mm x 23mm | 1,247g
  • Publication date: 10 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: San Francisco
  • ISBN 10: 1591167043
  • ISBN 13: 9781591167044
  • Sales rank: 71,661

Product description

In early 1930's era Italy, bounty hunters and high flyers of all sorts rule the skies. The most cunning and skilled of these pilots is Porco Rosso, a man cursed with the head of a pig after watching the spirits of the pilots killed in the last air battle he fought in rise to the heavens. He now makes a living taking jobs, such as rescuing those kidnapped by air pirates. Donald Curtis, Porco's rival in the air and in catching the affections of women, provides a constant challenge to the hero, culminating in a hilarious, action-packed finale.

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Author information

Hayao Miyazaki is the prominent director of many popular animated feature films. He is also the co-founder of Studio Ghibli, the award-winning Japanese animation studio and production company behind worldwide hits such as PRINCESS MONONOKE, HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE and SPIRITED AWAY.