The Ghibliotheque Anime Movie Guide

The Ghibliotheque Anime Movie Guide : The Essential Guide to Japanese Animated Cinema

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Explore the magical world of anime through 30 classic films in this new book from the authors of Ghibliotheque.

From box office hits such as Akira, Ghost in the Shell and Your Name to a host of deeper cuts, hidden gems and future classics, this revealing guide lifts the lid on Japanese animated cinema.

Join Jake Cunningham and Michael Leader, hosts of the acclaimed Ghilbiotheque podcast, as they review 30 of the best anime movies ever created, explaining why each is a must-see and detailing the intriguing stories behind their creation.

An insight into a unique artform, this stunning book is packed with film stills, movie posters and director portraits, and offers an enchanting, enlightening and meticulously researched guide for newcomers and die-hard fans alike.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 185 x 237 x 22.86mm | 725.75g
  • Welbeck
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 clr and b&w images
  • 1802792880
  • 9781802792881
  • 389,919

Table of contents

Introduction * Akira * The Animatrix * A Silent Voice * Belladonna of Sadness * Belle * Children of the Sea * Cowboy Bebop: The Movie * Ghost in the Shell * Giovanni's Island * In his Corner of the World * Interstella 5555 * Jin-Roh * Little Norse Prince * Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro * Metropolis * Millennium Actress * Mind Game * Miss Hokusai * Modest Heroes * Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone * Night On the Galactic Railroad * Ninja Scroll * On-Gaku * Panda and the Magic Serpent * Promare * Redline * Roujin Z * Royal Space Force * Tekkonkinkreet * Your Name
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About Michael Leader

Michael Leader is a writer and broadcaster whose writing has appeared in Sight & Sound and Little White Lies, and whose voice has appeared on podcasts and radio ranging from Ghibliotheque and Truth & Movies to BBC Front Row and BBC Radio 5. At Little Dot Studios, he is a Senior Producer working on projects related to film and video games. He lives in London with his partner and a small child.

Jake Cunningham is a writer and producer working in film and audio. At Little Dot Studios he works across podcasts and video essay production with a focus on film. As well as Ghibliotheque, he has appeared on air for the BBC World Service; and has written and voiced video essays for the BBC and Little White Lies. He has written about film for The I, BFI, NME and more. He lives in London with his partner and a small dog.
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