Starting Point: 1979-1996

Starting Point: 1979-1996

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A hefty compilation of essays (both pictorial and prose), notes, concept sketches and interviews by (and with) Hayao Miyazaki. Arguably the most respected animation director in the world, Miyazaki is the genius behind Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononokeand the Academy Award-winning film, Spirited Away.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 43.18mm | 816.46g
  • Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1421505940
  • 9781421505947
  • 82,860

About Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In September 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival's Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the Festival's Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki's films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award (R) for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro and Howl's Moving Castle, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, which is published in English by VIZ Media. Nausicaa, like many of the director's movies, is now available on DVD in the U.S.show more

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