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Film
 

The Wind Rises

The news that The Wind Rises would be Hayao Miyazaki’s final film signalled the end of a significant era in animation. With his collection of beautiful and dedicated work stretching right back to the early 70s, a lot rests on i...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Features
 

Celebrating Studio Ghibli

When Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata formed Studio Ghibli (meaning “Mediterranean wind”) they had one dream in mind: to breathe life into Japanese animation industry. Nearly three decades later, the pair are now regarded as th...

 
 
DVD And Blu-ray
 

From Up On Poppy Hill

Studio Ghibli’s magic is a fey and insubstantial thing. It can’t be stamped, filed, indexed or codified but it’s unmistakable. So when, last week, Studio founder Hayo Hiyazaki announced that he was retiring, anime aficionados h...