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Hayao Miyazaki

Hollywood Flashback: 13 Years Ago, ‘Spirited Away’ Was an Anime Smash

Director Hayao Miyazaki's 2002 hit went on to become the highest-grossing movie in Japanese history and Japan's only Oscar entry to ever win for best animated feature.

Anime Director Mamoru Hosoda on Drawing by Hand and the Industry Post-Hayao Miyazaki (Q&A)

His anime 'The Boy and the Beast' was the biggest-grossing Japanese film released in 2015, finishing with nearly $60 million domestically.

Makoto Shinkai on His Anime Hit ‘Your Name,’ Being Called the “New Hayao Miyazaki” (Q&A)

His latest film has topped the Japanese box office since its release at the end of August and brought in more than $160 million, becoming the fifth-highest-grossing Japanese film of all time.

Japan’s Studio Ghibli Named Asian Filmmaker of Year by Busan Fest

The anime powerhouse, founded by Hayao Miyazaki, will be honored on its 30th anniversary, as doubts about its future persist.

Hayao Miyazaki to Build Nature Sanctuary for Children on Remote Japanese Island

The animation legend, whose work is filled with wonder and appreciation for the natural world, is spending $2.5 million of his own money on the project.

Hayao Miyazaki Slams Japanese Prime Minister, Reveals New Animation Project

The legendary animator in a rare press conference at his Studio Ghibli in Tokyo says Shinzo Abe is trying "to curb the rise of China with a show of military force, but that is simply impossible."

‘When Marnie Was There’ Director Talks “Mysterious Tone” of New Studio Ghibli Film

GKIDS will release the moving film, based on the British novel of the same name, on May 22 in the U.S.

Animated Bafici Festival To Feature the Latest From Hayao Miyazaki and Bill Plympton (Exclusive)

The animated spin-off of the Buenos Aires Independent Film Fest rolls out

‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ (‘Yume to kyoki no ohkoku’): Toronto Review

Mami Sunada's documentary shines a light on the inner sanctum of legendary anime producers Studio Ghibli.

Academy to Honor Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara

The honors will be presented at the sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8.

Japan’s Studio Ghibli May Have Made Its Last Animated Film

The animation powerhouse's current head says it is considering the end of movie productions following the retirement of Hayao Miyazaki and the underperformance of its latest releases.

Tokyo Film Festival Sets Hideaki Anno Showcase

Fifty works from the "Evangelion" creator, including films, TV animation and shorts from his student days, will be screened in October as part of an emphasis on anime this year.