Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki to Receive an Honorary Oscar

Hayao Miyazaki will receive an honorary Oscar for his work in filmmaking. A fitting tribute after the director announced his retirement little over a year ago. Miyazaki won an Oscar in 2003 in the Animated Feature Film category for his film ...

Famed Director Hayao Miyazaki Announces Retirement

Distressing news for animation fans arrived from the Venice Film Festival over the weekend. Hayao Miyazaki, director of such fan and critic favorites such as Spirited Away and Ponyo, as well as the upcoming The Wind Rises, announced that his ...

Ghibli’s Greatest Hits: A Theatrical Retrospective

A theatrical retrospective revived the Japanese studio’s adored anime classics. No creator in the world of anime commands nearly the level of respect that Hayao Miyazaki has earned over his lengthy career— and rightly so, as the 71-year-old ...