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On Your Mark

On Your Mark

(Gore) Two cops rescue a winged child in this animated short by Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki. Released in 1995, Miyazaki made it for rock duo Chage & Aska, who used it as the video for their song On Your Mark.

Spirited Away Minecraft Recreation

Spirited Away Minecraft Recreation

Animator Alan Becker and his friend Sean Hein are building a replica of the magical world in Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away using Minecraft. You can download the world and texture pack here. Take the complete tour here.

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The Simpsons Miyazaki Tribute

The Simpsons Miyazaki Tribute

The Simpsons paid tribute to filmmaker, writer, manga artist and Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki, who turned 72 this month, recently said that The Wind Rises is his last feature-length animated film.

Tale of Princess Kaguya (Trailer)

Tale of Princess Kaguya (Trailer)

The full trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Kaguya-hime no Monogatari shows the story’s beginning: a bamboo cutter finds a mystical child inside a bamboo stump and takes her home. This is going to make a lot of kids cry.

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

The latest movie from Studio Ghibli, Kaguya-hime no Monogatari aka The Tale of Princess Kaguya is based on a 10th century Japanese folktale. It’s directed by Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies). More here.

The Wind Rises (Trailer)

The Wind Rises (Trailer)

The latest animated feature from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) is a highly fictionalized – and controversial – biography of engineer Jiro Horikoshi, who designed many of Japan’s WWII fighter planes.

From Up on Poppy Hill (Trailer)

From Up on Poppy Hill (Trailer)

The trailer for the U.S. release of Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill, a movie about young romance blooming in 1960s post-war Japan. It was the top grossing film in Japan in 2011.

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 5)

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 5)

Finally, an English trailer for Studio Ghibli and Level 5’s much-awaited role-playing game for the PS3. Oliver sets out to make a young girl’s heart whole and search for his mother in Ni No Kuni.

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 4)

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 4)

The trailer is in Japanese, but it still doesn’t detract from the gorgeous anime-style graphics of this game. We hope it plays as good as it looks. Coming to North America and Europe in 2012.

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 3)

Ni No Kuni (Trailer 3)

The latest trailer for the Studio Ghibli and Level-5 RPG Ni No Kuni is as enchanting as the others. Top notch art. It would be a crime against humanity not to release this game outside Japan.

Ni No Kuni (Gameplay Trailer)

Ni No Kuni (Gameplay Trailer)

Studio Ghibli and Level 5 might have a masterpiece here. Never in our wildest dreams did we think we’d someday have what amounts to an interactive Ghibli film. International release please!

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