Hayao Miyazaki

Studio Ghibli

Behold the Glorious First Images of the Studio Ghibli Theme Park

Your chance to be inside a Hayao Miyazki film is coming soon.
Beckett Mufson
4.27.18
Animation

China's Answer to Studio Ghibli Is a Stunning Modern Fairy Tale

Citing Hayao Miyazaki, the Coen brothers, and Ang Lee as influences, the creators of 'Big Fish and Begonia' want to make the best animated films in China.
Beckett Mufson
4.6.18
Film

Hayao Miyazaki's Debut Film Is Still an Anime Classic

Miyazaki built his anime empire from the ashes of 'Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro,' which is in theaters this week for the first time in years.
Beckett Mufson
9.14.17
Film

Everything We've Learnt About Hayao Miyazaki Since His False Retirement

Revelations from the first UK screening of the director's cut of 'Never Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki' and an interview with its director, Kaku Arakawa.
Hannah Ewens
4.11.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE UK Morning News Bulletin

Hayao Miyazaki is back, MI6 enlists, ISIS retreats, and much more.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
Animation

Watch a High-Flying Video Dedicated to Miyazaki's Love of Flight

A soaring video essay captures the Japanese animation legend's love of airplanes and gravity-defying sequences.
VICE Staff
3.1.17
Film

18 Genius Hayao Miyazaki Quotes to Celebrate His 76th Birthday

Celebrate another year of the 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke' director.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
Film

Princess Mononoke Is Returning to US Theaters for Two Days Only

For Hayao Miyazaki's birthday, relive the action-packed story of a warrior, a curse, and a princess raised by wolves on the silver screen.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.17
Film

A Rare Studio Ghibli Drama Is Coming to U.S. Theaters

'Ocean Waves' aired on Japanese TV in the 90s, but now a 4K restoration is coming to select US theaters in all its hand-drawn glory.
Beckett Mufson
12.14.16
Film

Miyazaki Is Coming Out of Retirement (Again) for What Could Be His Final Movie

Animation's beloved Japanese grandfather is back for one more feature, to be completed in 2019.
Beckett Mufson
11.14.16
Art

Former Graffito Brings Type-Inspired Murals to Kobe, Japan

San José-based artist Sam Rodriguez brings a style influenced by interesting typefaces and Hayao Miyazaki's color schemes to Kobe.
Beckett Mufson
10.21.16
Art

Someone Designed a 'My Neighbor Totoro' World in Minecraft

Complete with camphor tree, Shinto shrines, and Catbus.
Beckett Mufson
9.6.16
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