The Art of Howl's Moving Castle

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421500492

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

View: 8205

An in-depth look at the concept and artwork of the movie features a collection of concept sketches, fully rendered character and background drawing, paintings and cell images, along with interviews and comments from the production staff and director.

The Animé Art of Hayao Miyazaki

Author: Dani Cavallaro

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786451297

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 212

View: 8541

The thought-provoking, aesthetically pleasing animated films of Hayao Miyazaki attract audiences well beyond the director’s native Japan. Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away were critically acclaimed upon U.S. release, and the earlier My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service have found popularity with Americans on DVD. This critical study of Miyazaki’s work begins with an analysis of the visual conventions of manga, Japanese comic books, and animé; an overview of Japanese animated films; and a consideration of the techniques deployed by both traditional cel and computer animation. This section also details Miyazaki’s early forays into comic books and animation, and his output prior to his founding of Studio Ghibli. Part Two concentrates on the Studio Ghibli era, outlining the company’s development and analyzing the director’s productions between 1984 and 2004, including Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro and his newest film, Howl’s Moving Castle. The second section also discusses other productions involving Studio Ghibli, including Grave of the Fireflies and The Cat Returns. Appendices supply additional information about Studio Ghibli’s merchandise production, Miyazaki’s global fan base, and the output of other Ghibli directors.

Das wandelnde Schloss

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551787736

Category:

Page: 167

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The Late Works of Hayao Miyazaki

A Critical Study, 2004-2013

Author: Dani Cavallaro

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786495189

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

View: 8639

Once a favorite of mainly art house audiences, Hayao Miyazaki's films have enjoyed increasing exposure in the West since his Spirited Away won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2003. The award signaled a turning point for Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli, bringing his films prominence in the media and driving their distribution in multiple formats. This book explores the closing decade of Miyazaki's career (2004-2013), providing a close study of six feature films to which he contributed, including three he directed (Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo and The Wind Rises). Seven short films created for exclusive screening at Tokyo's Ghibli Museum are also covered, four of which were directed by Miyazaki.

Howls Moving Castle Picture Book

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421500904

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 184

View: 5043

Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.

Prinzessin Mononoke

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551741516

Category:

Page: 143

View: 6653

Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle

Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation

Author: Susan J. Napier

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250117720

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 384

View: 6266

This new edition of the groundbreaking popular book is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Academy Award given to Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. It confirmed that anime is more than just children's cartoons, often portraying important social and cultural themes. With new chapters on Spirited Away and other recent releases, including Howl's Moving Castle--Miyazaki's latest hit film, already breaking records in Japan--this edition will be the authoritative source on anime for an exploding market of viewers who want to know more.

The Moral Narratives of Hayao Miyazaki

Author: Eric Reinders

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476664528

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 228

View: 4126

Widely regarded as Japan's greatest animated director, Hayao Miyazaki creates films lauded for vibrant characters and meaningful narrative themes. Examining the messages of his 10 full-length films--from Nausicaa (1984) to The Wind Rises (2013)--this study analyzes each for its religious, philosophical and ethical implications. Miyazaki's work addresses a coherent set of human concerns, including adolescence, good and evil, our relationship to the past, our place in the natural order, and the problems of living in a complex and ambiguous world. Exhibiting religious influences without religious endorsement, his films urge nonjudgment and perseverance in everyday life.

The Art of My Neighbor Totoro

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 112

View: 7833

A generous collection of concept sketches, fully rendered character and background drawings, paintings and cell images! Meet the film's principal characters and read interviews and comments with the production staff.

Art of Kiki's Delivery Service

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421505930

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

View: 7397

A 13-year old girl sets off on a journey to become a witch. In the process, she learns how to be a woman. Based on the movie of the same name, this prestige format, lavishly illustrated hard-bound book gives fans a rare glimpse into the creative process of Academy Award-winning director Hayo Miyazaki.

The Art of Ponyo

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421566023

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

View: 5897

Ponyo, loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, is a hand-drawn feature-length film of breathtaking beauty and charm. The art of the film entails not only cels, but striking watercolor and pastel concept sketches and layout pages. Interviews with production principles about their daring choice to hand draw a film in the age of CGI, and the voice-over screenplay itself, complete the package.

Howl's Moving Castle Film Comic

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421500911

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 176

View: 5932

Sophie thinks of herself as plain and boring, especially compared to her vivacious younger sister Lettie. Sophie expects to spend the rest of her life quietly making hats in the back room of her family's shop, but as her country prepares for war, she is forced to set out on an extraordinary adventure! After a escaping the unwanted attentions of some bored soldiers with the help of a handsome stranger, Sophie returns home only to be accosted by the infamous Witch of the Waste! The Witch lays a curse on her, turning Sophie into a creaky old woman. Sophie knows she has to leave town, and soon finds herself taking shelter in the moving castle of the dread wizard Howl...who is rumoured to eat women's hearts!

Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth 3

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241214424

Category: Travel

Page: 608

View: 6192

Rough Guides' bestselling, inspirational travel ebook, featuring 1000 unique experiences around the globe. Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is the product of the combined travel experience of Rough Guides' authors over the last 30 years, each an expert in his or her own territory. Our authors have cherry-picked their favourite experiences from their travels to inspire yours - making this the perfect book for planning your next big adventure, or just dreaming of future travels. The third edition has been fully revised, with stunning, brand-new colour photos throughout, and a wealth of new writing, from taking breakfast in a Burmese teahouse to witnessing the world's most intense storms in Venezuela. Entries are divided into regions, so it's easy to go straight to the part of the world you're interested in, and all the nitty-gritty practical information you'll need to find out more is contained in the "Need to know" sections at the end of each chapter. Packed full of inspiring ideas and beautiful photography, Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is pure escapism for active travellers and armchair fantasists alike.

Hayao Miyazaki

Japan's Premier Anime Storyteller

Author: Jeff Lenburg

Publisher: Chelsea House Publications

ISBN: 9781438139265

Category: Animators

Page: 121

View: 4172

Chronicles the life and career of the Japanese animation filmmaker who is one of the most respected professionals in the field and is known for his work on "Kiki's Delivery Service," "Princess Mononoke," and "Spirited away."

The Art of Castle in the Sky

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421582726

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 194

View: 786

The definitive examination of the art and animation of Studio Ghibli’s masterpiece of fantasy and flight, Castle in the Sky! The latest in the perennially popular line of Studio Ghibli art books, which includes interviews, concept sketches, and finished animation cels from classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky was the first feature film produced by the legendary Studio Ghibli. Sheeta, a girl who has the power to defy gravity, is on the run from pirates when she meets the young inventor Pazu. Together they explore the secrets of Laputa, a flying city constructed by a long-lost race of people. All of Miyazaki’s major themes—the power of flight, the bravery of young women, and a world wrecked by change—are captured with beautiful animation and joyous storytelling.

Fauler Zauber

Roman

Author: Diana Wynne Jones

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426452464

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7081

In ihrem humorvollen High-Fantasy-Roman erzählt die preisgekrönte britische Autorin Diana Wynne Jones, wie sich eine magische Welt als lukrative Geschäftsidee entpuppt. Ausnahmslos alle – die Zauberer, Soldaten, Bauern, Drachen und Elfen – haben die Nase voll von Mr. Chesneys „Pilgerfahrten“. Jahr für Jahr fallen Touristengruppen aus der benachbarten Welt ein, um ein klassisches Fantasy-Abenteuer zu erleben – mit allem, was dazu gehört: bösen Magierinnen, gefährlichen Drachen und dem furchteinflößenden Dunklen Fürsten. Stets werden andere Bewohner des Reiches dazu auserwählt, diese Rollen zu übernehmen. Aber dieses Jahr reicht es den Leuten. Mr. Chesney mag einen mächtigen Dämon an seiner Seite haben, doch ein Orakel weiß Rat. Nun ist es an Zauberer Derk und seiner Familie aus Menschen und Greifen, den Verwüstungen Einhalt zu gebieten und ihre Welt zu retten. „Niemand erzählt so magische Geschichten wie Diana Wynne Jones.“ Neil Gaiman

Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind

Perfect Collection

Author: N.A

Publisher: Viz

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 4972

Originally published: Japan: Tokuma Shoten Co., 1983.

The Art of Porco Rosso

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781591167044

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 208

View: 3083