Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images
Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images

The story of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki: beautiful art and the passion that made anime a world beater

  • Miyazaki, 80, started working in an anime studio in 1963 and co-founded Studio Ghibli in 1985, a year after the release of the first film he wrote and directed
  • Beautiful animation and fresh storytelling lie behind the enduring appeal of films such as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, and The Wind Rises

Knowledge |   Japanese Cinema
Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images
Hayao Miyazaki is the powerhouse behind Studio Ghibli, the world-beating anime studio. Photo: Getty Images
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