Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival's Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the festival's Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki's films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that chronicle his early career and the development of his theories of animation.
Great great great series! The characters, the story, the art, the universe created by Miyazaki...simply brilliant! Having all the volumes in two nice big books is awesome as well.Published 1 month ago by Rivs
The was one of my first experiences with manga, and it remains my favourite. Miyazaki's artwork is beautifully detailed and his writing is a pleasure to read.Published 7 months ago by uncaringbear
The quality of books is just fine. But the book is the best manga I've ever read!Published 9 months ago by Yong Zhou