For over four decades, Hayao Miyazaki's animated films have enchanted audiences of all ages, offering timeless explorations of youth and what it means to grow up.
This book, published for the inaugural exhibition at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, introduces hundreds of original production materials – concept sketches, storyboards, character designs, layouts, backgrounds and production cels – including artworks never before seen outside of Studio Ghibli’s archives.Miyazaki's animated films, often featuring children navigating unfamiliar and challenging worlds, offer timeless explorations of youth and what it means to grow up.
This title accompanies the first ever retrospective dedicated to the legendary filmmaker in North America and introduces hundreds of original production materials, including artworks never before seen outside of Studio Ghibli’s archives. Concept sketches, character designs, storyboards, layouts, backgrounds and production cels from his early career through all 11 of his feature films, including My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001) and Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), offer insight into Miyazaki’s creative process and masterful animation techniques.
300 colour illustrations
22.9 x 27.3 cm