THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI Available on Blu-ray Exclusively via Amazon.com November 17
Academy Award-Winning Director’s Films Come Together in a Single Collection
Source: Walt Disney Studios, Click Communications press release
Special Thanks to Jennifer Malone and Ryan Smith
Experience the majestic works of one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema. Hayao Miyazaki weaves his unique style of artistry and epic adventure into astonishing tales of triumph, bursting with imagination and wonder. Disney presents for the first time in North America THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI, including all 11 of Miyazaki’s feature-length masterpieces — complete with hours of captivating bonus features — in one spectacular 12-disc collection available on Blu-ray exclusively via Amazon.com on November 17, 2015.
• LUPIN THE THIRD: THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO (ルパン三世 カリオストロの城, Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro, 1979)
• NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (風の谷のナウシカ, Kaze no Tani no Naushika, 1984)
• CASTLE IN THE SKY (天空の城ラピュタ Tenkuu no Shiro Rapyuta, 1986)
• MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (となりのトトロ, Tonari no Totoro, 1988)
• KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (魔女の宅急便, Majo no Takkyuubin, 1989)
• PORCO ROSSO (紅の豚, Kurenai no Buta, 1992)
• PRINCESS MONONOKE (もののけ姫, Mononoke Hime, 1997)
• SPIRITED AWAY (千と千尋の神隠し, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, 2001)
• HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (ハウルの動く城, Hauru no Ugoku Shiro, 2004)
• PONYO (崖の上のポニョ, Gake no Ue no Ponyo, 2008)
• THE WIND RISES (風立ちぬ, Kaze Tachinu, 2013)
• YUKI’S SUN (雪の太陽, Yuki no Taiyo, 1972) – TV pilot based on an original manga by Tetsuya Chiba, directed by Hayao Miyazaki who was also in charge of storyboards and key animation.
• LITTLE SAMURAI (赤胴鈴之助, Akado Suzunosuke, 1972) – Three episodes (Episode 26, 27 & 41) of the hit anime series with storyboarding and more by Hayao Miyazaki.
• Director Hayao Miyazaki Retirement Press Conference, Uncut Version
A collector’s edition book featuring “The Great Dichotomy: Looking at the Works of Hayao Miyazaki” by Tomohiro Machiyama, which explores the themes and techniques of this revered Japanese filmmaker, and selected text from Hayao Miyazaki’s initial notes and creative proposals for the production of each film.
Release Date: November 17, 2015
Audio: English, Japanese, and English DVS 1.0 Mono
Subtitles: English, French & Spanish
LUPIN THE THIRD: THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO Original comic books created by Monkey Punch © Monkey Punch All Rights Reserved. © TMS All Rights Reserved. Produced by TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. Under License from Eastern Star Inc.
NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND © 1984 Nibariki • GH
CASTLE IN THE SKY © 1986 Nibariki • G
MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO © 1988 Nibariki • G
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE © 1989 EikoKadono • Nibariki • GN
PORCO ROSSO © 1992 Nibariki • GH
PRINCESS MONONOKE © 1997 Nibariki • GND
SPIRITED AWAY © 2001 Nibariki• GNDDTM
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE © 2004 Nibariki • GNDDDT
PONYO © 2008, © 2009 Nibariki• GNDHDDT
THE WIND RISES © 2013 Nibariki • GNDHDDTK
Hayao Miyazaki Self-Portrait © Nibariki
YUKI NO TAIYO © Tetsuya Chiba • TMS. All Rights Reserved.
AKADO SUZUNOSUKE © Tsunayoshi Takeuchi / Earth Project • TMS. All Rights Reserved.
About Studio Ghibli
Studio Ghibli was founded in 1985 by animated film directors Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, and has produced twenty-one feature-length films. Most Studio Ghibli films have ranked number one at the box office in Japan in the year in which they were released. SPIRITED AWAY, directed by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 2001, is the all-time highest grossing film in Japan, earning over 30 billion yen at the box office. The studio’s SPIRITED AWAY (2001) and HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004) are among Japan’s top 5 highest grossing films. Studio Ghibli films have garnered numerous awards and critical acclaim from critics and animation specialists around the world. SPIRITED AWAY was awarded the Golden Bear for Best Feature Film at the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival and won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 2003 U.S. Academy Awards. In October 2001, Studio Ghibli, in conjunction with The Tokuma Memorial Cultural Foundation for Animation, founded the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka, designed by Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli’s film, THE WIND RISES, written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was released in Japan on July 20, 2013, and was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. In 2014 Hayao Miyazaki was presented with an Lifetime Achievement Award “Oscar” award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA, directed by Isao Takahata, opened in Japan on November 23, 2013, and was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE, directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (director of ARRIETTY), opened in Japan in July 2014.
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