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Hayao Miyazaki Declined to Join the Oscar Academy at Least 4 Times

The list of invites who will join the Oscar Academy – 928 in total – has been released, which includes some of the well-known creators/directors of anime films from recent years.

Makoto Shinkai, the director of critically acclaimed anime movie “Your Name,” was one of the few who have been invited to join the Oscar Academy, according to Anime News Network. The two other famed directors mentioned in the invites include: Mamoru Hosoda (“The Boy and The Beast,” “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time,” “Summer Wars.”) and Sunao Katabuchi (“In This Corner of the World”).

Studio Ghibli Watches Celebrating Totoro’s 30th Anniversary Are Seriously Adorable

Japanese watchmaker Seiko has released a new line of casual watches especially made for Studio Ghibli fans.

The collection features eight watches carrying four designs from “My Neighbor Totoro” and another four from “Kiki’s Delivery Service.” Both films, directed by legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, are animated classics beloved by audiences worldwide.

Hayao Miyazaki Admits He Smoked Around Friend Who Died of Lung Cancer During Eulogy

Many friends and colleagues have gathered to say their farewells to one of the legends in the Japanese anime industry, Isao Takahata, with his close friend, Hayao Miyazaki, delivering an emotional eulogy and remembering the memorable moments they’ve spent together.

While speaking in front of friends and colleagues by the portrait of Takahata surrounded by thousands of flowers on Tuesday, Miyazaki shared the time when they had to ask the late co-founder of Studio Ghibli if he could stop his smoking habit and how he purposely smoked beside him after he quit.

Japanese Artist’s Stunning Instagram Brings Food From Hayao Miyazaki’s Films to Life

Meals in anime movies can look quite mouthwatering, and you can’t help but wonder how they would taste like in real life, especially with the colorful presentation and delightful combination of food.

Luckily, a female Japanese food artist, En93kitchen, decided to recreate some anime meals, bringing to life some of the food seen in movies created by Studio Ghibli and legendary Japanese director, Hayao Miyazaki, according to Bored Panda.

The Reason Hayao Miyazaki Came Out of Retirement Will Bring You to Tears

Legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement to do one more feature length film, but the reason for his decision hasn’t been explained until now.

According to Studio Ghibli co-founder and producer, Toshio Suzuki, Miyazaki wanted to do one last anime film — the upcoming project “Boro the Caterpillar” — because he wanted to leave it as a legacy for his grand son.

Why Hayao Miyazaki’s Producer Sent Harvey Weinstein a Katana

As the public eye continuously uncovers more skeletons from Harvey Weinstein’s past, one interesting tidbit of cinema history was also unearthed by some resourceful netizens.

This particular info involved Studio Ghibli’s legendary director, Hayao Miyazaki, getting the best of the 65-year-old disgraced studio executive/outed sexual predator at one point in his career.