The Simpsons pays tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 21 January 2014

Animation and film making legend Hayao Miyazaki will be ending his illustrious career with his final animated film The Wind Rises. While all of us were still in denial about his retirement, The Simpsons went ahead and made a tribute in their last episode by re-imagining some of Miyazaki’s famous films. Can you spot the […]

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Yes, it’s true: My Neighbor Totoro’s house is for real

Erin Emocling Contributor

By Erin Emocling in Architecture on Friday 23 August 2013

If you have 100 reasons why you want to go to Japan, then make this your 101st: a true-to-life My Neighbor Totoro house. If you’re a rabid fan of Studio Ghibli, seeing these images will surely make you go ku-rei-ji. Everything is meticulously replicated: from its kitchen and bathroom to Satsuki and Mei’s desk and […]

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Richard Wilkinson

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 4 June 2009

Inspired by Hayao Miyazaki and Satochi Kon anime and post-war Japanese advertisements and graphic design, illustrator Richard Wilkinson also brings in touches of cinema and 50s poster design to his elegant, line-driven images. His careful palette of muted colors creates a glowing, mysterious atmosphere.

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