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Hayao Miyazaki, legendary Japanese animator, has come out of retirement — to work in 3D
Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki insisted that his 2013 feature, The Wind Rises, would be his last. But the mastermind behind such beloved works as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away is, in fact, back at the drawing board. Still, he might not exactly be doing a lot of drawing, per se.That's because the proposed short film (only 10 minutes!) will be Miyazaki's first ever in a 3D CG format. This despite the director having claimed in 2005, "I think CGI has the potential to equal or even surpass what the human hand can do, but it is far too late for me to try it." Miyazaki's new film will star a "hairy caterpillar" as its protagonist, Variety reports. While it is so far only slated to be shown in the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo, and will take an estimated three years to complete, don't despair — that gives you all the more time to start planning your trip to Japan now. Jeva Lange

Happy 75th Birthday to Hayao Miyazaki - Master of Animation

Hayao Miyazaki (born 1941) is both the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and the single most successful and renowned animator in Japan since Osamu Tezuka a.k.a. The Father of Manga (which also makes him the most famous Japanese animator worldwide). He began his career in the early-‘60s at Toei, but came to prominence writing and directing anime for television in the '70s.

In 1984, Miyazaki and producer Isao Takahata scraped together a staff and enough financial support to make a feature film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, based on a Miyazaki-penned manga. The film’s success allowed Miyazaki and Takahata to set up their own studio - Ghibli - which became their base of operations from then onwards.

Miyazaki has gained notoriety for vocalizing his beliefs regardless of whom he might offend, which makes him a unique case of an executive who goes by his word. Miyazaki currently stands alone as the only anime director recognized by Hollywood’s highest honor, the Academy Award. His 2001 film Spirited Away won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film in 2003 (Miyazaki received a nomination for the same award in 2006 with Howl’s Moving Castleand in 2013 for The Wind Rises)

He has his own fan-made religion.

January 5th Miyazaki celebrated the 75th anniversary of his birthday

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