This week, we’re taking a look at the life of one of Japan’s most famous artists: Miyazaki Hayao. How did he become as famous as he is, and how do his films reflect the politics of the age he grew up in?
Newell, Charles. “The Films of Miyazaki Hayao: Shinto, Nature, and the Environment.” Education About Asia 18, No 3 (Winter, 2013)
Kingston, Jeff. “Renewing and Reframing Hiroshima.” The Asia-Pacific Journal 17, No 6 (July 2019)
Napier, Susan. Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art.
Margaret Talbot’s profile “The Auteur of Anime” from the New Yorker.
In case you didn’t believe me about the ‘no cuts’ story.