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Hayao Miyazaki

Date of Birth: Jan 5, 1941

Country: Japan

Biography: A prominent director of numerous animated features who also co-founded Studio Ghibli. Considered a national treasure and one of Japan's greatest animators he has drawn comparisons to Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg. His films contain engaging and often emotional plots, compelling characters, breathtaking animation, with themes of anti-war and environmentalism that has earned him the admiration from fans and critics worldwide.

Total Titles at Criticker: 37 - You've Seen 37

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Titles You've Ranked (37)
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Kimi tachi wa do ikiru ka Kimi tachi wa do ikiru ka (2021)
Summary: The film depicts the psychological growth of a teenage boy through interactions with his friends and uncle. (imdb.com)
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Whisper of the Heart Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Summary: A young girl finds that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked out by the same boy... (imdb)
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Tales from Earthsea Tales from Earthsea (2006)
Summary: Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see dragons, which shouldn't enter the world of humans. Due to all these bizarre events, Ged, a wandering wizard, is investigating the cause... (imdb)
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Imaginary Flying Machines Imaginary Flying Machines (2002)  - Short Film
Summary: In the form of a humanoid pig, Hayao Miyazaki narrates the story of flight and the many machines imagined to achieve it. (imdb)
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Yuki no taiyou Yuki no taiyou (1972)  - Short Film
Summary: The story centers around a child name Yuki, a 10-year old orphan who's being adopted by a family. (imdb)
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Future Boy Conan Future Boy Conan (1978)  - TV Series
Summary: After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization. (imdb)
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Lupin III Lupin III (1971)  - TV Series
Summary: Arsene Lupin III is the grandson of the master thief Arsene Lupin. With his cohorts Daisuke Jigen and Goemon Ishikawa XIII and his love interest Fujiko Mine, he pulls off the greatest heists of all time while always escaping the grasp of Inspector Koichi Zenigata.
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Lupin III: Part II Lupin III: Part II (1977)  - TV Series
Summary: Lupin III chronicles the adventures of Arsene Lupin III, the world's greatest thief, and his partners in crime: master marksman Daisuke Jigen, beautiful and scheming Fujiko Mine and stoic samurai Goemon Ishikawa XIII. Lupin and his gang travel around the globe in search of the world's greatest treasures and riches and always keeping one step ahead of the tireless Inspector Zenigata, who has vowed to bring Lupin to justice. (myanimelist.net)
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Panda kopanda Panda kopanda (1972)  - Short Film
Summary: When her grandmother goes away on a trip, 7-year-old Mimiko stays at home by herself in her small, friendly village, unafraid of burglars. When she arrives back home from the train station where she saw her grandmother off, she discovers she has a visitor-a baby panda. (imdb)
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Panda Kopanda Rainy Day Circus Panda Kopanda Rainy Day Circus (1973)  - Short Film
Summary: The circus comes to town and Mimiko and the Pandas make friends with a tiny tiger.
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The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)
Summary: Miyazaki and company at work on their latest feature, purportedly Miyazaki's last, The Wind Rises.
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Kurosawa Kurosawa's Way (2011)
Summary: Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work. (imdb)
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Princess Mononoke: Making of a Masterpiece Princess Mononoke: Making of a Masterpiece (2004)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: Documentary about Princess Mononoke.
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Ghibli et le mystère Miyazaki Ghibli et le mystère Miyazaki (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: Documentary about Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki and his studio Ghibli.
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Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990)  - TV Series
Summary: In 1889, the world is on the pinnacle of great discoveries in technology. In mankind's grasp for the future, a sinister foe known only as Gargoyle, obsessed with restoring the former Atlantean empire to the glory it once held, begins his plans to take over the world. Nadia, with the help of a young inventor, Jean Ratlique, and Captain Nemo of the submarine Nautilus, must fight to save the world from Gargoyle and Neo-Atlantis. Based on the Novel '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' by Jules Verne. (myanimelist.net)
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The Secret World of Arrietty The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Summary: 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty. (imdb)
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From up on Poppy Hill From up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Summary: Following in his father's footsteps, anime director Goro Miyazaki sets his story of young love and student protest against the period of Japanese modernization and revitalization ahead of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. With charm and tragedy, Miyazaki takes a nostalgic look back at a time when the preservation of the past clashed with progress for the future. (tiff.net)
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The Wind Rises The Wind Rises (2013)
Summary: A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. (imdb)
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Sorairo no tane Sorairo no tane (1992)  - Short Film
Summary: A short TV advertisement based on a children's book about a fox who gives a boy a seed which grows into a giant house. (animenewsnetwork.com)
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The Castle of Cagliostro The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
Summary: A flamboyant thief and his gang struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches and to learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to. (imdb)
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Kiki Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Summary: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. (imdb)
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Porco Rosso Porco Rosso (1992)
Summary: The adventures of a 1930's bush pilot who just happens to look like a humanoid pig. (imdb)
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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Summary: Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. (imdb)
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My Neighbor Totoro My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Summary: When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby (imdb)
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Spirited Away Spirited Away (2001)
Summary: From the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki ("Princess Mononoke") (Studio Ghibli), this film follows the fanciful adventures of a ten-year-old girl named Chihiro, who discovers a secret world when she and her family get lost and venture through a hillside tunnel.
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Howl Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Summary: An amazing new animated adventure that celebrates the power of love to transform and the resiliency of the human spirit in the face of adversity. (Disney)
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The Castle in the Sky The Castle in the Sky (1986)
Summary: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle
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On Your Mark On Your Mark (1995)  - Short Film
Summary: Set in the future: Two men learn that a mysterious winged girl has been taken prisoner, and then decide that they must free her at any cost. (imdb)
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Ponyo Ponyo (2008)
Summary: An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human.
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Hoshi wo katta hi Hoshi wo katta hi (2006)  - Short Film
Summary: The film tells how a boy moves from the city to the country. He works on a farm and one day when going to sell vegetables on a market, his cart breaks down. A stranger offers him a strange seed in exchange for the vegetables. The boy accepts and finds that the seed grows into a miniature planet. It continues growing as he tends to it, forming an atmosphere, weather systems and life. (wikipedia.org)
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Mizugumo monmon Mizugumo monmon (2006)  - Short Film
Summary: The short film's main character is a water spider who seems to have fallen in love with a water strider. Though she is scared of him at first, the water strider soon gets used to the presence of the spider. (wikipedia.org)
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Pan-dane to Tamago-hime Pan-dane to Tamago-hime (2010)  - Short Film
Summary: The scenario/story was conveived from/ influenced by the panting "The Harvesters" by the 16th century Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel. Many recognizeable themes/ character designs from Miyazaki here. You will see the robot from Lupin TV Series 2 (the lasy Miyazaki episode iirc), later used in Laputa Castle in the Sky, has become the Dough Man/ Bread Man. Many scenes would later make their way to Howl's Moving Castle, and obviously Miyazaki was toying with the ideas for Howl here. (PTP)
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Yadosagashi Yadosagashi (2006)  - Short Film
Summary: Fuki sets out with a big rucksack in high spirits on a journey to look for a new house. Along her way, Fuki encounters and befriends numerous manifestations of the natural world, from fish to insects to a kami who resembled Totoro. All the sound effects in this film were done by human voice. As a nod to the non-Japanese speaking audience, this short film contains little to no spoken Japanese, and the story is conveyed almost entirely through art and sound effects. (wikipedia.org)
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Mei and the Kitten Bus Mei and the Kitten Bus (2002)  - Short Film
Summary: A thirteen minute sequel to My Neighbor Totoro, written and directed by Miyazaki.Chika Sakamoto, who voiced Mei in Totoro, returned to voice Mei in this short. Hayao Miyazaki himself did the voice of the Neko Ba-chan as well as Totoro. It concentrates on the character of Mei Kusakabe from the original film and her adventures one night with the Kittenbus (offspring of the Catbus from the film) and other cat-oriented vehicles. (wikipedia.org)
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Koro no dai-sanpo Koro no dai-sanpo (2002)  - Short Film
Summary: The film is about Koro the puppy, who runs away from his mistress, experiences some adventures around town and who is finally happily returned home. (wikipedia.org)
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Kujira tori Kujira tori (2001)  - Short Film
Summary: Kujiraori tells the story of school children playing that they're building a boat. As imagination replaces reality, they find themselves on the ocean, hunting for a whale. A big, gentle whale shows up, accompanies them back to land and play with them. Then the fantasy ends and the children are back in their class room. (wikipedia.org)
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Princess Mononoke Princess Mononoke (1997)
Summary: The mythological tale of a war between encroaching civilization and the beast gods of the forest. (Miramax)