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Tokyo Museum Features Hayao Miyazaki Tribute

Posted: Jul. 3rd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Ghibli Museum
Miridian Writers' Group

Founded in 2001 and carrying on the nostalgic spirit of legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki, the Ghibli Museum is a must visit place for any fans of the genius animator and directors work. Featuring life sized statues of some of Miyazaki's more imaginative creatures and promising a thrilling blast from the past for any visitors, the museum is one of Tokyo's finest sights to see.

Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki became a household name in North America only after writing and directing Spirited Away, which won the 2002 Oscar for best animated feature film. At a time when computers had been taking over Western animation, it introduced a new generation of fans to the traditional, handcrafted art.

Equally quaint were the worlds depicted in Miyazaki's films: worlds of valves, steam and clockworks, of airships, trams and bi-planes, with a little magic and a lot of charm thrown in. Much of this nostalgia has been captured in three dimensions at the highly successful Ghibli Museum, in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka, and which celebrates its 10th birthday in 2011.

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