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Fans of Miyazaki's movies won't be disappointed by this book. It has lots of concept art, sketches, water colour storyboards, character design and beautiful paintings of the countryside.
Some of the art are captioned by Miyazaki to give you insight into the scenes.
At the end of the book is a summary of the film's production process. There are interviews with key production staff, including the music director Joe Hisaishi.
This book is easily a classic, just like th ...more
With image descriptions and the occasional quote from Miyazaki and the art director, Oga, you see the attention to detail, the light, the colours, the textures and the pure joy of the story reflect from every page.
A book to revisit many times in the future.
There are *some* concept sketches at the beginning, but as mentioned, most of this focuses on the cel art itself (which ...more
My Neighbor Totoro is one of my favori ...more
It contains early concept art by Miyazaki, original cell art from the film, and lots of storyboards, and beautiful background paintings. For anyone who has seen a Ghibli film will know that the settings always stand out on a technical level rarely seen in ...more
+ consistent high quality of art as to be expected from Studio Ghlibi
+ fascinating information in annotations and captions
+ extensive section on new animation techniques
+ good mix of storyboards, concept art, character art, and background art
- feels slightly lacking in content in comparison to other Studio Ghlibi books
هذا الكتاب ليس استثناء إذن بل هو من هذه الكتب الجميلة التي أعادت لي ذكريات رائعة عن فيلم أروع.
Hayao Miyazaki was born in Tokyo on January 5, 1941. He started his career in 1963 as an animator at the studio Toei Douga, and was subsequently involved in many early classics of Japanese animation. From the beginning, he commanded attention with his incredible ability to draw, and the seemingly-endless stream of movie ideas he proposed.
In 1971, he moved to A Pro with Isao Takahata, then to N ...more