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Experiencing the elsewhere in Hayao Miyazaki’s films

This article, centered on Hayao Miyazaki’s narratives, intends to highlight that his films are strongly structured around the themes of the hero’s uprooting and his opening to the…

Animétudes

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Is Porco Rosso still one of my favourite anime of all time?

I’m a bit of a Ghibli hipster. When other people are listing their favourite Ghibli movies with Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke or My Neighbour Totoro, I’m out here…

Day with the Cart Driver

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Bakumatsu no Spasibo

Yet another project that began in the deep, dark past. Bakumatsu no Spasibo ( Gratitude in the Bakumatsu ) is a 1997 movie about Russian adm...

Collectr's Blog

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The Subversive Brilliance of Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso is one of Studio Ghibli's unsung classics that, while not quite as famous as Spirited Away, is still a brilliant, subversive film

Anime Herald

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Directing Kanada

One of the most notable aspects of Kanada’s career is that, while he never directed anything by himself, he was closely associated with major directors: first Yoshiyuki Tomino,…

Animétudes

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Ktulu’s Eighth Annual Awards & Shaming

Before we begin, you can see the previous winners here: Hall of Fame Hall of Shame As usual, this is going to cover everything I’ve reviewed since February…

Anime Reviews

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Studio Ghibli Free Downloadable Anime Calendar 2021

Here is the first of my free downloadable anime calendars for the year. I shall be releasing a calendar a day for the next week. I am currently…

All About Anime and Manga

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Top Anime of 2020

It’s been a year, huh, folks? Trapped inside by a pandemic, tormented by the xenophobia and callousness of our own governments, and hurtling towards a climate change precipice,…

Wrong Every Time

Anime Review #47: Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso is one of Hayao Miyazaki’s lesser known titles, especially when you put it side by side with other greats like Castle In The Sky, Spirited Away…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

All in All, You’re Just Another Pig in the Wall: Porco Rosso Review

The name Hayao Miyazaki conjures up a certain type of movie. Awe-inspiring fantasy against a backdrop of idyllic vistas, starring youthful main characters, with at least one mouth-watering…

Third Impact Anime

Oldtaku no Radio #044 – Porco Rosso

  Take to the animated skies (and bars and secret beach hideouts and so much more) with Jared and Ink as they talk about Ghibli's 1992 feature, Porco…

Ani-Gamers

The ‘best’ of Japanese Cinema I’ve Watched – My Thoughts

A few weeks ago I saw this list on the my Facebook feed, “The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now” which was curated…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

Writing Insight: Narita stresses me!

To preface, turns out that writing that little epilogue as a blog post after my Porco Rosso piece was quite serendipitious. So I’ve decided to make this as…

ANIMATOPOEIA! | Writing about Anime

Spring 2020 – Week 9 in Review

Alright folks, pile in, pile in. The film screenings were plentiful and excellent this week, as I watched classic crime dramas by Scorsese and Coppola, two Miyazaki masterpieces…

Wrong Every Time

Writing about Ghibli is scary!

Hi guys, I hope all of you are safe and well out there! Thought it might be interesting to share some of my thoughts about that latest essay…

ANIMATOPOEIA! | Writing about Anime

Peace , Change and Porco Rosso (Studio Ghibli)

Films by Hayao Miyazaki have something special about them; oneiric, mysterious, and deeply personal; they appeal to something fundamental within us. Porco Rosso is no exception. It feels…

ANIMATOPOEIA! | Writing about Anime

Netflix to stream Ghibli movies worldwide excluding US

Netflix has announced that it will soon be streaming a near-complete library of Studio Ghibli films, but only in countries outside North America and Japan. The official Twitter…

littleanimeblog.com

#87 - Porco Rosso (1992)

This past weekend, Hayao Miyazaki celebrated his 79th birthday! What better way to celebrate than to review the film he regrets the most. On this episode, we take…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

Redshift #27

This post is late—too late—but on the plus side, it exists, which is the preferable option if you have to choose between the two! We’ve once again gathered…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

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Why I wish Ghibli wasn’t Stopping

Studio Ghibli is a company that shines when it asks the question “What is it that makes us human?” This is shown in all of the movies I’ve…

Famous Rose

OtakuGeneration (Show #504) Junk Head 1

  Shownotes :: (show 504) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Junk Head 1, recorded live February 1st, 2015. This week we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Review: "The Wind Rises" (風立ちぬ) Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki, the founder of “Ghibli” film studios, is the undisputed king of Japanese animation. As the medium increasingly becomes domi...

Red Ronin

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OtakuGeneration (Show #228) Porco Rosso

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 228) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Porco Rosso, recorded live October 19th,…

otakugeneration's Podcast