Tag: Eija Niskanen
July 12, 2020 · 0 comments
The Place Promised in Our Early Days
By Eija Niskanen. Makoto Shinkai has built a notable career as a central figure of the post-Ghibli generation of anime directors. The difference is that Shinkai was not initially connected with any single studio name, but has built his profile by working alternatively alone, and later with a few other colleagues, mostly composer Tenmon. His […]
February 21, 2015 · 0 comments
Will Isao Takahata Get an Oscar…?
By Eija Niskanen Mention Studio Ghibli, and everybody starts raving about Hayao Miyazaki. But Ghibli was established by two talented animation professionals with a long, and often shared career already behind them. And now, with Takahata’s last film, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, nominated for an Academy Award there is a chance for him to […]