Tag: Studio Ghibli
August 31, 2021 · 0 comments
By Andrew Osmond. The Ghibliotheque podcast started in 2018, and soon became an institution. It offered a journey through the films of Studio Ghibli, presented by Michael Leader and Jake Cunningham. Leader was a paid-up Ghibli fan already – you can see his video overview of the studio here, made for the BBC’s “Inside Stories” […]
August 4, 2021 · 0 comments
Ghibli on Vinyl
By Andrew Osmond. The treasure trove of Ghibli vinyl soundtracks released by Anime Limited represents the composer-director relationship in anime. Joe Hisaishi has written music for Hayao Miyazaki for nearly forty years. Whenever you watch Spirited Away, or Princess Mononoke, or Totoro, or Ponyo, you’re listening to Hisaishi’s evocations of Miyazaki’s vision.
April 18, 2021 · 1 comment
Books: How Do You Live?
By Jonathan Clements. Copper is an unremarkable little boy, short in stature, high in grades, with a family in genteel poverty after the death of his father has caused a little bit of downsizing to the lower middle class. But he has a vivid imagination and a kind heart (unless you are one of the […]
February 27, 2021 · 0 comments
Books: The Works of Hayao Miyazaki
By Shelley Pallis. In an already crowded field of critical appraisals of Ghibli films, the Toulouse-based Third Editions offer their latest English-language publication, Gael Berton’s The Works of Hayao Miyazaki: The Japanese Animation Master. It’s a beautifully designed book, on posh paper with a pretty cover, although one immediately wonders whether the world really needs […]
January 6, 2021 · 0 comments
Books: Cooking with Ghibli
By Helen McCarthy. Les Recettes des Films du Studio Ghibli by cook Minh-tri Vo, with photos by Apolline Cartier and film research by Claire-France Thevenon, is out now from Ynnis Editions in France, just in time for your New Year’s Resolution to…. cook a bunch of dishes inspired by Studio Ghibli films, while practising French. […]