The Collected Works Of Hayao Miyazaki on Blu-ray November 17, 2015

Hayao Miyazaki’s been hailed as one of the most-innovative and creative directors of animated films for nearly 40 years.  In 2014, Miyazaki was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award “Oscar” award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, for his collected work of 21 feature-length films – including  2002’s Academy Award winner SPIRITED AWAY that won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.  Now, THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI are assembled together in a single box set available on Blu-ray exclusively via Amazon.com on November 17, 2015.  Continue reading for more details on what the collection includes.

Miyazaki Box Set 2015

From Walt Disney Home Entertainment

Experience the majestic works of one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animated cinema. Hayao Miyazaki weaves his unique style of artistry and epic adventure into astonishing tales of triumph, bursting with imagination and wonder. For the first time, enjoy all 11 of Miyazaki’s feature-length masterpieces in one spectacular 12-disc collection, complete with hours of captivating bonus features and the Academy Award-winning SPIRITED AWAY (2002, Best Animated Feature Film).

THE WIND RISES

Director Hayao Miyazaki. © 2013 Nibariki – GNDHDDTK

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Castle in the Sky (1986)

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Porco Rosso (1992)

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Spirited Away (2001)

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

Ponyo (2008/2009)

The Wind Rises (2013)

THE WIND RISES

THE WIND RISES. © 2013 Nibariki – GNDHDDTK

BONUS FEATURES

“Yuki no Taiyo” (Yuki’s Sun) – A 1972 TV pilot based on an original manga by Tetsuya Chiba, directed by Hayao Miyazaki who was also in charge of storyboards and key animation.

“Akado Suzunosuke”(Little Samurai) – Three episodes (Episode 26, 27 & 41) of the hit 1972 anime series with storyboarding and more by Hayao Miyazaki.

Director Hayao Miyazaki Retirement Press Conference, Uncut Version

Booklet – A collector’s edition book featuring “The Great Dichotomy: Looking at the Works of Hayao Miyazaki” by Tomohiro Machiyama, which explores the themes and techniques of this revered Japanese filmmaker, and selected text from Hayao Miyazaki’s initial notes and creative proposals for the production of each film

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