The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego

You're looking at the oeuvre of Studio Ghibli bigwig Hayao Miyazaki sculpted entirely out of plastic bricks. This fantastic tableau was built by Iain Heath for BrickCon 2010. Check out everything from Nausicaä to Princess Mononoke in Lego.

Here's what Heath had to say about this ambitious endeavor:

Here finally is the finished product, presented at BrickCon 2010 under the "Big In Japan" theme, sponsored by The Brothers Brick! I was very honored, surprised and humbled when it received the award for "Big in Japan - Best Overall" award (...which ironcially I also designed!).

To present my completed collection of Miyazaki based Lego creations, I built a Japanese garden around them. This consisted of several sections of lichen-covered tree trunk sawn to different lengths, some river rocks, various types of moss, a few branches and fern leaves, and also a large amount of sand! Arranging the garden on site took me almost an entire day [...]

The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego


The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego
The films of Hayao Miyazaki à la Lego

I love that Totoro. You can see more photos of Heath's Miyazakitopia at his Flickr account, and here's a video of him destroying it when BrickCon wrapped up. Fall to the Earth, Laputa!

[Via Ghibli Blog]