What would Miyazaki characters look like in real life?

Andrew Michael Golden made it his mission to create photorealistic images of the odd and mystical characters from various Studio Ghibli films. I must say, Porco Rosso cuts a rather convincing-not to mention stately-figure. Over at his site, you can see Golden's attempts at Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Ponyo, and more. » 11/04/12 5:00pm 11/04/12 5:00pm

Hayao Miyazaki fans break Twitter record by casting magical spell in…

Back in August, the earth-shatteringly important topic that is Beyoncé's baby bump broke the world record for the most tweets per second (TPS). The singer's pregnancy reveal accrued a stunning 8,868 TPS. » 12/13/11 8:20am 12/13/11 8:20am

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. » 6/08/11 2:00pm 6/08/11 2:00pm

The Many Strange And Beautiful Sci-Fi Faces of Hayao Miyazaki

While many people appreciate Hayao Miyazaki's ability to craft great stories, few realize the strange genre mashups he has constructed. With his latest, Ponyo, still in theaters, it's time to recognize the genre innovation of this visionary animator. » 9/06/09 2:00pm 9/06/09 2:00pm