Gorgeous art nouveau-inspired portraits of Miyazaki's characters

Pixiv user marlboro creates richly detailed portraits of the characters from Hayao Miyazaki's films. Each art nouveau-flavored illustration is packed with images and symbols from each movie. » 9/22/13 11:00am 9/22/13 11:00am

Princess Mononoke and Miyazaki's monsters are where the Wild Things are

When it comes to wild things in the woods, Max has nothing on Princess Mononoke. In this sweet mashup by Justin Hillgrove, the various spirits and creatures from Studio Ghibli's films pay tribute to San, the wildest of them all. » 12/02/12 11:00am 12/02/12 11:00am

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels to Cheer You the Frak Up

Even starship captains get the blues sometimes. And when you get depressed, or when you're stuck in bed with a nasty case of black plague, you need something to cheer you the frak up. Luckily, there are tons of science fiction and fantasy books with proven restorative properties. » 10/10/12 1:00pm 10/10/12 1:00pm

RIP Diana Wynne Jones, author of Howl's Moving Castle

Prolific fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones has passed away at the age of 76. She had been battling lung cancer for the past two years. » 3/27/11 7:30am 3/27/11 7:30am

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