Movie | A Japanese animation studio tells beautifully realized coming-of-age stories
by Angela Lu Fulton & Harvest Prude
Posted 8/27/20, 04:16 pm
For many Americans, classic Disney films defined their childhoods. Yet in Asia, a different animation studio captured the imagination of a generation: Japan’s Studio Ghibli. Founded in 1985 by directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki, Studio Ghibli has produced 20 animated films full of the fantastical and whimsical, the realistic and the thought-provoking.