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Studio Ghibli is back. But Hayao Miyazaki’s former colleagues are busy taking anime in new directions

When Hayao Miyazaki retired in 2013, animators from Japan’s beloved Studio Ghibli set up their own studios. Then Miyazaki came back out of retirement… Robert Ito looks at what may happen next  What happens when the creative heart and soul of a studio retires? If it’s Hayao Miyazaki, the studio shuts with him, it seems. Not long after the legendary anime director, […]

25 Things About Sailor Moon That Make No Sense

Everyone loves Sailor Moon, but there are countless things about the show and manga that just don’t make any sense. Since Sailor Moon made her debut in the early ’90s, she’s become an icon in the worlds of manga and animation. Her franchise now spans the original manga, anime, movies, live action television series, musicals, video games, […]