9781421514994

Nausicań of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions

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  • ISBN13:

    9781421514994

  • ISBN10:

    1421514990

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-11-06
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
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Summary

From the vaults of Academy Award-winning director, Hayao Miyazaki! Original watercolor illustrations used as concept sketches for both the manga and film versions ofNausicań of the Valley of the Wind. Take a peek behind the curtain to see the creative process of the most acclaimed anime director in the world today. This full-color, over-sized, hardcover book also includes Miyazaki's earliest sketches that eventually became the basis for some of the most beloved anime movies of the past 20 years.

Author Biography


Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In September 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival's Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the Festival's Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki's films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award« for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro and Howl's Moving Castle, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicań of the Valley of the Wind, which is published in English by VIZ Media. Nausicań, like many of the director's movies, is now available on DVD in the U.S.

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