Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most famous directors in the world, has produced many extraordinary works such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle. Take a look at our countdown of Studio Ghibli films directed by Hayao Miyazaki based on MAL user ratings!
The term otaku is often used in the West to refer to anyone interested in anime. But is that what otaku really means? Learn about the history behind the otaku phenomenon and how different anime have reacted to it, as well as anime fandom in general.
The only wonder that may equal seeing your first Miyazaki movie is the wonder when discovering how the director of such hopeful, inspiring films is actually a giant grump. Relish these pessimistic yet often weirdly accurate quotes from anime's most celebrated director.
The When Marnie Was There nomination for Best Animated Feature Film at the upcoming Oscars 2016 is sure to provide a fair amount of exposure for Japanese animation. Let's explore the pioneers who opened up the door to the Academy Awards and gained attention and respect for our beloved medium.
The figures don't lie. Most anime fans aren't watching the latest anime movies. Why is this the case? Our intrepid writer has some theories as to why newer fans are sticking with TV series and how to change this trend.