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Three Years For Next Miyazaki Project

by ReverseHarem
Sep 1, 2008 9:18 AM | 47 Comments
Hayao Miyazaki, currently 67 years old, told reporters at the Venice International Film Festival that it will be at least another 3 years until his next project. He plans to get a younger generation of animators to help him.

Miyazaki also gave his support to the use of animation without the use of computers, stating that he will continue to use his pencil for as long as he can.

By the time his next project comes out, he will be over 70 years old.

For more information: ANN

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What an admirable man.

I can't wait for 3 years! It'll be worth it, though.

Sep 3, 2008 12:07 AM by selective_yellow

Great to see that old man is still kicking it old school, and hasn't quit just yet :)
I'm soo excited, though it's gonna be around 3 years from now. I wish for him to have the best of health lol

Sep 2, 2008 9:36 PM by xLtay

i think even if it take more than 3 years as long the show is great the time doesn't mather

Sep 2, 2008 5:53 PM by TheMagicalDreams

madeener said:
I am saddened.


I am also saddened by this...but hes still making movies...

Sep 2, 2008 2:41 PM by MLopes724

southdkotaboy said:
Ok, just to ask for all of us who aren't in the know. Who is this guy and what has he done?
I mean this was a two page love in and not once did any one directly mention any of his stuff. I just got sucked into this by that alone.
Please enlighten me to the glory that is good o'l what's his name.


i'm surprised you don't know about this guy...but if you've seen some of his movies, you'll probably want to see the rest. Just an amazing guy, if you're still curious of who he is, check my Top1 Favorite People in my profile.

Sep 2, 2008 2:31 PM by SilentNovA

kudos to Miyazaki...

I highly admire this person because of all the anime movies he had done. Looking forward to Ghibli's newly made animes also.

Miyazaki=win.

Sep 2, 2008 2:29 PM by SilentNovA

southdkotaboy said:
Ok, just to ask for all of us who aren't in the know. Who is this guy and what has he done?
I mean this was a two page love in and not once did any one directly mention any of his stuff. I just got sucked into this by that alone.
Please enlighten me to the glory that is good o'l what's his name.


Look up to the top of the screen, and choose "People" from the drop down menu beside the Search button. Type in "Hayao Miyzaki" into the search text box and press the appropriate button.

Ta-dah.

Sep 2, 2008 1:29 PM by Alexius

Ok, just to ask for all of us who aren't in the know. Who is this guy and what has he done?
I mean this was a two page love in and not once did any one directly mention any of his stuff. I just got sucked into this by that alone.
Please enlighten me to the glory that is good o'l what's his name.

Sep 2, 2008 12:54 PM by southdkotaboy

i understand peoples attachment to hand drawn over rendered but from my point of view cg simply means that the top end anime is not as good but the more average ones see a increase in quality (fewer stills and obvious repeat frames in cg) but who am i to judge sence i'm a no talent hack when it comes to art

Sep 2, 2008 11:40 AM by Xerty

I wonder what the movie will be about....

Sep 2, 2008 11:12 AM by Cookie-chan-

Han yeah, they announced that at the informations on TV last night...It would be great, even if I always prefer the old-school manner, it-means ...Pencil. Why does everyone fall to the pixel world?:(

Hope that he won't die 'til 2010/2011....

Sep 2, 2008 9:27 AM by Kochflakes

D: Aw. Well, at least there's still gonna be new stuff from him.

Sep 2, 2008 9:24 AM by shigures_editor

Long live Miyazaki!

Sep 2, 2008 7:02 AM by aero

Hes still pretty young compared to my dad :P

Its nice to know that some animators like to use pencil and paper :3

Sep 2, 2008 6:56 AM by Icy-nee-san

even tho he is old, he is one of the best animation maker even tho he uses the pencil over cgi, director and producer in the business. his films are epic on every meaning of the word. i take my hat at him, banzai for miyazaki

Sep 2, 2008 1:13 AM by GrumpyFelo

CGI is over rated

i prefer pencil
i cant wait for this next project tho

Sep 2, 2008 12:42 AM by Corpse69

I don't think Shinkai will have anything to do with Miyazaki and Ghibli at all. From what I've seen the person closest to person to 'the next Miyazaki' is Mamoru Hosoda (he was originally slated to direct Howl's anyway (but gave it up to work on Tokikake (oh the irony))).

Sep 1, 2008 9:41 PM by madeener

I'm totally fine with the three year wait. If it's from Miyazaki, I'm ready to wait for his next masterpiece.

Sep 1, 2008 9:38 PM by HappyPear

Aww, that's sad that'll it'll be 3 years, but I'm sure his next work shall be very exciting <3

Sep 1, 2008 7:31 PM by Zoki-chan

Sick-Bastard said:
Pencil > CGI, any day. I hope that people continue to make anime without the use of computers.


Agreed. I love Miyazaki's movies and I can't wait for this one :D But I'll try!

Sep 1, 2008 7:11 PM by milky-manga