Takahata, Isao

Takahata, Isao

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Family name: 高畑
Birthday: Oct 29, 1935
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Date of death: April 5, 2018

Isao Takahata is one of the most famous directors of anime, or Japanese animated films. Born in Ujiyamada (now Ise), Mie prefecture, Japan, he is a long-term colleague of Hayao Miyazaki and co-head at Studio Ghibli.

His five animated films at Studio Ghibli have spanned a remarkable range of genres: war-film (Hotaru no Haka), romantic drama (Omoide Poroporo), comedy (Tonari no Yamada-kun), ecological adventure (Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko), and historical fantasy (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari). Of these, Hotaru no Haka, in particular, is widely considered one of the greatest animated films ever made.

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bnp | May 12, 8:46 PM
Anime was not a mistake.


u_zech | Apr 13, 1:06 PM
Best director in my humble opinion. I love Anne of Green Gables and Only Yesterday <3


ArcaneEdge | Apr 7, 9:21 AM
I've come to fully accept he's goated, love kaguya Hime and poroporo's awesome too(fireflies doesn't exist).


M1GAKA | Mar 20, 12:57 AM
best anime director !
10 masterpiece movies and 4 beautiful series


Weeaboo_Bomber | Feb 23, 3:39 PM
I know it's a trend to say this but realtalk: He's far better than Miyazaki and has always been.


Zayvex | Jan 13, 10:13 PM
Better than Miyazaki but Hotaru no Haka was still pretty mid though.


ProxyLain | Jan 7, 2:47 AM
Better than Miyazaki


golaco | Dec 20, 2021 7:48 AM
this guy is infinitely better than Miyazaki


golaco | Dec 20, 2021 7:48 AM
Heidi and only yesterday are fucking awesome


Crustymidget | Dec 13, 2021 9:15 AM
Better than miyazaki


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