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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Akage no Anne
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Akage no Anne: Green Gables e no Michi
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Alps no Shoujo Heidi
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Anju to Zushioumaru
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Cello Hiki no Gauche (1982)
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Flanders no Inu
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Fuyu no Hi
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Gegege no Kitarou (1968)
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Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri
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Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri
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Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko
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Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko
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Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko
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Himitsu no Akko-chan
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Hotaru no Haka
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Hotaru no Haka
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Jarinko Chie
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Jarinko Chie
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Jarinko Chie (TV)
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Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
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Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
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Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
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Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä
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Kouya no Shounen Isamu
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Kouya no Shounen Isamu
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Little Nemo
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Lupin III
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Majo no Takkyuubin
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Mirai Shounen Conan
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Mirai Shounen Conan
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Mouretsu Atarou
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Omoide Poroporo
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Omoide Poroporo
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Omoide Poroporo
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Panda Kopanda
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Taiyou no Ouji: Horus no Daibouken
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Tanoshii Bunmeishi: Tetsu Monogatari
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Tatsu no Ko Tarou
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Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
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Tonari no Yamada-kun
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Tonari no Yamada-kun
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Wanpaku Ouji no Orochi Taiji
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Comments Only the latest 10 comments are displayed.
ProxyLain | Apr 29, 12:06 PM
Solador do Miyazaki

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Mitski99 | Apr 26, 10:03 AM
Lupin Part 1 sucked before you took over


Dydychy | Mar 29, 8:46 AM
Rest In Peace Takahata-san.
I thank you for the masterpieces: Grave of the Fireflies & The Tale of Princess Kaguya.


Koogmaster | Feb 13, 6:58 PM
Rest in peace


Yxhya911 | Feb 12, 3:44 AM
I wish i write this comment in 2017
I just wanna say this man is legend
R.I.P


DavineLinvega | Dec 31, 2020 1:58 AM
Rest in Peace


DHD534 | Dec 30, 2020 1:38 PM
Takahata san deserve more resignation. He's the type of guy who make movies for art not fair money or not for audience. No one is enough bold enough to make such a movie like Kaguya hime.


SummonG15 | Dec 8, 2020 9:28 AM
Thanks for Kaguya-hime Takahata-san!


haydenluvsanime | Nov 20, 2020 7:31 AM


EDGE666 | Nov 14, 2020 1:43 PM
garden of fireflies is masterpiece, made by a master's hand, a person who masterd the game in every way thank you for the great work


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