The Art of Spirited Away

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The Art of Spirited Away collects colour illustrations of Spirited Away for the first time in an English edition! This book includes paintings and designs from the new animated film from the director of Kiki's Delivery Service and Princess Mononoke. Large-size, hardcover coffee-table book featuring artwork from the renowned animated film, Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Features commentary, colour stills, sketches, storyboards, and illustrations used to envision the rich fantasy world of the film. Also...

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Overview

The Art of Spirited Away collects colour illustrations of Spirited Away for the first time in an English edition! This book includes paintings and designs from the new animated film from the director of Kiki's Delivery Service and Princess Mononoke. Large-size, hardcover coffee-table book featuring artwork from the renowned animated film, Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Features commentary, colour stills, sketches, storyboards, and illustrations used to envision the rich fantasy world of the film. Also includes a complete English-language script.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569317778
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • Publication date: 9/22/2002
  • Series: Spirited Away Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 141,758
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In 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 Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind and Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that chronicle his early career and the development of his theories of animation. Both are published in English by VIZ Media. "

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In 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 Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind and Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that chronicle his early career and the development of his theories of animation. Both are published in English by VIZ Media. "

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2003

    Disappointing....

    This book was certainly NOT worth my money. Half the pages are basically blank, and there is very little color. The printing of the images and the paper quality is horrible. I am very disappointed and I would not recommend this to any Spirited Away fan.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2006

    Outstanding Masterpiece to Know

    I thought this book was wonderful in my opinion for Spirited Away fans =)The pictures were rich in creatively. If you love works of Miyazaki's this is one of the best...well..all of them are!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2003

    Another great art book.

    Miyazaki-san! you did it again. It impress me all the time and I love all the work. Chihiro is hard to draw though... Got any tips?

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2013

    EXELENT

    EXELENT PRODUCT

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