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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions by Hayao Miyazaki


From the vaults of Academy Award-winning director, Hayao Miyazaki! Original watercolor illustrations used as concept sketches for both the manga and film versions of
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Take a peek behind the curtain to see the creative process of the most acclaimed anime director in the world today. This full-color, over-sized, hardcover book also includes Miyazaki's earliest sketches that eventually became the basis for some of the most beloved anime movies of the past 20 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421514994
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 11/06/2007
Series: Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind Series , #1
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 559,141
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.87(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author


Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In September 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 Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro and Howl's Moving Castle, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, which is published in English by VIZ Media. Nausicaä, like many of the director's movies, is now available on DVD in the U.S.

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