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Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is releasing his new animated film titled “How Do You Live?” on July 14, 2023 in Japan. “.
CINEMA – The co-founder of Studio Ghibli comes out of retirement for this new project. The famous Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki will be released in Japan on July 14, 2023, his new animated film titled How do you live?. No release date in France has been revealed for the moment.
Considered one of the masters of Japanese animation, the director of My Neighbor Totoro Where Princess Mononoke81, announced after the 2013 release of The wind picks up that he would no longer make animated films… Before reconsidering his decision three years later.
The release of the animated film was announced on December 13, by the Japanese production company Toho, by posting on Twitter a poster of the film representing a white bird.
— 東宝映画情報【公式】 (@toho_movie)
Its Japanese title, Kimitachi wa Do Ikiru ka is borrowed from a novel by the Japanese writer and journalist Genzaburo Yoshino, published in 1937 in the archipelago and released in France under the title And you, how will you live? This classic of Japanese literature, whose author was known for his attachment to pacifism, just like Hayao Miyazaki, was also the subject of a manga adaptation, published in 2017 in Japan.
Miyazaki has enjoyed worldwide acclaim for his works like Spirited awayreleased in 2001, Oscar for best animated film and remained for many years as the most viewed film in Japan, before being dethroned at the end of 2020 by another Japanese animated film, Demon Slayer.
Studio Ghibli, which he co-founded with the director Isao Takahatawho died in 2018, opened in Japan in early November a vast park dedicated to its universe.
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