"Last year’s four-part documentary series 10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki
is available to watch for free courtesy of Japanese national broadcaster
NHK. The 2019 documentary celebrates the life and decade’s work of the
acclaimed Studio Ghibli co-founder and iconic animator.
The documentary showcases Hayao Miyazaki during the late-stage
development of Studio Ghibli anime projects like Ponyo and The Wind
Rises. The series also follows the animator through both his work life
and personal life, as we see him touch on topics like aging, the
evolution of animation, and his relationship with his son and fellow
Miyazaki offers plenty of wisdom in the nearly four-hour docuseries.
However, it also showcases his passion for film and animation, as well
as his creative process through unforeseen circumstances. The footage
also documents how the animator and studio navigated project development
during the tragic earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster in Japan in
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