Animation Legend Hayao Miyazaki Retiring?!?!?


Yes, you read the title correctly and no, this is not a joke. Animation legend Hayao Miyazaki, creator of legendary movies such as Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away, and more, is retiring. The heart-breaking news was announced at the Venice Film Festival, where they also screened his latest, and unfortunately last, feature film “The Wind Rises“. No reason was given as to why Miyazaki is retiring, however Koju Hoshino, president of Miyazaki’s production company ,Studio Ghibli, stated that more details will be given about Miyazaki’s retirement on a news conference in Tokyo about a week later.

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