The career of Hayao Miyazaki as an animator, manga artist, and director has spanned 6 decades. Hayao Miyazaki movies have rivaled those created by Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, and Nick Park. However, he remained largely unknown in the United States until the release of the anime movie “Princess Mononoke” in 1997.
The Top 5 Selling Hayao Miyazaki Movies in the U.S.
1. This Hayao Miyazaki movie is an original story set in medieval Japan. The eternal struggle between man and nature is a focus. Follow the quest of Ashitaka, a young warrior, while he tries solve the curse of the “demon god” beast that was created by human anger.
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2. Spirited Away is a Academy Award winning Hayao Miyazaki movie. The film Spirit, Ice Age, Treasure Planet and Lilo & Stitch for the award Best Animated Feature. It is truly one of the best anime’s ever produced. Suitable for all age groups of anime lovers and animation lovers alike.
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3. My Neighbor Totoro is one of the more recent anime movies directed by Hayao Miyazaki. This family style film captures kids and adults alike. This movie will make you feel like a kid again as you become enthralled in the lives of 10 year old Satsuki and 4-year-old Mei.
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4. Another master piece, Kiki’s Delivery Service. A story of sweet 13 year old witch in training. Follow her adventure with her cat Jiji as they learn their way in the world. An anime animation film the entire family can enjoy.
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5. Howl’s Moving Castle has it all, romance, excitement, comedy, terror and adventure. A magical Hayao Miyazaki movie that ranked number 3 Japanese film history, surpassing Princess Mononoke in Japan.
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