The iconic Japanese animation director, Hayao Miyazaki, he continues to defy expectations and amaze the world of cinema at the age of 82. Although believed to be his last film, “Kimitachi wa Dou Ikiru ka (The Boy and the Hero)”, may he be safe, New statements from a prominent member of the Studio Ghibli team have completely changed the story.
Miyazaki, known for his influential work in the animation industry, has faced the challenge of the age, because making anime films is hard and demanding work. His latest film, “The Boy and the Heron,” remained in production for more than a decade, leading many to believe that this was his final work.
However, in an interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival, where “The Boy and the Hero” was the opening film, Junichi Nishiokahead of public relations Studio Ghibli, revealed exciting news. Journalist Eli Glasner quoted Nishioka in a tweet saying: “The Boy and the Heron is not Miyazaki’s last film and he is already returning to the office with new ideas“.
This announcement has caused an uproar among movie and animation fans. Although Miyazaki delegated some of the animation to other artists as he focused on directing the story and coming up with new ideas, the possibility that the 82-year-old director could complete another full-length film has not been ruled out. to conduct. Although it is more likely that he will direct another short film for Ghibli Park and the Ghibli Museum, as he did with “Boro the Caterpillar“.
Meanwhile, Miyazaki’s latest film, “The Boy and the Heron,” premiered in Japan on July 14. GKIDS announced the same day that it had acquired US distribution rights, with a planned theatrical release on December 8, 2023. A date for Latin American theaters has yet to be announced, but fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the next masterpieces from this legendary director.
Fountain: Eli Glanser on Twitter