Director Hayao Miyazaki’s first feature film in 10 years

Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki ‘s first feature film in 10 years. “How Do You Live?” will be release on July 14, 2023. It was announce on the 13th at a Toho distribution work lineup presentation held in Tokyo. At the same time, a poster visual featuring characters handwritten by Director Miyazaki was also unveile.

Miyazaki announce his retirement after the release of the 2013 movie “The Wind Rises. Withdrew his remarks in 2017. He would start working on a feature film, the title of which was later reveale.

The movie is an original story create by borrowing the title of Genzaburo Yoshino’s 1938 novel of the same name, which was deeply move by Miyazaki when he read it as a boy. Although the title is the same, the content is completely different, so the original and screenplay are also “Hayao Miyazaki”.

Director Hayao Miyazaki’s first feature film in 10 years

Minami Ichikawa, director and senior managing executive officer of Toho, says that the company does not have enough information, saying, “I don’t even know what the visual character is.”

Mr. Ichikawa said, “From what I’ve heard from producer Toshio Suzuki, Director Miyazaki is over 80 years old, but I have a feeling that it will be a very youthful fantasy work. I’m looking forward to it,” he commented. In the future, please pay attention to the information announced by Studio Ghibli and others.

Regarding the timing of the release, Mr. Ichikawa said, “We will release it in the middle of the summer vacation, when it is the most convenient time of the year for people to gather. I want you to watch it,” he said, hoping for a big hit.

Hayao Miyazaki , the world-famous animation director known for “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro”,  will release his latest work ” How do you live? ” on July 14th in Tokyo. It was reveale at Toho’s lineup announcement conference at. This will be Miyazaki’s first new work in 10 years since “The Wind Rises” released in 2013.

It was announce that Miyazaki will serve as the original, scriptwriter, and director. A poster visual drawn by the director release. The title is taken from a masterpiece publishe in 1937 by the editor and children’s literature author Genzaburo Yoshino. According to Toho, “Director Miyazaki was move and inspired by reading Yoshino’s work . An original story was create.” In 2013, Miyazaki announced that he would be retiring from making feature films. In 2017, the production of this work was reveale, and it was effectively withdrawn from retirement. According to Toho, “There is no doubt that this is a blockbuster that we have been working on for five years since 2017. It will be release during the summer vacation, when it is the most popular time of the year. We will distribute it to people of all ages, men and women of all ages. I would like people to see it. Director Miyazaki is over 80 years old, but I think it will be a youthful fantasy.”

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