The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazakirsquo;s career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions about some of his most popular films, including Spirited Away and Ponyo.
In the mid-1990s, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki moved from success to success as his work found an audience outside of Japan. His animated films of the era, including Princess Mononoke, Howl squo;s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, were internationally lauded, and Miyazaki won an Academy Awardteg; in 2003 for his popular and critical hit Spirited Away.
Follow Miyazaki as his vision matures, as cinema-lovers worldwide embrace his creations, and as critics such as Roger Ebert take up the cause of animation and Miyazakitsquo;s films. In a legendary career, these crucial years represent the turning point.