This Week, We’re Celebrating the Work of Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki’s most recent film The Wind Rises was finally released in the U.S. over the weekend. Earning an estimated $306,000 from 21 theaters, Miyazaki’s final Oscar-nominated film has prompted the Nerds to reminisce about some of their favorite Studio Ghibli movies.

So all week, we’ll be hearing from many of the Nerds as they share memories about the movies that affected them the most.

In the meantime, you can get started by checking out some of our past Miyazaki coverage from recent months.

Junko got an early screening of The Wind Rises, and reviewed it for us here.

wind-risesWe also commenced this Roundtable when Miyazaki first announced his retirement back in September.

miyazaiAlso, LaShawn knitted a Totoro hat and artist Martin Hsu created  a Miyazaki-inspired vinyl figure.

So tune in all week as we look back at the career of a living legend.

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