The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, 2013
my main man
Reminder that in Japan that “Otaku” is on par with “dudebro” and “Brony” in the US. It is not a good thing at all.
STUDIO GHIBLI ANNOUNCES CLOSURE
Toshio Suzuki has announced the closure of Studio Ghibli. Here’s a translated version of the news article:
"Just moments ago, Toshio Suzuki, Studio Ghibli producer, announced on the TV show of the MBS Jounetsu Tairiku chain effectively as announced as sources close to the studio, Studio Ghibli will close and production studio anime, leaving himself only as a company that will manage its trademarks. As stated in the program’s producer, "the production department of anime will be dismantled," which coincides with the data that we gave in our previous post on this decision had been taken from spring after the poor reception at the box office of Kaguya-hime no Monogatari.
In the interview, Suzuki has also admitted that it was a major setback for the study progress Hayao Miyazaki, one of the reasons already unveiled the portal Rakuten Woman. Once we have access to the full TV interview, adding more data. No doubt that this is a very sad news for Japanese animation, of which we are all fans, because it is undeniable everything Studio Ghibli has given the anime. Please remember that what will be his last film, Omoide no Marnie, premiered at the Japanese box office on 19 July.”
imagine if bronies had a huge say in the cartoon industry and like, shows like my little pony but with openly sexual ponies were being produced. thats what miyazaki is talking about when he says the anime industry is full of otaku. miyazaki dedicated his life to making heartwarming anime films for little kids, the anime industry is full of lolicons, do u expect him to be happy about that
Mindbogglingly gorgeous Ghibli illustrations.