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  • [ANIME] An 8-bit tribute to the one and only Hayao Miyazaki

    Studio Ghibli co-founder, Academy Award winner, Japanese animation icon, environmentalist, and world-renowned filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki, is someone who many people look up to. Without a dount, his films have influenced many around the world. One fan creates a moving tribute video to the legendary Miyazaki, and does it in glorious 8-bit fashion.

    The short features Miyazaki’s classics, including My Neighbor Totoro, his Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Castle in the Sky, and many more. The video shows several Ghibli characters gathering and paying homage to their creator.

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    This whimsical parade of Ghibli characters was created by filmmaker, Pablo Fernandez Eyre, and a chiptune version of the “Reprise” from Spirited Away playing in the background makes the tribute video all the more complete as it fittingly ends at Hayao Miyazaki’s front door.

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    If that video did not induce a tear in any Ghibli fan’s eye, I don’t know what will.

    Source: Rocket News 24


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