Kazuo Oga

Kazuo Oga is an art director and background painter well known for his work on Studio Ghibli features. Below is sampling of some of his work. Kazuo currently has two books published full of his paintings, which I highly recommend. Continue reading to watch him paint!

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Academy Conversations – Hayao Miyazaki

John Lasseter interviews famed animation director, Hayao Miyazaki for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts . Lasseter, an avid Ghibli fanboy himself, is a perfect fit to take on this role. Miyazaki talks about many topics ranging from his childhood interests to developing ideas for his films. Watch all seven parts below.

Hayao Miyazaki- Nature, Culture, & Character


A closer look at the storytelling techniques of one of Japan’s greatest animation directors, Hayao Miyazaki.
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