Hayao Miyazaki has come out of his retirement and is all set to release another project. The award-winning director is an Animator of Studio Ghibli. Currently, he is eighty years old. Previously, the director had announced his retirement in the year 2013, but now he is again back in the field of animation to surprise his fans with an amazing Magical Fantasy.
Hayao Miyazaki is such a wonderful director and animator that none of his audience ever gets disappointed because of his works. The way he turns the trivial things and happenings of everyday life into something so magical and desirable that even now, his fans can never forget that magic. He makes people realize how beautiful life could be and how amazing we could lead our life.
Why is Hayao Miyazaki Coming Out of Retirement?
Hayao Miyazaki is all set to release another of his masterpiece, and the news of that had already spread. Supposedly, the name of the movie is “How Do You Live?” The movie will be based on a book written by Yoshino Genzaburō. Though, the name of the movie has not been finalized as of yet.
The plot of the movie revolves around the life of a young boy named Koperu, who is living with his uncle. As he had lost his father recently thus, he is residing with his uncle. The movie depicts how his views regarding society and the world have changed. The gradual transition of his thoughts for society will be depicted beautifully in the movie. Hayao Miyazaki even said that he finds it quite relatable.
He could relate to something that is not human. Well, now we don’t know that exactly what is very relatable to him. Is it the character? Or some situation? Yes, we can find the answer, but we need to wait a little bit for the movie to be released.
What are Hayao Miyazaki’s Previous Works?
Hayao Miyazaki has worked in the industry for many fine years. Some of his amazing works include “The Wind Rises” (2013), “Spirited Away” (2001), “My Neighbour Totoro” (1988), “Ponyo” (2008), etc. These are just a few names of his work; obviously, many more are included in the list.
He had also worked on many short films, and the list includes “Boro the Caterpillar” (2018), “Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess” (2010), and many more. It does not feature films or short films, but he has also worked on many Manga works.
Some Facts on Hayao Miyazaki’s Retirement
Hayao Miyazaki had once announced his retirement after the movie “The Wind Rises” (2013). But, now again, he is back to creating some magic. It has already been eight years since his retirement. Well, he is back from his “second” retirement to release another masterpiece.
The first time he returned after his retirement was in 2002 with one of his works, “Spirited Away.” But the fans are very much delighted to hear the news of his comeback, and they just simply can’t keep calm!
Will this Movie be His Final Work?
Taking into account the amount of love he has for his works and the kind of workaholic he is, it is very much difficult to state that whether it will be his final work or not. Judging from the pattern of him declaring his retirement and then again surprising his fans with his comeback, it isn’t very easy to know whether this will be his final work or not.