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Welcome to the Ghibliotheque, the podcast that leafs through the library of films from the world’s greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli.
To finish this second season of Ghibliotheque, Michael & Jake return to the mighty Hayao Miyazaki for his family-friendly follow-up to Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle: the fish-out-of-water fantasy Ponyo. After the increasing influence of CGI on Ghibli animation, Miyazaki envisioned this project as an ambitious return to the Studio's hand-drawn roots. But does the legendary director succeed ... or flounder?
Read Michael's interview with Kathleen Kennedy: https://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/18590/kathleen-kennedy-interview-war-horse-lincoln-studio-ghibli-jurassic-park-4-more
Read Roger Ebert's review of Ponyo: https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/ponyo-2009
Follow Michael and Jake on Twitter:
@MichaelJLeader – Michael
@jakehcunningham – Jake
Produced by Michael Leader, Jake Cunningham, Harold McShiel and Steph Watts
Editing by Lister Rossell
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