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Films By Takahata Isao

My Neighbors the Yamadas (Ho-hokekyo Tonari no Yamada Kun) JapanUtterly distinct from standard Studio Ghibli animation, My Neighbors the Yamadas consists of rough sketches in outline form, with soft colours reminiscent of watercolour painting. As opposed to the often mystical nature of many Studio ... Read more
Only Yesterday (Omoide Proporo) JapanStudio Ghibli co-founder Takahata Isao's second film as director for the animation company was the instant classic Only Yesterday. The biggest Japanese box-office hit of 1991, Only Yesterday cemented Studio Ghibli's reputation for artistic excellence.Okajima ... Read more
Pom Poko (Heisei Tanuki Gassen Pompoko) JapanJapan's top box-office hit of 1994, the wonderfully inventive Pom Poko, saw Studio Ghibli introduce digital animation techniques to their films. Takahata Isao's second film for Ghibli is an allegorical tale starring a cast of rascally critters called ... Read more
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