Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky is one of my favorite films from Studio Ghibli. From beginning to end it is a fantastic adventure tale that is superbly animated. VIZ Media is making it easy to love the film even more with The Art of Castle in the Sky.
Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky was the first feature film produced by the legendary Studio Ghibli. Sheeta, a girl who has the power to defy gravity, is on the run from pirates when she meets the young inventor Pazu. Together they explore the secrets of Laputa, a flying city constructed by a long-lost race of people. All of Miyazaki’s major themes – the power of flight, the bravery of young women, and a world wrecked by change – are captured with beautiful animation and joyous storytelling.
“We are proud to release this gorgeously illustrated book that celebrates the extraordinary artwork of Hayao Miyazaki’s groundbreaking film,” says Masumi Washington, Senior Editorial Director. “This comprehensive edition is packed with the film’s art, from conception to final release, as well as commentary and insights from Miyazaki himself. It makes a fitting addition to our extensive Studio Ghibli library.”
The Art of Castle in the Sky is scheduled to be released on October 18th – to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the film. The book will carry a cover price of $34.99.
This is definitely a book that will find its way onto my bookshelf. Will it appear on yours?