Hayao Miyazaki Biography
(One of the Most Accomplished Filmmakers in the History of Animation)
Birthday: January 5, 1941 (Capricorn)
Born In: Bunkyo City, Tokyo, Japan
Hayao Miyazaki is one of the many filmmaking gems produced by Japan, who revolutionized the world of animation through his numerous works. The stalwarts of world cinema like Akira Kurosawa as well as movies like 'The Tales of The White Serpent' sparked his interest and he eventually landed up pursuing a career in animation. After taking up a few assignments at a corporate animation studio, Miyazaki learnt the nuances of animation filmmaking at an early stage of his career. The creator’s big plunge into the world of animation was the film titled 'Hols: Prince of the sun', which went on to garner a lot of acclaim. Since then, there has been no looking back for this animator, who has mesmerized audiences worldwide through many of his fine works. He has addressed various themes plaguing the society, such as the environment as well as feminism through his works. This popular director has been honored on many occasions at various award ceremonies and two of his splendid works have been honored with as many as ten awards. Miyazaki has finally hung his boots after a long and path-breaking career in animation. However, he continues to be a great source of inspiration from many people from the younger generation to venture into the field of animation.