Collection of Essays, Interviews, Memoirs and Illustrations from the Legendary Animation Director
Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases
Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen
On April 8th, VIZ Media will release an English language
edition of Hayao Miyazaki's Turning Point: 1997-2008
Image courtesy of VIZ Media. © Nibariki
VIZ Media, LLC, the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in North America, has announced the release of Turning Point: 1997-2008
, an insightful collection of essays, interviews, memoirs, and illustrations from legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki. The new title covers the critical stage in the legendary director’s career when his animated films such as PRINCESS MONONOKE (もののけ姫, Mononoke-Hime, 1997), HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE (ハウルの動く城, Hauru no Ugoku Shiro, 2004) and PONYO (崖の上のポニョ, Gake no Ue no Ponyo, 2008) began to garner a significant international audience. Turning Point: 1997-2008
will debut as a hardcover edition on April 8th and will carry an MSRP of $29.99 U.S. / $34.99 CAN.
Turning Point: 1997-2008
is the companion second volume to the earlier Miyazaki chronicle, Starting Point: 1979-1996
, which was originally published by VIZ Media in 2009. VIZ Media will release Starting Point: 1979-1996
in a new paperback edition on April 8th under the Studio Ghibli Library imprint with an MSRP of $16.99 U.S. / $19.99 CAN.
VIZ Media will also be releasing a stunning full-color hardcover edition, The Art of The Wind Rises
, based on Hayao Miyazaki’s latest and final feature film, on April 8th.