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Ghibli producer provokes backlash for comment regarding abilities of women to direct anime

You’ll find very few entities in any creative field that enjoy the sort of widespread respect and goodwill that Studio Ghibli does. The studio’s animated films are consistently held up as shining examples of theatrical storytelling, a feat that’s all the more impressive when you consider how passionate and opinionated anime fans can be.

And yet, a comment from Yoshiaki Nishimura, one of the film’s two co-producers, has some Ghibli fans who’d been no doubt excited to see Marnie seeing red instead.

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1921d ago
YoungKingDoran1921d ago

I know it's absolutely shocking that there ARE differences between men and women.
Sometimes you just have to call a spade a god damn spade.