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Animator digs deep to make films the hard way

Makoto Shinkai, a 38-year-old Japanese animator, has been identified by many in the industry as the future of Japanese animation. His works, such as “The Place Promised In Our Early Days” (2004) and “5 Centimeters per Second” (2007) have even drawn comparisons to those of famed Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, who has produced hundreds of animated films including the award-winning “Spirited Away” (2001) which won the Golden Bear at the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival.

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CrescentFang4019d ago

"In Japan, people don’t have this idea that animation is just for children. Children and adults alike read manga and watch animated films or television programs."

I wish everyone thought like this... I can only dream hahaha...