Animage & Ghibli Exhibition in Ginza Pays Homage to Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’

11.March.2021 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / SPOT

Matsuya Ginza is set to host the “Animage & Ghibli Exhibition” which will run from April 15 to May 5. The event will pay homage to Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga which was serialised in Animage by showcasing a range of never-before-seen cell artwork, as well Mamoru Oshii’s OVA art film Angel’s Egg, and much more. Over 200 materials will be showcased for the duration of the exhibition.

 

An Excerpt of the Exhibits

Animage was Japan’s first magazine devoted to comics and animation to be aimed at the general public

Mobile Suit Gundam original movie poster (Animage, April 1981)

Original advertising posters used on trains back during each respective release

Original magazine inserts

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind movie poster © 1984 Studio Ghibli・H

The exhibition is a nostalgia fest and celebration of animation during the 70’s and 80’s, a time when ‘anime’ was yet to be widespread in the vocabulary of ordinary Japanese people. It wills how how the anime boom really set off after the release of Mobile Suit Gundam in 1979 which was lauded for its animation quality, as well as how Toshio Suzuki, a producer at Studio Ghibli, approached Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata during his time as an editor at Animage. The exhibition will also feature the works produced by Suzuki and much more.

 

Fans of Studio Ghibli won’t want to miss out on a look at the studio’s history with Animage at this special exhibition.

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