"Widely regarded as Japan's greatest animated director, Hayao Miyazaki creates films lauded for vibrant characters and meaningful narrative themes. Examining the messages of his 10 full-length films, this study analyzes each for its religious, philosophical and ethical implications. Exhibiting religious influences without religious endorsement, his films enjoin nonjudgment and perseverance in everyday life"--
Jefferson, North Carolina :
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,
D791.43 MI3 /527351
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-214) and index.