The Boy and the Heron: Hayao Miyazaki’s Latest Studio Ghibli Masterpiece

From 'The Boy and the heron.'

‘The Boy and the Heron’ might seem unfamiliar, but in just a matter of time, it’ll be known to many as the title of the latest Studio Ghibli movie. (Image: via Studio Ghibli)

8 Outstanding Books That Inspired Studio Ghibli Films

From the 'Grave of Fireflies.'

Drawing on Akiyuki Nosaka’s semi-autobiographical novella of the same name, Isao Takahata’s masterpiece tells a story of Seita and Setsuko, two Japanese siblings struggling to survive in the dying days of World War II. (Image: via Studio Ghibli)

7 Life Lessons From the Magical World of ‘My Neighbor Totoro’

'My Neighbor Totoro.'

‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ or simply 'Totoro' to Studio Ghibli fans, has cemented itself among the best-animated movies. (Image: via Studio Ghibli)

New Zealand: A New World, a New Life, With Endless Possibilities

Woman sitting on a hill at sunset.

Mary chose New Zealand because of her family pressuring her to get married. Mary once thought that life was a one-way street, but now she knows there are many more options for her. (Image: Orapan Yenchum via Dreamstime)

Watch This Classic Russian Animation: ‘Hedgehog in the Fog’

A still from the Russian animation 'Hedgehog in the Fog.'

'Hedgehog in the Fog' is one of the most celebrated short Russian animation films of all time. (Image: The Russian Culture Screenshot via YouTube)

Inspiration from Iconic Disney Animator Aaron Blaise

Aaron Blaise.

Internationally renowned artist and animator Aaron Blaise. (Image: Aaron Blaise via America Daily)

The Beautiful Silhouette Animations of Lotte Reiniger

Stunningly beautiful silhouette cutout in the animation 'Thumbelina' by Lotte Reiniger. (Image via myyokeisheavvy YouTube/Screenshot)