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Wednesday, 20th November 2013
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Miyazaki samurai comic images released

Manga fans across the world have been debating over recently released images of Hayao Miyazaki's latest venture - a comic that revolves around samurai culture.

The renowned cartoonist, famous for the animes he produced while he worked as a director for the popular Studio Ghibli - which he co-founded - made headlines when it was announced he had gone back to drawing.

As part of a special programme, Miyazaki allowed NHK's Professional Shigoto no Ry?gi into his home to film him hard at work on a story based on Japan's Warring States period, although he emphasised he had many other tales still to tell.

Fans will be pleased to note the drawings still possess the artist's trademark use of vibrant colour and dramatic shading, although they will have to wait for plot details.

Those who can't wait to find out more about Miyazaki's drawing processes and unique storytelling are advised to check out the Studio Ghibli museum in Tokyo, a veritable playground of animation and discovery.

Written by Graham McPherson


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