Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki was born today, January 5, in 1941. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate, you can watch all of his animated features on Amazon’s new Blu-ray boxset or read this revealing 2005 New Yorker profile of the man.

Birthday artwork above by Akinta79. Tribute artwork below by C3nmt:hayao_miyazaki_fanart

Watercolor sketch by Miyazaki for "My Neighbor Totoro."
Watercolor sketch by Miyazaki for “My Neighbor Totoro.”

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