MiyazakiVariety hosts a series of articles on Hayao Miyazaki under the title Animation legend Hayao Miyazaki featuring the famous Japanese animation director often regarded as one the the world’s greatest storyteller. Miyazaki hopes to break US spell talks about Miyazaki’s upcoming release Ponyo which will be his biggest stateside release so far. The article talks about the living legend behind four decades of hand-drawn classics. Various artists from around the world share thoughts on inspirational director in the article Industry pros pay tribute to Miyazaki. Hewitts bring Miyazaki Stateside shares details on the care taken in Disney’s English translations of Miyazaki’s films.

Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo opens across theatres in US on August 14.