'Studio Ghibli Caterpillar' Movie Release Date, News & Update: Retired Animator Hayao Miyazaki Return To Complete The Movie

By Gloven Ramos , Updated Nov 15, 2016 09:20 PM EST
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The Studio Ghibli is now working for their new upcoming movie "Kemushi no Boro." The studio's retired animator Hayao Miyazaki return on the job to work with this new animated film.The new animated movie of Studio Ghibli is about the story of a tiny, hairy caterpillar. This movie is set to be completed in 2019.

Hayao Miyazaki retired on the Studio Ghibli as an animator in 2013 following the completion of his final film "The Wind Rises." It was actually his sixth retirement. According to the report of Anime News Network, Mr. Miyazaki revealed in a documentary that was aired on Japanese TV last Sunday that he is working on a feature film called "Kemushi no Boro" or "Boro the Caterpillar," inspired from a short film project that Miyazaki had intended for the Museum of Ghibli.

In the documentary, Hayao Miyazaki know that the CGI animated "Kemushi no Boro" had a good potential and proposed it to the Studio Ghibli last August this year. The animator's goal is to complete the animated film by 2019 for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

It is not the first time that Hayao Miyazaki has used the CGI technology. He has actually used this technology on the Oscar winning movie "Spirited Away," however, unlike the latter, this is somehow, the first time Miyazaki will use CGI for the entire film.

No other details about the plot of the animated film "Kemushi no Boro" was released by Studio Ghibli. The movie's plot is about a tiny and hairy caterpillar, so tiny that it may be easily squished between the fingers. Miyazaki has been working on this story for over 20 years.

Hayao Miyazaki's creations and contributions to the Studio Ghibli are the famous animated films, "Spirited Away," "Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro," "Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind," "Princess Mononoke" and many more.

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