The Wind Rises (2013)

Director
Hayao Miyazaki

Main cast
Hideaki Anno; Jun Kunimura; Mirai Shida; Miori Takimoto; Hidetoshi Nishijima

Genres
Animation, Drama, History

Description
The Wind Rises is the 11th animated theatrical film directed by Hayao Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli. Based on Miyazaki’s own manga and the 1937 short novel of the same name by Tatsuo Hori, this is the story of Jir? Horikoshi, the aircraft engineer most remembered for his design work on the Mitsubishi A6M Reisen “Zero”, Japan’s famous World War II fighter aircraft. During the WWII years, the Miyazaki family business manufactured aircraft parts, including the windshields and rudders used on the Zero.


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