The Story of Yanagawa's Canals
- Documentary

The Story of Yanagawa’s Canals

The Story of Yanagawa’s Canals (1987)

Release : 1987-01-01
Genre : Documentary
Runtime : 167 minutes
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Language : ja


Descriptions The Story of Yanagawa’s Canals

An (almost) live action documentary movie, this independent movie was produced by Nibariki (Miyazaki’s personal office), with the royalty revenue from Nausicaä. At first, it was supposed to be an animated film which took place in the town of Yanagawa. After the success of Nausicaä, Tokuma wanted to produce another animated movie (of course, they wanted a Nausicaä sequel), and Miyazaki was looking for a good project. Miyazaki visited Yanagawa, and was impressed by the beautiful town with its canals, and came up with an idea for a film about high school boys and girls in Yanagawa, and thought that Takahata, who worked as a producer for Nausicaä, should direct such a film…

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