Spirited Away, Volume 1

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VIZ Media LLC, Jul 8, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 172 pages
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As night falls, Chihiro finds out she's in a world of ghosts, demons, and strange gods.

Ten-year-old Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new home. Dad takes a wrong turn, though, and they become lost in a forest. Eventually they find their way to a strange abandoned amusement park. Chihiro wanders off. As night falls, Chihiro finds out she's in a world of ghosts, demons, and strange gods. A mysterious boy, Haku, tells her that to survive Chihiro must find work. She must go down to the boiler room and seek out an old man named Kamaji...

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User Review  - DeweyEver - LibraryThing

Spirited Away is among my favorite movies. This manga, is based on the movie, and all of the images are clips from the movie. The story is about a girl who finds herself as she tries to save her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Keller_M - LibraryThing

Spirited Away takes the reader on a journey through Chihiro's eyes. Her and her parents are moving to a new house when they come upon a magical/spiritual place where her parents turn into pigs and ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
12
Section 3
123

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About the author (2002)

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most beloved animation directors. In 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival's Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the festival's Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki's films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award« for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki's other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicań of the Valley of the Wind and Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that chronicle his early career and the development of his theories of animation. Both are published in English by VIZ Media.

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