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Japanese anime master Miyazaki hangs up director hat

Posted: 06 Sep 2013 09:48 PM PDT

Japanese director Miyazaki speaks during a news conference held to announce his retirement from film in TokyoBy Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki said on Friday he will make no more of the full-length films that have brought him global fame, confessing that his real love is drawing and - at age 72 - he is tired of directing. Miyazaki's latest film, "The Wind Rises", claimed a coveted competition slot at the current Venice Film Festival. He won an Academy Award for "Spirited Away" and many other Japanese and international prizes. ...

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