When I first learned that Hayao Miyazaki, the genius writer and director of Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and other anime masterpieces, was starting on another project, and it was an adaption of a book called Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, I immediately picked the book up. And fell in love.
It is now one of my most favorite fantasy novels. The characters, the story, the magic...ohhh I just couldn't put it down. I saw the first teaser trailer for the movie shortly after. It was a 10 second look at the castle. It didn't look anything like what was described in the book, but was still REALLY AWESOME. I began eagerly awaiting the movie. I looked at online interviews with Diana Wynne Jones, and it turns out she is a fan of Miyazaki's too, and though it might not be exactly alike with the book, she was still looking forward to it and was sure it would be a great movie.
Well, DUH. Miyazaki never fails to please!
And now there's a new trailer...about 2 minutes long. OMG I want must go to Japan to see this movie!!!!
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So anyway, I'm going to submit a poem to class today. And I'll try buying Kino AGAIN tomorrow. If they don't have it by then, I will be very very upset. (Okay, pissed off). And that's about it for today.