Doug Cummings on Miyazaki’s “Starting Point”

Doug Cummings discusses and shares some quotes from Starting Point: 1979 – 1996, a collection of Hayao Miyazaki’s writings:

The book’s most notable feature is probably the diversity of sources (essays, lectures, interviews) and topics (history and aesthetics, reviews, memories, confessions) that offer a wide-ranging portrait of the animation master who studied economics and political science and worked his way through the ranks of Japan’s animé industry. Miyazaki is a thoughtful and eloquent writer, as passages like these reveal…