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Ponyo Film Comic, Vol. 1

Hayao Miyazaki

Relive the story of Ponyo and S suke in this full-color film comic!

Ponyo is a sweet-faced goldfish from a magical realm under the sea. One day, Ponyo's curiosity takes her far from home. After accidentally hitching a ride on a jellyfish, Ponyo washes up on the shore and is found by Sosuke, a kindly human boy. The two become fast friends and are swept away on an incredible adventure.

After discovering Ponyo trapped in a tidepool, Sosuke takes her home and does his best to make sure she's happy and well fed in the human world. Ponyo's father, a powerful underwater sorcerer, sends out mysterious tidal forces to locate his daughter. Ponyo and Sosuke may be torn apart just when they've become best friends!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Viz Media
  • Publish Date: Aug 4th, 2009
  • Pages: 172
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 7.18in - 5.14in - 0.36in - 0.45lb
  • EAN: 9781421530772
  • Recommended age: 06-09
  • Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels - Manga

About the Author

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(R) 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 Nausicaä 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.