Four of the Best Hayao Miyazaki Tributes

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The announcement that Hayao Miyazaki is coming out of retirement to produce a short film, made lots of fans excited. There are countless tributes to his work but here are four of the best.

4. The Genius and Wonder of Hayao Miyazaki
This video takes you through a timeline of Miyazaki's work.

Posted by Madman, the video takes you through the last four decades.

It points out all the accomplishments he's achieved through out the year. Set to the sounds popularly used in his film, this video is just a nice way to remember all of his work.

3. Hayao Miyazaki - A Tribute
Anyone can take clips from a set of different films and put them together.

But Alexandre Gasulla does it in a way that is so seamless.

It's almost as if it's all just one big movie the way she connects similar themes that appear in each movie. From the despair of loss to the pure joy, it's a video that highlights Miyazaki's understanding of human emotion.

Hayao Miyazaki - A Tribute from Alexandre Gasulla on Vimeo.

2. Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux (Girls and Guys from Summits and Skies)
French student, Gwenn Germain, made this film as a final project for school.

It's a short story about " A young boy who lives in a village on a giant tree, fall in the depth of the forest where he meets two strange natives who will help him to go back home." Just from the pitch you can see that this film is heavily influenced by Miyazaki.

It becomes even more apparent through the art and the little references to different films.

Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux from Gwenn GERMAIN on Vimeo.

1. Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki
Made by dono, this is a 3D exploration through the worlds created in the movie.

Mostly set at the bath house in 'Spirited Away,' different characters from each movie appear.

Using clips and scenes straight from the movie it's all melded together but even though all the characters are in the same place doesn't meant they really interact. The whole video is set to Joe Hisaishi's score.

Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki from dono on Vimeo.