Film scholars (as well as critics, reviewers, and audiences) have long recognized the works of Studio Ghibli, and in particular, the films directed by Hayao Miyazaki, as superb contributions not only to anime (Japanese animation), but to cinema in general.
This bibliography presents a comprehensive listing of English-language scholarly writing (monographs, chapters in edited essay collections, and articles in peer-reviewed journals) on the work of Hayao Miyazaki and his colleagues.
Last Updated: July 31, 2023
Clifford, Lara. Frames of fantasy: Fantasy architecture in Hayao Miyazaki's works with Studio Ghibli
Engle, Justy. The prototypical cross-cultural female hero: Western inspiration, Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli.
Tvorun-Dunn, Maxim, & Pascaru, Nathalie. Environmentalism polluted: Consumerism and complicity in Studio Ghibli’s media mix.