VIDEO: Teaser For Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises"

Latest Studio Ghibli movie opens in Japanese theaters July 20th

A new TV teaser has offered an early look at The Wind is Rising, the first anime movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki since 2008's Ponyo.  Based on his manga and a novel by Tatsuo Hori, the movie opening in Japanese theaters on July 20th explores the life of World War II Zero fighter designer Jirō Horikoshi's life.

 

 

Cast announcement coverage

 

 

Jiro Horikoshi  - Hideaki Anno

 

Naoko Satomi - Miori Takimoto (former SweetS idol)

 

Castorp - Steven Alpert ( Walt Disney Studios  exec)

 

Satomi - Morio Kazama (Urabe  in the Akagi anime)

 

Jiro's Mother - Keiko Takeshita (From Up on Poppy Hill's Hana Matsuzaki, Arriety's Sadako)

 

Honjo - Hidetoshi Nishijima (the live-action adaptation of manga Freesia)

 

Horikoshi Kayo - Mirai Shida (Arrietty)

 

Hattori -Jun Kunimura (about a million different gangster roles)

 

 

Kurokawa -  Masahiko Nishimura (Radio no Jikan, Kohroku in Princess Mononoke)

 

 

Mrs. Kurokawa- Shinobu Ōtake (Homily in Arrietty)

 

Caproni - Mansai Nomura (Abe no seimei in Onmyoji)

 

 

via @gen_ghibli

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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