VIDEO: "The Simpsons" Pays Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Goodbye to beloved director in part of episode in which "Comic Book Guy" marries a manga artist

In this Sunday's episode of The Simpsons, notorious geek Jeffrey "Comic Book Guy" Albertson marries autobiographical manga author Kumiko. The episode will boast a cameo by legendary comic writer Stan Lee, and it will feature a hallucination sequence paying tribute to retiring, revered anime director Hayao Miyazaki.



“Married to the Blob” airs in North America January 12th.





via Slate



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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