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

 

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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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