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Nippon TV to Acquire Studio Ghibli
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Nippon TV to Acquire Studio Ghibli

Hayao Miyazaki's renowned Japanese animation studio, Studio Ghibli, said that it will be acquired by private broadcaster Nippon TV, citing his advanced age. Studio Ghibli, which Miyazaki started in 1985 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest animators in history, is best known for producing the beloved animated films My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, both of which won Oscars. Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of Studio Ghibli Miyazaki is now 82 years old, while the top producer at the studio is 75. In a joint statement between Studio Ghibli and NTV, said "We have long struggled with the question: who the successor will be". Goro Miyazaki, Miyazaki's son and anime director, was regularly pushed as a prospective successor. However, according to the statement, he "f...