Anne of Green Gables

World Masterpiece Theater classic anime series gets lifestyle/fashion line in Japan

Anime versions of Anne of Green Gables, Dog of Flanders, and more inspire stylish and adorable designs.

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Can you guess which world children’s literature stars these awesome “anime” characters are?

From The Chronicles of Narnia to Anne of Green Gables, Japanese children’s book publisher’s artwork shines.

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Never-before-seen Miyazaki sketches to go on show at Tokyo exhibition this summer

Illustrations by legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki are among the 130 artworks going on display in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, next month.

The exhibition of background illustrations and character sketches, which have never been on public display before, celebrates the 40th anniversary of Nippon Animation’s World Animation Theatre, the weekly TV anime showcase which Miyazaki and Isao Takahata both worked on before founding Studio Ghibli together in 1985.

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