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Animator Hayao Miyazaki to retire from making feature films
Animator Hayao Miyazaki to retire from making feature films

Hayao Miyazaki, one of the world's most admired animators, is retiring. His latest project, "The Wind Rises," which has been playing in Japanese theaters since late July, will be his last feature film. The announcement, which saddened many in the animation community, was made at a news conference at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday by Koju Hoshino, president of Miyazaki's production company, Studio Ghibli. Hoshino declined to take questions, saying only that more details would be given next week at another news conference in Tokyo. WATCH: Trailers from Venice Miyazaki, 72, began turning heads with his work in anime for television in the 1970s, and he went on...

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