Amazing 4-Minute Trailer For Miyazaki Hayao's THE WIND RISES (KAZE TACHINU)!

It has been a long 5 years since Master animator Miyazaki Hayao's last film Ponyo was released. The very exciting news for all his fans and lovers of animated films in general is of course the release of his new film The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) in Japan tomorrow. We now have the film's 4-minute trailer, previously only shown in Japanese theaters, to share with you. 

The Wind Rises is based on the life of Horikoshi Jiro, the man who designed the Zero fighter plane used in the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II, and focuses on a time when Japan was struggling with recession, infectious outbreaks and natural disasters. The trailer looks both beautiful and epic, and you can check it out below. (The trailer starts at the 1:17 mark in the video.)
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  • loco_loco

    At 1:26, Jiro Horikoshi looks like Satsuki and Mei's father.

  • joe

    omg blood at the end! gotta remind myself i need tissues when i watch this D;

  • Hugo Ozman

    Early reports say that it is a tearjerker. So do bring some tissues just in case!

  • loco_loco

    Close your eyes :).

  • Hugo Ozman

    May have to shut the ears too ; )

  • loco_loco

    Okay, the song is touching and fits the scene. You're right. It's a tearjerker movie and it's beautiful.

  • erin

    Been hanging out for this trailer - it looks amazing! Cannot come to Australia/NZ fast enough!

  • Hugo Ozman

    Definitely amazing. With any luck, it may hit Australia and NZ at the end of the year!

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