Hayao Miyazaki Finds Lupin III’s Heart in The Castle of Cagliostro

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1979 directorial debut, The Castle of Cagliostro, predates the founding of Studio Ghibli. But it lays the groundwork for many of the themes that will pop up throughout the later classics that came from the Studio. Looking back at the film, it’s clear that even right out of the gate, working as a “director for hire,” … Continue reading Hayao Miyazaki Finds Lupin III’s Heart in The Castle of Cagliostro