Hello bloggers!  This is a blog all about Anime, which is a form of Japanese animation that is characterized by looks smililar to some of these:

Our blog specifically is going to regard Anime films directed by Hayao Miyazaki:

Now that you know what we are going to be blogging about, I would like to introduce you to our bloggers:

Beth Costello

Emily Beiting

Lindsey Pifher

Megan Fisher

Matt Ellis

Amy Eales

We are going to be discussing a variety of anime films directed by Miyazaki for the perspective of parents who have kids that watch Anime… Don’t worry parents, there is some good stuff out there!  As we analyze films such as Nauiscaa of the Valley of the Wind, Spirited Away, and Castle in the Sky you will see that there are good messages in these films.  We will also give you some background information on Anime itself as well as Miyazaki himself.  Good stuff is on the way!  Check back soon!

(Posted by: Beth Costello)