by Kerby Rosanes . May 5th, 2014
UK – based designer Richard Evans pays a very unique tribute to some iconic animated characters created by Studio Ghibli, the premier animation studio in Japan.
Richard illustrated the characters in 8-bit graphics style. The pixel art series was a fan art tribute celebrating the release of “The Wind Rises“, the last animated movie under Ghibli to be directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki was the one behind some of the studio’s most successful animated feature films such as “My Neighbor Totoro” in 1988, “Princess Mononoke” in 1997, “Howl’s Moving Castle” in 2004 and the Oscar winning piece, “Spirited Away” in 2001.
See some of the awesome characters in pixel art below or head over to Richard’s Behance to see all his works.
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