Hayao Miyazaki Will Receive An Honorary Oscar

The retired anime director and artist Hayao Miyazaki will receive an honorary Oscar award for his lifetime achievements. Miyazaki will become the second Japanese director to receive the award, the first one being Akira Kurosawa in 1990. Miyazaki after hearing the news said:

“It is an honor to receive the award, but I believe that a person that has retired doesn’t need any awards.”

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Source: The Japan news.