Hayao Miyazaki

Step Inside the Wondrous World That’s Inspiring Hayao Miyazaki’s Final Film

Step Inside the Wondrous World That’s Inspiring Hayao Miyazaki’s Final Film

Genzaburō Yoshino’s How Do You Live? has become a classic in Japan since it was first published over 80 years ago, but until now it’s never seen an English translation. Though it’s a little outside the realm of Gizmodo’s usual sci-fi and fantasy fare, we’re thrilled to be revealing the cover and sharing an excerpt today for one big reason: How Do You Live? will be the basis for Hayao Miyazaki’s final film, capping his career by paying tribute to what was his favourite book as a child.