The Art of Princess Mononoke (English VIZ)

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The Art of
Princess Mononoke
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AuthorAnimage Editorial Staff, Kazuyoshi Tanaka
TranslatorTakami Nieda
SeriesStudio Ghibli Library
PublisherVIZ Media
Released26 August 2014
Size and weightHardcover 12.2 x 8.7 x 0.9", 2.3 lbs.
ISBN-10: 1-42-156597-8
-13: 978-1421565972

Price: $34.99 (plus tax)

Notes: Newly translated English edition of the Japanese The Art of Princess Mononoke. Hardbound, printed on high quality glossy paper. Contains a variety of sketches, storyboards, background production information, and cel reproductions (with backgrounds). It also has a section about the CG in Princess Mononoke.


  • New translation by Takami Nieda.
  • As in the previous English edition, a translation of the poems written by Hayao Miyazaki to communicate his vision of the film to Joe Hisaishi, who composed the music for Princess Mononoke. These poems can also be found in the Japanese edition.
  • Previously unpublished in English, the production diary for Princess Mononoke by Production Manager Kazuyoshi Tanaka which appeared in the Japanese edition of this book.