The Art of Princess Mononoke (English VIZ)

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The Art of
Princess Mononoke
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Author Animage Editorial Staff, Kazuyoshi Tanaka
Translator Takami Nieda
Country USA
Language English
Series Studio Ghibli Library
Publisher VIZ Media
Released 26 August 2014
Pages 224
Size and weight Hardcover 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  • Previously unpublished in English, the production diary for Princess Mononoke by Production Manager Kazuyoshi Tanaka which appeared in the Japanese edition of this book.