The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises is a 2013 Japanese animated movie written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki for Studio Ghibli.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Kaze Tachinu
Release date
July 20, 2013
Directed by
Hayao Miyazaki
Written by
Hayao Miyazaki (screenplay)
Distributed by
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Inspired by the designs of Italian aeronautical engineer Gianni Caproni, Jiro dreams of designing and flying his own aircraft. However, nearsightedness precludes him from becoming a pilot. In 1927 he begins working for a Japanese aeronautical engineering company where his work makes him one of the most successful aircraft designers in the world.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Hideaki Anno Hideaki Anno Jiro
Miori Takimoto Miori Takimoto Nahoko Satomi
Hidetoshi Nishijima Hidetoshi Nishijima Honjo
Masahiko Nishimura Masahiko Nishimura Kurokawa
Jun Kunimura Jun Kunimura Hattori
Shinobu Otake Shinobu Otake Mrs. Kurokawa
Mansai Nomura Mansai Nomura Giovanni Battista Caproni


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Last Updated 08 Aug 2014 at 07:28