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This past Thursday, Studio Ghibli and its Japanese distributor Toho announced their line-up for Summer 2013, with co-founders and anime legends Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata both set to release directorial offerings for the first time since 1988's My Neighbor Totoro and Grave of the Fireflies.

First up from Hayao Miyazaki comes The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu), which is based upon a 2009 manga by Miyazaki and tells the story of World War II fighter plane designer Jirō Horikoshi. Here's the official poster for the Japanese release:

Joining Miyazaki's The Wind Rises is Isao Takahata's The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari, a retelling of the famous 10th century Japanese folktake The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, which centres on a mysterious young princess called Kaguya-hime who was discovered as a baby inside the stalk of a glowing bamboo plant. Take a look at the poster here:

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