R.I.P. Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of Grave Of The Fireflies

Isao Takahata, who co-founded celebrated Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli with his long-time friend Hayao Miyazaki—and whose work for the studio included Grave Of The Fireflies, one of the most painful, dark, and beautiful films in the history of war cinema—has died. Takahata was 82.

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