Photos - Boro the Caterpiller

Details of Hayao Miyazaki's upcoming CG short film, Boro the Caterpiller, are few and far between. We still have yet to see any storyboards or production artwork or screenshots. The only detail yet shown is this illustration of the main character, who Miyazaki describes as "a tiny, hairy caterpillar, so tiny that it may be easily squished between your fingers."

Planned for a 2017 release, hopefully some new details will emerge soon. And perhaps we will also learn new details of the proposed Miyazaki feature film which may or may not happen. And you thought Studio Ghibli was finished!

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Just a note about the whole 'CG' thing...

Someone posted The Man Who is Not Done on Youtube, and there's quite a bit of footage of Boro the Caterpillar in it. It's actually a 2D, hand drawn film. But some of it was animated using a graphics tablet with Photoshop. I skimmed through the video, and there's a hilarious moment where Miyazaki struggles with the software, and ends up moving a layer around instead of drawing.

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