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Why was Hideaki Anno picked to voice Jirou in The Wind Rises?

There was an interview with Anno on Youtube (which has unfortunately been taken down) where he mentions a few relevant things: He had to audition for the part Miyazaki joked that he'd give the part ...
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What was the purpose behind the personification of certain elements in The Wind Rises?

The following is more an interpretation of the film, rather than a solid source of undeniable truth. Because of this, there is unfortunately a lack of sources. I believe Hayao Miyazaki could have ...
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What was the purpose behind the personification of certain elements in The Wind Rises?

Just watched the movie and I tried to pay attention to where the realistic sound is replaced by voice effects, and it seems like this mostly happens when the mood is supposed to be light-hearted, ...
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