We think that Hayao Miyazaki needs no introduction - he is, after all, regarded as the most excellent animated movie director ever. For his 75th birthday, we have decided to celebrate with some beautiful desktop wallpapers. Be that as it may, we could all use a daily reminder of his joyful and colorful movies in our lives – especially so when computer stuff is getting us down!

Now, if you don't know already, Miyazaki is the mastermind behind such Studio Ghibli movies as Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle and My Neighbour Totoro, and each of these movies have enjoyed critical and commercial success, with Spirited Away being the highest grossing movie in Japan to this day. And if you've seen these movies, you know that there's something so authentic and relatable about them. If you can't quite put your finger on why is that, we can help. Miyazaki's movies talk about the essentials of life, such us our relationship with nature and technology, always emphasizing the best qualities of traditions, the importance of art and craftsmanship and difficulties maintaining a peaceful mindset in our world. To add to that, his anime characters are never just good or bad, but rather like real humans beings - there's always some redeeming and unfavorable qualities in the mix. Also, Studio Ghibli movies are almost entirely drawn by hand, and you can feel that human touch radiating from your screen.

Now, scroll down below for the most beautiful anime wallpapers that we've rounded up to celebrate the great artist Miyazaki's birthday.

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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AbbygailJones 3 years ago

Love this movie. Still watch it sometime

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Hayao Miyazaki Art Portrait

Hayao Miyazaki Art Portrait

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ChrisWilman 3 years ago

He epitomises himself to a tee! wonderful image

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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MarjattaVainikka 3 years ago

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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ArrowYazzie 3 years ago

One of the greatest animated movies of all time that captures the rare imagination of a child, usually lost in adulthood, but Miyazaki captures this brilliantly!

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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ValleyGirl 3 years ago

Ahh, here it is--my first Miyazaki film. Such a delight!

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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GülxanımCabbarova 3 years ago

My favourite anime

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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MarjattaVainikka 3 years ago

<3

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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TracyFellows 3 years ago

Beautiful colours.

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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MarjattaVainikka 3 years ago

<3

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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LuluArtistika 3 years ago

Totoro, Mononoke Hime and Spirited Away are my favourite. But there is Miyazaki's movie that you must watch: The Graveyard of Fireflies. It is really outstanding movie and I always cried every time I watch it

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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LaRaeNelsonOlson 3 years ago

Catbus!

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

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JenniferStead 3 years ago

I adore this movie more than words can say.

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Kodama

Kodama

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MarcyGantenbein-Ungrodt 3 years ago

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Lynne Allen 2 years ago

Aeris!

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Tales From Earthsea

Tales From Earthsea

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ChachaUnto 3 years ago

That's not Hayao Miyazaki, that's his son no?

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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ElenaBabenko 3 years ago

I don't remember this scene in the movie... I wonder if it was cut from US release?

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind

Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind

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MarcyGantenbein-Ungrodt 3 years ago

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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Ponyo

Ponyo

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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narmadhaweerasinghe 3 years ago

My favorite movie

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

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When Marnie Was There

When Marnie Was There

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JúliaUrbanová 3 years ago

this is Ghibli Studio only, directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

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Ponyo

Ponyo

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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MarcyGantenbein-Ungrodt 3 years ago

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Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

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MarcyGantenbein-Ungrodt 3 years ago

!

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The Secret World Of Arrietty

The Secret World Of Arrietty

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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PaulaFernandes 3 years ago

beautiful!

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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The Secret World Of Arrietty

The Secret World Of Arrietty

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

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Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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YuriLee 3 years ago

The highest roof looks a bit like Totoro at first glance :P

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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From Up On Poppy Hill

From Up On Poppy Hill

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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Ponyo

Ponyo

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Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind

Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind

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MarcyGantenbein-Ungrodt 3 years ago

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The Secret World Of Arrietty

The Secret World Of Arrietty

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

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PinkFluffyUnicorn 3 years ago

Isn't this one from porco rosso?

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Castle In The Sky

Castle In The Sky

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Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

Nausicaa Of The Valley Of The Wind

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

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