OTAKING Seminar #306 & #307: Mysteries of Spirited Away

Toshio Okada (岡田 斗司夫) has been creating really interesting video seminars on Japanese animation and manga culture for a long time on his OTAKING YouTube channel, you can subscribe for updates and also join to get full length videos. Now, he is dubbing some of them to English, what makes then a jewell for anyone interested on this subjects.

This first English dubbed seminar is a two part video centered on Hayao Miyazaki's 2001 film Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (千と千尋の神隠し) known abroad as Spirited Away. The original videos in Japanese language were published on November 2019 and are available in YouTube: Part 1 | Part 2

Okada is a Japanese producer, critic, writer and businessman. Self-proclaimed geek king. He is Otaking representative director. He has served as President and CEO of Gainax Co., Ltd. (first generation), lecturer at the University of Tokyo Faculty of Liberal Arts, and a visiting professor at Osaka University of the Arts.