Japanese anime master Miyazaki hangs up director hat

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Japanese director Miyazaki speaks during a news conference held to announce his retirement from film in TokyoBy Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki said on Friday he will make no more of the full-length films that have brought him global fame, confessing that his real love is drawing and – at age 72 – he is tired of directing. Miyazaki's latest film, "The Wind Rises", claimed a coveted competition slot at the current Venice Film Festival. He won an Academy Award for "Spirited Away" and many other Japanese and international prizes. …