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Japanese animator Miyazaki to take it easy

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Japanese Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki said Friday he was retiring from feature-length movies because he could no longer maintain the pace -- but would still go into work every day apart from Saturday. 

Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, pictured in Tokyo on September 6, 2013. Miyazaki says he is retiring from feature-length movies because he can no longer maintain the pace.

The acclaimed 72-year-old director said he had become too old for the kind of craftmanship and physical work required for major commercial projects.

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