For the record, those are his words.
The famed creator was at a ceremony last night to accept a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. He spoke to several people before and after about what his next project was, to which he said he was going “”to continue making anime until I die.”
More specifically though, it appears that a Miyazaki filmed short is set to be aired at the Ghibli Museum. When asked about it he noted that he was relieved that the notion of the film being successful was not a burden. “Not having to worry about whether it will be a financial success or not is a big plus.”
As for what the movie is, here’s what Miyazaki had to say:
“It’s something I wanted to do when I was a student. It’s about samurai in the 16th century, wearing full armor, battling it out with each other. I was very dissatisfied with the way that era was depicted in fiction and film, so I wanted to draw something that would reflect the way I thought that era should look.”