Watch The Simpsons’ Animated Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

This Sunday’s episode of “The Simpsons” is set to not only feature cameo voice appearances by the legendary Stan “The Man” Lee (who previously guest-starred as himself in the series’ 13th season episode “I Am Furious (Yellow)”) and legendary science fiction author Harlan Ellison, but will also feature an animated tribute to Hayao Miyazaki, the animation master behind Studio Ghibli, that you can check out now in the player below! There’s also a featurette on Lee and Ellison’s cameos, which you can view in the second player down.

The new episode, titled “Married to the Blob,” finds Comic Book Guy realizing that his comics are nothing if he can’t share them with anyone. Then he meets Kumiko, a Japanese woman writing an autobiographical manga, and he seeks out Homer’s advice on how to date her.

“Married to the Blob” airs Sunday, Jan. 12 at 8p.m. ET/PT) on FOX.


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