Today is the 15th birthday of acclaimed Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away. As a token of gratitude to the Japanese movie that opened up so many virgin minds to the wonderful and sometimes bad world of anime, Minecraft user Alan Becker has reconstructed the entire world of Spirited Away (and a little of My Neighbor…
Famed animator Hayao Miyazaki wanted to make a sequel to the 2008 film Ponyo. It never happened. There’s a simple reason for that. Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki did not want to see Ponyo 2.
Goodness. Here is a look at the official Catbus for really big kids. You know, grown-ups.
You know you’ve been waiting. I sure have. And here we are, an official Studio Ghibli burger.
Track: My Neighbor Totoro (Live) | Artist: Joe Hisaishi | Album: N/A
For the past couple of years, British studio Fire Panda have been working on something that might just sell a few VR headsets to those not currently interested in games: small virtual tours through some of Studio Ghibli’s most famous movies.
There’s a long-standing urban legend that part of Princess Mononoke is really about leprosy. Now, the film’s creator, Hayao Miyazaki, confirmed that this was no legend. It’s a fact.
Recently, Kotaku reported that a junior high school in Japan was trying to bring Studio Ghibli food to life. There’s a good reason for that. Ghibli food looks freakin’ delicious.
A junior high school the city of Mishima, Japan figured out a way to make school lunches fun: Serve Ghibli food.
Studio Ghibli is teaming up with Japan's Washin Optical for official Porco Rosso sunglasses. They're kind of expensive.
Battle Chef Brigade is a video game stew that's one part Iron Chef, one part brawler, and one part Hayao Miyazaki. My childhood, basically. It looks glorious, and now I am very hungry.
My Neighbor Totoro is a family favorite. Kids and adults alike love the story of two sisters in the idyllic Japanese countryside with magical creatures. But for some viewers, there’s darkness seething underneath. Totoro is no cuddly critter. He is a killer.
Do you have a favorite Studio Ghibli film? You know, the anime house behind such wonderful movies as Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Castle in the Sky. In Japan, kids and adults alike love Ghibli films. But is there one Ghibli film—rather, Hayao Miyazaki-helmed Ghibli film—that the country likes best?9.
My Neighbor Totoro. Howl's Moving Castle. Princess Mononoke. These aren't only classics, they are stunning. Studio Ghibli is responsible for some of the most loved and best looking films in the past few decades. It's no accident why.
What's more adorable than Ni no Kuni? Homemade Ni no Kuni arts and crafts.