These commercials certainly have a Ghibli vibe to them.

As Matome Naver points out, he previously did a shochu commercial for Satsuma Shuzo.

Great, huh?

Other former Studio Ghibli animators have also made ads. Check out this one done by the folks at Studio Ponoc.

Over the years, Ghibli has also made commercials as well as opening credit sequences for TV shows.

The “new Miyazaki” Makoto Shinkai of Your Name fame has even directed anime ads of his own.

Here is the longer version of Shinkai’s spot for a Japanese construction company.

Wonderful stuff.

This article was originally published on May 3, 2017. It has since been updated.


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