Years Later, The Laputa: Castle In The Sky's Minecraft Recreation Is Done

For the past several years, Mocchi Hajikura has been working on recreating the classic Studio Ghibli film Laputa: Castle In The Sky in Minecraft. His work is now finished.


Hajikura started uploading his Laputa recreations to YouTube in 2013. 

In 2015, he created this clip to correspond with Laputa: Castle In The Sky’s Japanese television rebroadcast. You can see how his work had improved.

As Net Lab notes, he uploaded his most recent (and final efforts) for the film’s 2017 TV rebroadcast. 

Previously, Kotaku posted a Laputa recreation, but Hajikura’s effort has to be the best one yet.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.


Best Ghibli film, fight me.