Distributor: Studio Ghibli

Howl’s Moving Castle. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2004.

Howl’s Moving Castle. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2004. 150 150 Hannah Whelan

There is a surprising lack of non-human animal representation in Studio Ghibli’s 2004 film Howl’s Moving Castle, despite an overarching theme which frequently pits an idyllic pastoral version of Japan…

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Kiki’s Delivery Service. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1989.

Kiki’s Delivery Service. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1989. 150 150 Dora Mckay

https://youtu.be/4bG17OYs-GA In Kiki’s Delivery Service one of the representations of animals is Kiki’s cat and familiar, Jiji. A familiar is a supernatural entity that can aid a witch with her magic, often…

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Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Toho. 1994.

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Toho. 1994. 150 150 Emerald Kenny

Pom Poko[1] is a film that follows the tanuki of Tama Hills trying to halt development of their woodland through their folkloric transformation powers. In terms of how it shows…

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Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994.

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994. 150 150 Christopher Dobelmann

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Studio Ghibli. 1994 Pom Poko (Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko) is written and directed by Isao Takahata, a co-founder of Studio Ghibli which animated and published…

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1984. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1984 film ‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’ follows the adventures of a young princess named Nausicaä who is part of one of the last tribes of…

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My Neighbour Totoro. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1988.

My Neighbour Totoro. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1988. 150 150 Emma Redley

My Neighbour Totoro is a Japanese animation film produced by Studio Ghibli and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It was released in 1988 and helped bring fame and recognition to Studio…

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Princess Mononoke. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1997.

Princess Mononoke. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1997. 150 150 Christine Nguyen

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) is a Studio Ghibli film, written and directed by co-founder Hayao Miyazaki in 1997. The film takes place in the Muromachi period of Ancient Japan and follows protagonist…

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