Animé

A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020.

A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020. 150 150 Maria Stoll

In their 2020 film A Whisker Away, Junichi Sato and Tomotaka Shibayama explore the story of 14-year-old Miyo Sasaki, who transforms into a cat with the help of a Noh…

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A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020.

A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020. 150 150 Maria Stoll

In A Whisker Away, the 14-year-old Miyo Sasaki takes extreme measures in order to be close to her school crush Kento Hinode, even accepting a cat mask from a dubious…

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The Cat Returns. Dir. Hiroyuki Morita. Toho. 2002.

The Cat Returns. Dir. Hiroyuki Morita. Toho. 2002. 150 150 Amelia Ward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gp-H_YOcYTM&feature=emb_title The Cat Returns (2002) is a Japanese fantasy film animated by Studio Ghibli, which follows dissatisfied schoolgirl Haru Yoshioka, who after saving a cat from a road collision, discovers she…

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Wolf Children. Dir. Mamoru Hosoda. Toho. 2012.

Wolf Children. Dir. Mamoru Hosoda. Toho. 2012. 150 150 Yelin Jang

Wolf Children describes the maturation of two werewolf children, Yuki and Ame, and their human-being mother, Hana, with great sensitivity. The werewolf children struggle between their two identities – human…

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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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