Featured Articles tagged as "Ghibli"
Hayao Miyazaki Is Actually A Giant Grump
The only wonder that may equal seeing your first Miyazaki movie is the wonder when discovering how the director of such hopeful, inspiring films is actually a giant grump. Relish these pessimistic yet often weirdly accurate quotes from anime's most celebrated director.
Guide to the Studio Ghibli Museum - Come meet Totoro and his friends!
I'm sure you have watched at least one of the array of Ghibli masterpieces out there. My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke - the list goes on and on! Alongside two adorable guides, let us delve into the whimsical world of Ghibli at the famous Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka!
Horus, Prince of the Sun - The Origin of Studio Ghibli
Due to their work at Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata are now two of the most acclaimed directors in the world of anime. But even legends have roots. Before Ghibli, these two creators worked on Horus: Prince of the Sun, a revolutionary film that helped anime evolve into an art form.
Anime at the Oscars 2016: Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
The When Marnie Was There nomination for Best Animated Feature Film at the upcoming Oscars 2016 is sure to provide a fair amount of exposure for Japanese animation. Let's explore the pioneers who opened up the door to the Academy Awards and gained attention and respect for our beloved medium.
Top 20 Best Anime Movies to Kick-Start 2016
Tons of good anime movies have been made over the years. But why settle for good? We present to you a list of not 5, not 10, but 20 of some of the best anime movies in existence! Dig in and find some new and interesting Japanese animated movies to watch this year!
Top 20 Series With The Most Beautiful Anime Art
It is easy to say that the most beautiful anime are those produced by Studio Ghibli. For sure, Ghibli’s films set the bar for what is anime art. However, although five of their films populate this list of the 20 most beautiful anime, other examples from the past four decades are just as impressive.
Meet Jiji, the Black Cat from Kiki's Delivery Service
While Kiki may be the main star of Majo no Takkyuubin (Kiki's Delivery Service), her black cat Jiji also plays an important part in the story. Learn more about how Jiji interacts with Kiki and the role that he plays in the film!
Let It Rain! My Neighbor Totoro's Famous Umbrella Scene
Studio Ghibli released My Neighbor Totoro in 1988. Since then, Totoro has gone on to become one of the most recognizable fictional characters in the world. His lovability is showcased to great effect in the most famous scene from the movie. You know which one—in the rain, under an umbrella...
The Significance of Food in Spirited Away
Spirited Away depicts a world where food is an essential component of its culture. Food acts as a catalyst throughout multiple scenes in the animation film. Let’s unravel the importance of food in this spirit world.
Rediscovering Art in Howl's Moving Castle
There's no doubt that Ghibli's Howl no Ugoku Shiro (Howl's Moving Castle) is a masterpiece. Who didn't fall in love with the beautiful scenery, the peaceful town, and even Howl’s untidy castle? Let’s take a look at the amazing art from the film on its journey from pencil sketch to screen.
Top 27 Best Hayao Miyazaki Anime Movies [Updated]
Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most famous directors in the world, has produced many extraordinary works such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle. Take a look at our countdown of Studio Ghibli films directed by Hayao Miyazaki based on MAL user ratings!
15 Sweet & Quirky Quotes from My Neighbor Totoro
One of the most well-known Miyazaki films, My Neighbor Totoro is a gentle, heart-warming film. Unexpected magic twists through the seemingly simplistic story of two girls and their father moving to a new home. These quotes gather together the wonder, the magic, and the sweet quirkiness of the film.
Anime in Real Life: Studio Ghibli
Studio Ghibli (pronounced "Ji-bu-ri" in Japanese) is renowned for creating magical worlds of fantasy. But some of them might be more real than you think. Come take a look!
The Newest Studio Ghibli Game - Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
It's no secret that Studio Ghibli is one of the most beloved developers in the world. Of course, the big question was inevitably asked: Could they bring that same beauty to a video game? Well, the answer is obvious. Let's look at the Studio Ghibli game - Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.
Kiki's Delivery Service: Bags, Brooms, and Other Items
Majo no Takkyuubin (Kiki's Delivery Service) is a story about a thirteen year old girl who embarks on her one year journey away from home. Let's take a closer look at some important elements noticed throughout the film. Spoiler alert: The article contains plot developments.