Studio Ghibli

The Boy And The Heron

‘The Boy and the Heron’ is Hayao Miyazaki at his Dreamiest


Listen. The chances of a parakeet being able to wield a sword are slim, but never zero.

Spirited Away

Growing Pains: Names, Autonomy, and the Changing Self in ‘Spirited Away’


A liminal journey through the spirit realm by any other name would smell as sweet…

Hard And Soft Worldbuilding

The Difference Between Hard and Soft Worldbuilding


From deeply detailed worlds to imaginative gaps, here’s a video that looks at how filmmakers construct different kinds of narrative depth.

Earwig And The Witch

‘Earwig and the Witch’ Pioneers a New Frontier for Studio Ghibli


Studio Ghibli’s first CGI feature sees the passing of the torch from father to son.

Spirited Away Witch

The Folklore That Inspired Studio Ghibli’s ‘Spirited Away’


‘Spirited Away’ is rife with references to traditional Japanese folklore and belief systems. Let’s delve into the film’s fascinating mythology.


The Complicated Power of Princess Mononoke’s Villain, Lady Eboshi


Lady Eboshi may want to destroy the environment in the name of progress and utopia, but she isn’t as villainous as she seems.


‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’: Celebrating Miyazaki’s First Coming of Age FIlm


Kiki’s delivery service is not only Hayao Miyazaki’s first coming of age film but an introspection of how a person views themselves in society.

Studio Ghibli Beautiful Shots

The 50 Most Beautiful Shots of The Movies of Studio Ghibli


Explore the visual beauty of Japan’s most revered animation studio.

Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind

‘Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind’: Celebrating Miyazaki’s First Anti-War Film


Remembering the film that had a pivotal role in the creation of Studio Ghibli, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, 35 years later.