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My Neighbour Totoro - "A terrific sense of wonder means that we can, for a moment, be a child again..."

Totoro is the symbol of Studio Ghibli. The smiley, grey beast began life as part of a double-bill with Grave of the Fireflies because financiers didn’t believe My Neighbour Totoro alone would make money. 681 more words

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Kiki's Delivery Service - "An important example of animation rooted in a different set of standards..."

A broom, a black cat and black gown; all that’s missing for Kiki is a pointy hat. Miyazaki’s fifth film (and third for Studio Ghibli) adapts a novel of the same name by Eiko Kadono, but still fits neatly into the Ghibli canon. 682 more words

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Ekostories Reconnect: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Harbouring soft spots for cute critters seems like the most natural thing in the world, and sometimes it seems like the internet runs solely on pictures of fuzzy kittens and roly-poly pandas. 307 more words

Hayao Miyazaki

Plastic model based on Hayao Miyazaki's as-yet unreleased manga "Teppo Samurai" goes on sale

Since Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli fame announced his retirement in September 2013, many fans worldwide were left wondering what the prolific director – known to be a notoriously hard-worker – would be doing with all his free time. 390 more words

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Magical Moment Monday #6

Happy monday all!

What is truly holding you back from achieving your dream? We are ALL guilty of doubting ourselves and our abilities. But I truly believe that once we start to believe in ourselves good things begin to happen. 21 more words

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Celebrate May with a visit to Mei and Satsuki's house from Ghibli's My Neighbor Totoro

Our love of the Studio Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro has truly blossomed during the month of May. Just when we thought things couldn’t get any better after we heard about… 463 more words

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