Studio Ghibli is the world’s most revered animation house. The studio have gained respect all over the world for its lush animation, perfect attention to details, and how it soaks upits audience to an emotional ride without even giving much efforts to do it.
The movies they’ve made are memorable and wholesome taking audiences of all ages in a wonderful experience. And to help all the fans out there on what is the best movies there is to watch which is made by Studio Ghibli, here’s the top 10 movies you need to watch:
1. Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997)
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami’s curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.Billed as “the Star Wars of anime”.
2. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi / Spirited Away (2001)
During her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
3. Kaguyahime no monogatari / The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
4. Hotaru no haka / Grave of Fireflies (1988)
A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. Better pepare a couple of handkerchiefs if you watch this one.
5. Tonari no Totoro / My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.
6. Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta / Castle In The Sky (1986)
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
7. Hauru no ugoku shiro / Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
8. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
9. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
This 1989 movie tells the wonderful tale of Kiki, an ambitious young girl trying to become a full-fledged witch. With only her black cat Jiji by her side, Kiki flies to a city far away and sets up a delivery service. Their specialty? Delivery by broomstick, of course.
10. Whisper of the Heart (1995)
A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and the boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.
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