Studio Ghibli, Inc. (株式会社スタジオジブリ Kabushiki-gaisha Sutajio Jiburi ) is a Japanese movie studio in Koganei, Tokyo. Ghibli makes anime movies. It has won many awards for some of its movies, including an Academy Award for the movie Spirited Away.
The main focus of Ghibli is to produce long animations, but they have produced short animations since the middle of 1990. Their movies often satirize the society at that time.
The Studio Ghibli tends to choose famous actors from television or movies as their voice actors.
The Ghibli Museum is in Mitaka.
Selected works[change | edit source]
- Castle in the Sky, 1986
- My Neighbor Totoro, 1988
- Grave of the Firefly, 1988
- Kiki's Delivery Service, 1989
- Only Yesterday,1991
- Porco Rosso,1992
- Pom Poko,1994
- Whisper of the Heart,1995
- Princess Mononoke, 1997
- My Neighbors the Yamadas,1999
- Spirited Away,2001
- The Cat Returns,2002
- Howl's Moving Castle, 2004
- Tales from Earthsea,2006
- Ponyo on the Cliff,2008
- The Secret World of Arrietty, 2010
- From Up on Poppy Hill, 2011
- The Wind Rises, 2013
- The Story of Kaguya, 2013
References[change | edit source]
- "Studio Ghibli". http://www.imdb.com/company/co0048420/. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
- IMDb, "Castle in the Sky"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
- IMDb, "My Neighbor Totoro"; retrieved 2012-12-18.
- IMDb, "Kiki's Delivery Service"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
- IMDb, "Princess Mononoke"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
- IMDb, "Spirited Away"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
- IMDb, "Howl's Moving Castle"; retrieved 2012-11-28.
- IMDb, "The Secret World of Arrietty"; retrieved 2012-11-28.