平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ Heisei tanuki gassen ponpoko

Pom Poko is a 1994 Japanese animated comedy-drama fantasy film directed by Isao Takahata, produced by Studio Ghibli and distributed by Toho. The phrase “Pom Poko” in the title refers to the sound of tanuki (Japanese raccoon dogs, Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus) drumming their own bellies as a form of Tanuki-bayashi. Specifically, the phrase started as a…

となりのトトロ Tonari no Totoro

Another masterpiece by my favourite Hayao Miyazaki and the studio Ghibli. Imagination, fantasy, Spirits..how two girls cope with sickness and loss in their own magical way. Highly recommended ! My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film – which stars the voice…

Ghibli Studio

There is nothing I love more in cinema than Studio Ghibli!!!! The first movie I watched was Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (Spirited away) and since then I have watched everything that Ghibli Studio ever produced. Well there are some short movies I can’t find but I wish I will soon. I even tried to visit…

Celestial beings

Celestial beings by Joe Hisaishi from the Ghibli movie “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”  

Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi

Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside, much to Chihiro’s dismay. On the way to their new home, Chihiro’s father makes a wrong turn and drives down a lonely one-lane road which dead-ends in front of a tunnel. Her parents decide to stop the car and explore the…