Studio Ghibli has proven to be one of the most fascinating animation studios and has produced some of the gems of the animation movies genre. Here are some of the best works of Studio Ghibli that you can watch on Netflix.
My Neighbor Totoro
This is one of the most acclaimed movies from the production house of Studio Ghibli. My Neighbor Totoro is a fantasy movie that tells a tale about two sisters and a forest spirit, Totoro. It a journey of two sisters and how they explore the mesmerizing world of forest spirits including Totoro. The magical Totoro became so famous that it started selling as merchandise too.
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
This delightful movie is based on Japanese 10th-century folklore, The Tale of The Bamboo Cutter. This movie is a unique production of Studio Ghibli as it follows an exclusive sketch and drawing cinematography. The storyline of the movie shows the theatrical change of the miracle baby, Kaguya’s love for human life after she experiences unhappiness creeping from human desires.
This movie is one of the finest creations of Studio Ghibli as it comes up as a great watch given its brilliant visuals and brilliant story. Miyazaki is remembered for this enchanting storytelling. Spirited Away shows how the 10-year-old Chihiro embarks on a journey through the world of spirits and rescues her parents. This movie is also recognized for how it shows Japanese folklore and culture.
Howl’s Moving Castle
This movie is a critically acclaimed movie that focuses on an anti-war theme. Howl’s Moving Castle takes us to the fictional kingdom where Sophie is cursed by a witch and turns into an old lady. The movie shows technology and enchanted and how Sophie takes on a journey with Howl, a powerful magician to come out stronger and confident.
This movie is a worthwhile watch as it resonates with the current world problems; it shows the ill effects of industrialization and problems that arise when the balance of nature is hampered. The story shows how a young Emishi prince, Ashitaka, is cursed by a demon and needs to find a cure before dying. He meets young San on his journey and how they become part of a battle between greedy humans and spirits protecting nature.
There are more to catch up like ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’, ‘Grave of Fireflies’, ‘From Up on The Poppy Hill’; so, grab popcorns and watch Netflix.