If you’ve watched Hayao Miyazaki’s Ghibli Movies when you were younger, this is your sign to rewatch the classics again to rediscover your childhood.
Watching Ghibli Movies never ceases to give you that magical feeling of the amazing animation and art in Ghibli movies.
Here are 5 Ghibli movies that are worth rewatching to relive your childhood experience!
1. Spirited Away (2001)
Chihiro, a 10-year-old girl, accidentally wanders into the spirit world after Chihiro and her parents explore an abandoned amusement park. After her parents get turned into pigs, Chihiro must work in a bathhouse under a contract with Yubaba. However, she’s not alone as Haku – Yubaba’s mysterious, yet familiar apprentice guides her in the spirit world.
2. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
Sophie’s uneventful life is magically changed forever when she meets Howl, a charming but temperamental wizard who lives in a flying castle controlled by magic. It all turns sour when an evil witch casts a curse on Sophie, which turns her into an old woman. Sophie must now learn to adapt to aging prematurely, along with living in the middle of war while getting her youth back.
3. Princess Mononoke (1997)
In a story of the conflict between humans and animals, Ashitaka – a young man – gets infected by an animal attack that corrupts his right arm. Ashitaka gets involved in the battle between the animals and the supernatural guardians of the forest and humans from the villagers who exploit the forest’s resources. However, things get complicated when he meets San, a young girl who has wolf companions.
4. Ponyo (2008)
Ponyo, a goldfish princess escapes from her father’s grasp to the forbidden surface and encounters a young boy named Sosuke. Ponyo befriends Sosuke – their friendship blossoming over time. Although Ponyo increasingly becomes more human-like, her father captures her back but Ponyo’s wish to live with Sosuke on land is so strong that she breaks free but spills several magical potions that bring trouble to the surface where Sosuke lives.
5. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
My Neighbor Totoro follows two sisters – Satsuke and Mei – who move to the countryside with their father to be closer to their mother who is hospitalized with an illness. As the sisters explore the countryside, they meet a giant furry creature who resembles a bunny, known as Totoro.