In this article, I explain the real-life Mythological inspiration behind Miyazaki’s imaginative creatures and structures in Spirited Away.
19-years later, and one of Spirited Away’s animators has finally revealed the mystery food Chihiro’s father ate.
Discussing the two elements that most define the Studio Ghibli aesthetic: strong female-leads and the dichotomy between man vs. nature.
Study of Arietty’s rare story within film, as it rejoices in stillness and life’s simple pleasures.
Discussing how Spirited Away handles potent, complex subject matter from a child’s perspective without diluting its resonance.