The loveable furry character from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro gets a skin-tight makeover for summer.
With a life-sized Totoro, a cat bus for adults, and an enormous airship that floats up and down, this exhibition will spirit you away to the magical world of Ghibli.
The rotund character from Studio Ghibli inspires us all with his adorable “Totorobics” workout.
These have to be the rarest, most exclusive items we’ve seen yet from the anime powerhouse.
The characters come to life beautifully in vivid colour.
Bring some Ghibli magic into the kitchen with Calcifer from Howl’s Moving Castle and the famous fish pie from Kiki’s Delivery Service.
Move over Barbie and Licca-chan, there’s a new doll in town.
The latest news regarding renovations has revealed information about several exciting new exhibits which has us counting down the days to the July 16 re-opening.
Studio Ghibli proves they are still the masters of animation even without the esteemed Hayao Miyazaki at the helm.
If you’ve got a Vive or Rift at home, you’ll want to stop what you’re doing right now and start downloading!
Fans of Ghibli works, and especially the studio’s early fantasy adventure Castle in the Sky, will surely be wanting one of these music-enhanced Lego Castle Laputa replicas for themselves.
Donguri Kyowakoku, the chainstore that sells nothing but Studio Ghibli items, has delighted fans with the best offering of the year: a bag filled with amazing Ghibli merchandise.
From Pikachu to Totoro, these onigiri rice balls are as cute as they are delicious-looking!
If you want to feel like you’ve stepped into an animated film from Studio Ghibli, “The Road to Laputa” in Kyushu is one place you won’t want to miss.
Stacking blocks on top of each other has never made us so Ghibli inside.
It’s no secret that Hayao Miyazaki and his team of animators find inspiration for Studio Ghibli’s movies all over the place. Ponyo’s setting was inspired by a harbor town in Japan, Spirited Away’s world was based on a location in Taiwan, and Princess Mononoke’s forest came from Japan’s Yakushima Island.
But it was recently brought to light that a lot of inspiration for Ghibli’s movies came from a more innocuous place: a manga. The title is Mudmen, named after the Asaro Mudmen of Papua New Guinea, where the manga takes place.
Who are these “mudmen” and where do their inspirations crop up in Ghibli films? Read on to find out!
We here at RocketNews love Studio Ghibli and its cast of adorable animated characters. We save all our yennies to splurge on licensed merchandise and never miss a chance to visit tourist sites where we might bump into acclaimed semi-retired director Hayao Miyazaki.
One thing we’re yet to do is adorn our bodies with permanent ink tributes to the Ghibli stars. Thankfully, there are fans out there much braver than us who have made the leap, giving us a huge collection of beautiful tattoos for us to sift through. Take a look at 12 of our favourites, from the films My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle.
Minecraft has shown us time and time again that it’s much more than just a sandbox game made up of tiny blocks and flat-faced sheep. We’ve seen clever builders create everything from Super Mario Bros. gameplay to Japanese-language classes and even the entire country of Japan.
Today, we bring you something straight out of the world of Studio Ghibli: the floating city of Laputa from the animated film, Castle in the Sky.