My Neighbor Totoro

Limited Time in Tokyo? Here’s a 1-Day Suginami Itinerary You Can Follow

Here is your dilemma: You have less than 24 hours to spend in Tokyo. With so many activities you are thinking of doing, you seem to be unable to narrow down your choices. At times like these, it is good to remember the famous saying, “Take the road less traveled.” With that said, you’ll be…

Studio Ghibli’s Tea Collection and More Available For a Limited Time Only!

Are you a fan of Studio Ghibli’s (スタジオジブリ) animated movies? If so, you will soon be able to purchase Studio Ghibli merchandise at Donguri Republic’s (どんぐり共和国) chain of official stores! Though this event is not directly managed by Studio Ghibli, it is still a perfect place to look for Ghibli items. It is operated by…

Enter Totoro’s World in Nagoya’s Moricoro Park

Many who venture to Japan will, of course, visit the Ghibli museum in Tokyo. For any fan, it truly is a magical place that allows you to enter the world of Ghibli like never before. However, this is not the only place in Japan to get that Ghibli fix you so desperately crave. If you…

Have You Seen Studio Ghibli’s Most Heartwarming and Heartwrenching Films?

When people hear Studio Ghibli, generally the first thought that comes to mind is that of a mystical, fantasy, emotional and heartwarming story. A tale of young girls and boys, the challenges they face and overcoming them. However, there are also tales woven together by Studio Ghibli which don’t necessarily end happily or provoke that…

Ghibli Museum’s Wonderful World: 5 Things You Won’t Forget!

Fans of animation from around the globe have something to enjoy at one of Japan’s most fun and delightful museums, Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo. This fanciful wonderland is not only a tribute to legendary director Hayao Miyazaki’s famous work but also to animation itself. So if you are not so familiar with classic Japanese…

Hayao Miyazaki: The Father of Anime

You may not know his name, but you surely you know his films. Hayao Miyazaki (宮崎駿) is the co-founder of Studio Ghibli, one of the most successful anime film companies in the world. Originally founded in 1985, Studio Ghibli has 8 films in the top 15 highest-grossing anime films ever! So, it is unlikely you’ve…

Japanese Anime at its Best: My Neighbor Totoro

Films by Studio Ghibli have captured the hearts and minds of people all over the world. If you know about anime and have seen a few films, you have probably seen the work of Studio Ghibli. Many of their films have won awards and have become internationally popular. One of the most loved films worldwide…