Princess Mononoke

Visit These 3 Enchanting Japanese Forests in Kyushu for Ghibli-Like Landscapes

Kyushu island in Japan is famous for some scenic Ghibli movie-like landscapes which you won’t find anywhere else in the country. The following are three extraordinary and magical forests which contain trees and ponds that look surreal and not from this world. Let’s see why you must visit these places at least once when you…

18 More Photos to Show How Crazy and Interesting Halloween 2016 in Japan Was!

How Crazy and Sexy Was Halloween 2016 in Japan? Find Out With These 13 Photos! Last time, we showed you how crazy and sexy Halloween 2016 in Japan was with 13 pictures. And since you seem to have liked it, we decided to make another Halloween article. There are far more crazy, interesting, and sexy…

Disturbingly Cute? Here Are 3 ‘Kimo-Kawaii’ Japanese Characters!

If you think something is disgusting, frightening, gross, or otherwise disturbing, say a lecherous businessman or Fuji-Q Highland’s haunted house, you can call it “kimoi” or sometimes “kimo.” This comes from the longer phrase “kimochi ga warui” (気持ちが悪い), which means to have a “bad feeling.” If something is cute, you can say “kawaii” (かわいい), which…

3 Famous Filming Spots in Japan to Re-Live Some of those Favorite Movie Scenes!

Did you know that Japan has one of the oldest and largest filming industries in the world? It has been producing films since 1897 and for more than 100 years has continued to expand around the globe. In its history, one aspect that is particularly interesting are the various attractive locations used during filming. Here…

The Truth Behind Famous Princess Mononoke’s Fan Theory

Princess Mononoke is an anime film which was animated by Studio Ghibli and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It remains as among the most popular works of Hayao Miyazaki and is a story set in the Muromachi period which also involves elements of fantasy. Mononoke means spirit or monster and due to the popularity of Princess…

The Top 20 Must-See Japanese Animation Movies of All Time

Although many great movies have come from American superpower businesses such as Hollywood, Warner Brothers, and Disney, Japan has its fair share of cinematic masterpieces that should not be skipped over by movie enthusiasts. If you are interested in learning the Japanese language, watching TV shows is a great way to improve your listening skill.…

An Adventure Inside the Mononoke Forest in Yakushima!

One of the places in Japan, which is considered to be one of the world’s heritage by UNESCO, is Yakushima. Located in the southern tip of Osumi Peninsula, Yakushima is an ancient forest home to many of life’s precious and untouched greenery. The island doesn’t have any volcanoes due to its granite bedrock. This somehow…

Which Ghibli female character suits you most?

The Studio Ghibli films are jam-packed full of fun, memorable characters, including many strong female protagonists. While all the Ghibli films are similar in style and the stories have the same magical escapism essence to them, the individual character help to flavour unique twists into each of the films. Perhaps you already have a favourite…

Which Studio Ghibli Male Character Are You Most Like?

While some of the Studio Ghibli guys are heroes in the obvious, Prince-Charming sort of way, there are heroes of other sorts whose personalities are far from the traditional. Plucky book-worms and courageous swordsmen alike can make for dashing protagonists. Let’s take a look at some popular Ghibli males – can you identify with any…

The Top 5 Creepy Studio Ghibli Characters

Studio Ghibli creates memorable animations that are steeped in magic, mystery and intrigue. Some of the characters are cute, some are plucky, and some are downright crazy. Yet there are others that are sure to spook both adult and younger viewers alike. Let’s take a look at some of the scariest Ghibli creations. 1. Nago…
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