2D Animation

This beautiful video imagines Studio Ghibli characters IRL

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

See your favourite anime characters as they might appear in real-world settings.

Watch the magical trailer for Studio Ghibli’s The Red Turtle

By Lauren Thompson

The feted animation house is back with its first dialogue-free, non-Japanese feature.

Is this the best Batman movie ever made?

By Greg Evans

How an animated TV movie from 1993 cut to the dark heart of DC’s iconic antihero.

Long Way North

By Sophie Yapp

This visually lustrous animated adventure film is hamstrung by its simplistic central story.

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Check out these stunning rare Japanese posters of Studio Ghibli films

By Little White Lies

Gorgeous original artwork spanning three decades of the iconic animation studio.

How When Marnie Was There evokes the melancholy of Lilo & Stitch

By Katherine McLaughlin

Studio Ghibli’s latest and Disney’s 2002 film both deal with themes of abandonment, alienation and loss.

Win a private screening of a Studio Ghibli film of your choice

By Little White Lies

Enter our competition to mark the release of When Marnie Was There and the Studio Ghibli Forever season.

When Marnie Was There

By Michael Leader

A magical coming-of-age story by one of Studio Ghibli’s most talented filmmakers.

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Only Yesterday (1991)

By David Jenkins

A vital re-release of Isao Takahata’s serene slice of rustic nostalgia with a new English language voice dub.

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When Marnie Was There gets a moving new trailer

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See Studio Ghibli’s latest gem ahead of a full retrospective of the cherished Japanese animation house.

Why Disney’s 1967 The Jungle Book continues to inspire

By Matt Packer

Three self-confessed super fans of this animated classic discuss what makes it so special.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

By Anton Bitel

Studio Ghibli does it again with this vibrant, bittersweet adaptation of a classic Japanese folk tale.

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The Wind Rises

By David Jenkins

Hayao Miyazaki’s brilliant swansong is a complex, swooning melodrama on aviation and the caveats of creativity.

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The Secret of Kells

By Alice Levick

Nora Twomey and Tomm Moore’s animation fable is a feast for the eyes that manages to be both whimsical and sinister.

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