Isao Takahata’s unrealised passion project was intended as a follow-up to Grave of the Fireflies.
Aya and the Witch tells the story of the smartest girl in the world and her hex-casting companion.
With the release of Studio Ghibli’s back catalogue on Netflix, we look back at one of their unsung greats.
By Zoe Crombie
Tomomi Mochizuki’s teenage love triangle drama is fascinating outlier in the studio’s catalogue.
Rejoice, Totoro fans: 21 of the Japanese animation studio’s feature films are headed your way.
The radical ethics of Hayao Miyazaki’s fearless heroine still resonates today.
In the mid ’80s, the anime stable was struggling following back-to-back box office flops. All that changed with the arrival of a young witch.
The Japanese animation house continued a noble tradition by teasing a fake upcoming sequel.
The creative minds behind Japan’s newest animation house share their vision for the future.
By Beth Webb
How this great grey tree-dweller became the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s most beloved creation.
Studio Ghibli take their unique brand of anime magic to the small screen.
A Japanese ramen company has reimagined Hayao Miyazaki’s sky-high heroine.
This Japanese anime from Sunao Katabuchi doesn’t quite reach the dizzy heights of Studio Ghibli.
The ecological message at the heart of Hayao Miyazaki’s 1997 film feels even more urgent today.
By Amy Bowker
The animation house has unveiled plans to build a theme park on the Aichi expo site.
The Japanese animator will bow out with Boro the Caterpillar, a passion project 20 years in the making.
By Jack Godwin
Never-Ending Man offers rare insight into the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s creative process.