Studio Ghibli

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Does Pixar’s Luca do a better job at being Studio Ghibli than Ghibli?
The lush and vibrant new animation recalls Hayao Miyazaki’s famed studio, a sign of how far his sensibilities have spread through film

Steve Rose

21, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Earwig and the Witch review – Studio Ghibli’s CGI debut fails to enchant
Clunky animation lets down Gorō Miyazaki’s tale of a quick-witted pigtailed orphan whose adoption has a magical twist

Simran Hans

30, May, 2021 @11:30 AM

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'Gekimation': Japan takes a post-Ghibli leap into another dimension
Using thousands of lovingly crafted props and painstaking stop-motion, animator Ujicha is reviving the gekimation style with his grotesque, visceral films

James Balmont

18, Jan, 2021 @11:18 AM

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The Red Turtle: Studio Ghibli's first non-Japanese film is crushingly beautiful and relevant
Magnificent, detailed animation captures the delicate balance and wonder of life, death, and the power of the landscape

Aleksandra Bliszczyk

16, Jun, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Studio Ghibli and beyond: the best anime for coronavirus lockdown days
If you don’t yet know how great Japanese animation is, you just haven’t found the right show. Now’s your chance

Patrick Lum

17, Apr, 2020 @4:13 AM

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Studio Ghibli’s films are coming to Netflix. Make time to binge them all | Ryan Gilbey
The Japanese studio’s works are fit to stand beside the greatest of all cinema, not only animation, says Ryan Gilbey, the News Statesman’s film credit

Ryan Gilbey

02, Feb, 2020 @2:50 PM

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Streaming: our guide to Ghibli as the collection hits Netflix
The Japanese anime house has listened to its fans and finally released its back catalogue for streaming

Guy Lodge

01, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Every Studio Ghibli film – ranked!
In a bonus edition, we rank all the animated films – from Spirited Away to Ponyo – by the revered Japanese studio, most of which will be available on Netflix from February

Miriam Balanescu

28, Jan, 2020 @2:12 PM

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‘Actually, I’m more of a Frasier person’: Dismantling 2018's cultural snobbery
Whether it’s believing Janelle Monáe is the new Prince or that Studio Ghibli is the ultimate viewing experience, there are some ‘sacred cows’ that deserve questioning

Joel Golby

19, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The fantastical world of Studio Ghibli – podcasts of the week
A new series on the Japanese studio is perfect for superfans and novices alike, while another pod explains how Pizza Hut saved Donald Trump’s career

Rowan Slaney, Gwilym Mumford and Hannah J Davies

03, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Where to find anime film gems online
Fans of Japanese animation needn’t resrict themselves to fantastical TV series – a bit of digging can uncover rare Studio Ghibli features and beyond

Guy Lodge

06, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Mary and The Witch’s Flower review – giddy delight from Studio Ghibli’s successors
The Japanese animation studio’s spirit lives on in this magical production from two of its veteran animators

Wendy Ide

06, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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