Recommended 5 Best Studio Ghibli Animated Films, Ready to Help You Make Healing


Studio Ghibli is one of the Japanese animation film-making companies that has succeeded in presenting legendary works. Many Ghibli animations are favorites of various ages because they carry animation themes with imaginative, emotional elements, to slices of life that are close to everyday life.

Well, for those of you who want to fill your spare time with good films and can help with healing, this series of Ghibli animations can be chosen. Curious what the best Ghibli movie titles are worth watching? Check out the recommendations here!

Spirited Away

The first recommendation fell on a film titled 'Spirited Away'. This film from Ghibli is one of the top recommendations that must be watched. The film premiered in 2001 and won an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category. 'Spirited Away' itself was made by writer and director named Hayao Miyazaki who is none other than the founder of Studio Ghibli.

This animation tells about the journey of a little girl named Chihiro who accidentally enters a magical world. There he met various alien creatures he had never seen before. Interestingly, the ruler of that world is a magician who will turn anyone into an animal if he doesn't obey his orders.

Only Yesterday

Then there are other films from Ghibli that you shouldn't miss. Entitled 'Only Yesterday' which has been released since 1991 ago. This animation also entered the Japanese box office and received praise from film critics, you know. The screenwriter and director of this film is Isao Takahata.

'Only Yesterday' tells the story of a 27-year-old woman named Taeko who chooses leave and vacations in the Yamagata area to unwind. There he met a young man named Toshio who actually brought him nostalgia back to the past when he was a child. The journey is also able to heal the wounds in Taeko's past, as well as acceptance of oneself in the present.

My Neighbor Totoro

If you like cute animations, let's watch 'My Neighbor Totoro'! This film is very iconic because it displays the character of a stocky creature, which is funny and adorable. This film was made by writer and director named Hayao Miyazaki. The film, which was made in 1988, is suitable for all ages to watch.

'My Neighbor Totoro' tells the story of two sisters named Satsuki and Mei who move in with their father in a new house. There they always play together around the house. Until they finally meet a cute creature named Totoro who takes them on an exciting adventure.

Grave of the Fireflies

Need a heartwarming show that's ready to make you cry? Ghibli's 'Grave of the Fireflies' is a good choice. The film, which has been running since 1988, was written by Ayuki Nosaka and director Isao Takahata. This animation is arguably one of the saddest among other Ghibli films, you know.

'Grave of the Fireflies' tells the story of two boys named Seita and Setsuko who are trapped alone during World War II. Seita's love for his sister Setsuko, makes them survive even though they have to go through everything alone. Unfortunately the world is so difficult and cruel, making both of them give up on the situation.

Kiki's Delivery Service

Another animation from Ghibli that is ready to help you heal, titled 'Kiki's Delivery Service'. The film, directed by writer and director Hayao Miyazaki, which aired in 1989, is ready to spoil the eyes and is fun to watch. This animation tells the story of a magical boy named Kiki who must carry out a tradition when he is 13 years old.

The tradition required him to leave home and venture into the outside world to practice his magical powers. He also chose a location and decided to become a baker there. You will be treated to adventures as well as Kiki's daily life in her new world.

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