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Magic Castles in the Air

Castle in the Sky – Another Studio Ghibli film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, this one is based on the idea of the lost civilization possessing extraordinary technology. In this case, the society is the flying island of Laputa, … Continue reading

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The Little Maiden of the Sea

Ponyo – Originally known in Japanese as Gake no ue no Ponyo (literally “Ponyo on the Cliff”), this was a 2009 release from Studio Ghibli. Partially inspired by The Little Mermaid (both the original Andersen story and the Disney film), … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Toxic Jungle

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind – This Hayao Miyazaki film was originally released in 1984 in Japan, but it was some time before we got a decent dub of it in this country. One thing I have to … Continue reading

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