Gedo Senki (2006)

Gedo Senki Tales from Earthsea by Gorō Miyazaki Studio Ghibli based on series (especially characters) Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin and on manga The Journey of Shuna by Hayao Miyazaki Many strange and confusing things are happening and the Kingdom is deteriorating. In addition, the citizens are acting strange and they start to see […]

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Majo no Takkyūbin (1989)

Majo no Takkyūbin Kiki’s Delivery Service based on novel by Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Kiki is a 13 year old witch who is still in training to become a full ‘witch’. It is a tradition that young witches must spend one year far away from home and so Kiki decided to climb on her broomstick […]

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Hauru no Ugoku Shiro (2004)

Hauru no Ugoku Shiro Howl’s Moving Castle by Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli based on novel by Diana Wynne Jones: Howl’s Moving Castle That chaotic moving piece of architecture is the castle of the wizard Howl who is famous for being a womanizer and having magical, supernatural skills. In fact, those are the rumors Sophie Hatter’s […]

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Sengoku Vamp (2016) (vol. 1)

Sengoku Vamp  (vol. 1) (German Release 2018) by Sora Hoonoki manga The manga tells the story of a young high school student named Hisaki who suddenly travels 450 years back to the Sengoku Period, also known as ‘sengoku jidai’, where the daimyōs (feudal lords) are fighting for the title of the shōgun. However, what we […]

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Air Movie (2005)

Air Movie by Ozamu Dezaki based on an anime series Many centuries ago, the young princess Kanna is captured in a castle because she is feared by the society due being the last descendant of the winged race. One day, she met a soldier  Ryūya and both fell in love. Ryūya attempted to fulfill her […]

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Hoshi wo ou kodomo (2011)

Hoshi wo ou kodomo Children Who Chase Lost Voices (Side note: real translation should be: Children Who Chase the Stars) by Makoto Shinkai (previous work: 5 Centimeters per Second latest work: Kimi no Na wa/Your Name) The anime movie tells the story of a high school student named Asuna Watase. She takes care of the […]

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Cencoroll (2009)

Cencoroll by Hiroaki Takeushi short anime film A big white creature suddenly appears in a town which seems to be nothing new for the citizens. Yuki, a young girl, is impressed by this creature and meets a young boy named Tetsu. He owns such a shape shifting creature called Cenco. Suddenly, both meet another boy […]

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