Studio Ghibli is the most celebrated animation production company, which is collaborating with Netflix to bring out the best anime (word in Japanese for animation)of all time.
If you have kids, then the movie will surely help to make a great memory of your kid’s childhood. Hence here are some top Studio Ghibli movies on Netflix. But before that, Why Studio Ghibli?
Why Studio Ghibli?
This production house is one of the old studio houses in Japan. It was created by Isao Takahata, who died due to lung cancer and Hayao Miyazaki, who retired in 2014. The two marvelous creators created their masterpiece of all time, such as Spirited Away, which grabbed the Oscars.
In collaboration with Netflix, the different genres of anime are now airing worldwide subtitles and dubbed in 28 different languages. It is also the first anime production that got global recognition. Without further ado, let’s start with the list of Top 8 Studio Ghibli movies on Netflix.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
The story is based on the two kids who migrated from the city to the old out of the townhouse. Their father is always out of town while their mother is sick in the hospital. Amazing things happened when they encountered a forest spirit that is based on folk tales.
Even more, the kids with the spirit make the tree grown by seeing some hymns. If you love fluffy things, the Totoro is your favorite on the list.
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
A young 13 years old witch goes out of her town to the city to settle down in her broomstick. The main character is named Kiki and travels in the broom with her cat Jiji.
She does not have any work to spend her livelihood; hence she starts a delivering service all over the world. At one point, flying is not that much fun for her.
Only Yesterday (1991)
It is a story of a 29 years old woman who is always busy in her work. Later on her journey to the home town, she feels nostalgic and remembers everything of her childhood.
From the moment she tasted a pineapple to her first love and the time she appeared on the stage for the first time, it is all there. The movie wil surely make you remember your childhood.
Porcco Rosso (1992)
Well, in this series, there is a Crimson Pig flying airplane. Not just any aircraft, the plane that known how to float on the water, i.e., boat, and fly in the sky. To be precise, it is a fairy tale without a fairy tale.
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
This is a love story of a 14-year-old student who is a bookworm. She goes to the library to quench her thirst for a book. There is a young man too who does all the things that grab her attention. To be precise, he read all the books she studied, so she knows his name or feels curious about him every time she checks out for the books in the library.
The story builds up when she reaches to a shop by following a cat. Surprisingly she sees the statue of the same cat in the shop, and also, the boy that followed her happens to be the owner’s grandson.
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
This character Howl has garnered much more fan base in the celebrity. A witch curses a young, energetic hatmaker after she comes across Howl. The curse makes her from a young girl to 60 years old woman. The exciting part of all the movies for us is how they flew through the town to get away from the thugs. There is a huge house that walks around the town with all its might.
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
A 16 years old student always sets a signal flag with the message, “I pray for safe voyages.” She is a hardworking girl who takes care of her two sisters, grandmother, and house single-handedly.
In the series of events, she falls in love with a boy who starts ignoring her. On the other hand, the boy figures out somehow that she is her sister. Watch the whole movie to find out whether she is or not?
Spirited Away (2001)
This animation was released in 2001, which has an impeccable animation design. It is some sort of thriller animation that can leave you with several questions. There are lots of extraordinary characters who will catch your attention like No face, Dragon Haku, Raddish spirit, and other fascinating characters. We are 100% sure that it will be your type of animation to watch anytime.
There is plenty of Studio Ghibli production that is worth watching, and none of them have any flaws. It is heartwarming, which gives new hope to everybody who is going through hard times. Some other Studio Ghibli on Netflix are listed below;
- Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
- Castle in the Sky (1986)
- Pom Poko (1994)
- Princess Mononoke (1997)
- My Neighbors the Yama
- das (1999)
- The Cat Returns (2002)
- Tales From Earthsea (2006)
- Ponyo (2008)
- Arrietty (2010)
- The Wind Rises (2013)
- The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013)
- When Marnie Was There (2014)