Sewing Ghibli

Hello all! Its been far too long since my last post! But I am determined to start writing more and expressing my Ghibli opinions (and other musings) to the world. In the past year I have rediscovered a passion for designing and sewing. It all started with my friend who wanted some bunting making. So […]

Ocean Waves UK Release

Finally, the 1993 Ghibli film ‘Ocean Waves’ (aka. ‘I Can Hear The Sea’ and ‘Umi ga Kikoeru’) has been released in the UK! The simple story of a blossoming romance between two college students within Japan, is not like any other fantastical Ghibli film. Even still, it portrays just as much beauty as another other. […]

Mei and the Kittenbus

During my time at the Ghibli museum I got the chance to see one of the short films that was made especially for it. I had always hoped that it would have been Mei and the Kittenbus, as for years I have been eager to see it. So I was thrilled to learn that it […]

Ponyo English dub

Set for release in the UK around April time, Ponyo is going to feature many famous voices and talents. Rumoured to star in the English dubbed version are Tina Fey (star of 30 Rock), Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Frankie Jonas, Betty White, Noah Cyrus (little sister of Miley) and Cloris Leachman.

‘Grave of the Fireflies’- A work of genius

There aren’t many films nowadays that have the ability to reduce me to tears within the first (approximately) 3 minutes of watching it, but Grave of the Fireflies succeeds, and with flying colours at that. To most people, they wont feel this sadness until towards the end of the film, however after you have seen […]