Studio Ghibli movies on Netflix
Netflix is huge these days, with over 158 million users around the world – many of whom we bet are diehard Studio Ghibli fans. The streaming giant will be bringing 21 animated titles by Studio Ghibli on board, which is giving us a serious reason to celebrate.
The movies will be rolled out from February 2020 onwards, including cult favourites like Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke. Here’s what to look forward to.
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21 films will be available from February
The award-winning animation, My Neighbor Totoro
21 animated movies from Studio Ghibli will be streamed on Netflix around the world except for North America and Japan. So Thai residents, let’s count ourselves lucky.
All movies will have over 28 language options for subtitles and 20 narration selections, and each will be released on a schedule starting from 1st February 2020 till 1st April 2020.
The schedule of each launch is as follows:
February 1, 2020
- Castle in the Sky (1986)
- My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
- Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989),
- Only Yesterday (1991)
- Porco Rosso (1992)
- Ocean Waves (1993)
- Tales from Earthsea (2006)
March 1, 2020
- Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
- Princess Mononoke (1997)
- My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999),
- Spirited Away (2001),
- The Cat Returns (2002),
- Arrietty (2010)
- The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
April 1, 2020
- Pom Poko (1994)
- Whisper of the Heart (1995),
- Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
- Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (2008)
- From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
- The Wind Rises (2013)
- When Marnie Was There (2014)
We’re a bit bummed that tear-jerker The Grave of the Fireflies didn’t make it on the list – but we’re still happy with what we’ve got.
Be sure to keep track of each launch in order to binge your favourite Ghibli movies at the right time.
New Studio Ghibli theme park set to open in 2022 too
Get ready for the scene of Howl’s Moving Castle” and “Kiki’s Delivery Service”
Image credit: My Modern Met
Another big event Ghibli fans are waiting for is the first Studio Ghibli theme park in Japan, which is set to open in 2022.
So, after watching these well-loved movies on Netflix, don’t delay the planning for a Japan trip to make your Ghibli dreams come true!
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