Ranking Every Studio Ghibli Movie From 22 to 1

Studio Ghibli’s contribution to anime (and animation in general) cannot be understated. Founded by directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, and producer Toshio Suzuki, the studio has produced many of Japan’s most hallowed films, movies that are both critically acclaimed and monsters at the box office. In 1996, Disney partnered with Studio Ghibli to bring… Read More Ranking Every Studio Ghibli Movie From 22 to 1

Ghibli Month and Play-in Round for Best Studio Ghibli Movie

During the month of September, Beneath the Tangles and Anime Pop Heart are proud to present Ghibli Month, a 30-day-long celebration of the studio that created classic films like Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Grave of the Fireflies! For an entire month, we’ll bring you articles about Studio Ghibli films, post fan art for… Read More Ghibli Month and Play-in Round for Best Studio Ghibli Movie

Annalyn’s Corner: Agents of Peace in a World Split by Hate

I just watched Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke for the second time, this time with my mom. She was intrigued by the story, although she thought the mythological elements were a bit strange. This opened up great discussion about Japanese folklore, Shinto, and religion in Japan—and how these things sometimes influence anime like Princess Mononoke. But as we… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Agents of Peace in a World Split by Hate