From dark hidden images in the poster for Grave of the Fireflies to tiny details in the animation that add to the character's backstory, the beautiful hand-crafted films of Studio Ghibli are filled with magical and disturbing moments, hidden meanings, and hilarious details that fans continue to discover. Vote up your favorite film details from the animation powerhouse.
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The Poster For 'Grave Of The Fireflies'
Posted by u/PsychologicalPermit9:
If you brighten the poster of Grave Of The Fireflies (1988), you will notice that some of the lights are not fireflies, but incendiary bombs from a B-25 bomber.Good detail?
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Continuity In 'Howl's Moving Castle'
Posed by u/Demi_95:
In Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Sophie towards the end of the movie tells a young Howl from the past “I know how to help you now. Find me in the future." When we first encounter Howl at the beginning he tells Sophie "There you are, sweetheart. Sorry I'm late. I was looking everywhere for you."Good detail?
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Deep Dive Into 'Ponyo'
Posted by u/ignitethis2112:
In Ponyo (2008) Sōsuke’s nose has oxygen coming out since he is a human. But Ponyo, who can breathe underwater does not.Good detail?
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Souvenir From The Spirit WorldPhoto: Spirited Away / Toho
Posted by u/SleepyHobo:
In Spirited Away (2001), Chihiro is still wearing the purple hair tie Zeniba gave her to protect her as she looks back for the last time meaning her time spent in the spirit world was real.Good detail?