“In this world, there’s an invisible magic circle. There’s an inside and an outside. These people are inside. And I’m outside.” – Anna, When Marnie Was There


Ghibli movies are very good at giving us more realistic female characters. We get diverse backgrounds, dreams and lifestyles. We have working women, mums, ones who like to follow rules, who are more rebellious, goddesses, grandmas, children and girls with not necessarily any special ‘powers.’ But they’re still all presented as just as amazing.
None of them are pigeon-holed into one role. They’re allowed to be whoever they want to be and are presented always as equals to men, sometimes even in authority positions above them – and no-one questions any of their capabilities, potential or skill.

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Day 1: First Ghibli Film
Day 2: How You Discovered Ghibli Films
Day 3: Favourite Ghibli World

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  1. This is actually what made me want to start watching Ghibli films, I loved that the female protagonist went on journeys. I have not seen too many yet, I have seen My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away. I have not watched When Marnie was There yet, but I will definitely have to.

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    1. It is one of the things I love so much about Ghibli films, and like you is actually pretty much the main reason why I got into them. And yes you definitely have to ^_^ Although the ones you’ve already watches are amazing too!

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