“There's no future for people who worship the future, and forget the past.” - Shun, From Up on Poppy Hill I would recommend something ‘less popular’ - just to avoid expectations. So I’d suggest From Up On Poppy Hill. It’s easy to understand, cute and has nice characters. So long as you aren’t after action, … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 27: MOVIE YOU WOULD RECOMMEND
"I'm sure Howl won't eat the heart of a shrivelled old lady like me." - Sophie, Howl’s Moving Castle Sophie. Her story revolves around her developing confidence, realising her worth and all that other good self-esteem related stuff. She’s a character who knows her weaknesses, much like we all do. But actually has some amazing … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 26: CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH
“Sometimes you have to fight for the things that are worth fighting for.” - Arriety, The Secret World of Arrietty Maybe Arrietty? She’d be probably the easiest for me to do since I’d just need a peg for my hair, the bag and a red dress with some boots! Day 1: First Ghibli Film Day … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 25: COSPLAY
“You make me think humanity’s not a complete waste.” – Porco, Porco Rosso Which movies have I watched repeatedly? Okay, um... Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, Totoro, When Marnie Was There, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Princess Mononoke, Kiki’s Devliery Service, The Cat Returns, Tales From EarthSea, Porco Rosso, The Castle of Cagliostro… probably … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 24: REPEAT WATCHING
“Inspiration unlocks the future.” - Caproni, The Wind Rises The Wind Rises! I just watched it one weekend because I was in the mood. Day 1: First Ghibli Film Day 2: How You Discovered Ghibli Films Day 3: Favourite Ghibli World Day 4: A Lesson Day 5: Favourite Quote Day 6: Favourite Soundtrack Day 7: … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 23: LAST MOVIE YOU SAW
“I’d let a fish lick me if it'd get me out of this wheelchair.” - Noriko, Ponyo Ponyo obviously! A teenager, college, adult or something else with Ponyo and Sosuke! It would be wonderful to see how their relationship has developed, and how they’ve also individually grown throughout the years. Plus I’d love to … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 22: SEQUEL YOU WISH FOR
“We each need to find our own inspiration. Sometimes it’s not easy.” - Ursula, Kiki’s Delivery Service There is sooooo much amazing art out there, it’d be just too hard to choose one! Any watercolour Ghibli art is my favourite art really then! Day 1: First Ghibli Film Day 2: How You Discovered Ghibli Films … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 21: FANART
This pair assignment I’ve had to do has been… an experience… Thank-you to Keiko for the nomination! She blogs about lot of great anime, and her weekly round-ups are always good to read for seasonal anime too! Definitely check out her blog if you haven’t been over to it already please 🙂 So the rules … Continue reading THE UNIQUE BLOGGER AWARD: I WAS NOMINATED!
“I love Ponyo whether she’s a fish, human, or something in between.” - Sosuke, Ponyo Hayao Miyazaki would have to take this title. He’s directed most of my favourite Ghibli movies, even though I also do love Isao Takahata too (and also quick appreciation for producer Toshio Suzuki). Day 1: First Ghibli Film Day 2: … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 20: FAVOURITE DIRECTOR
Mid-semesters are slowly killing me at the moment… I haven’t ever showed any merch I have before, so I thought it might be fun to do! I’m not really a big collector but I do have quite a few pop vinyls (way more than my Mum likes anyway… She likes to sometimes look at them … Continue reading MY POP VINYL COLLECTION: THEY’RE SO CUTE!