My Neighbor Totoro is a heartwarming tale that resonates across generations. This iconic film follows the adventures of two young sisters who move to the countryside and befriend magical forest spirits. Its charm lies in its simplicity, celebrating the wonders of childhood and the beauty of nature.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
In Pom Poko, Studio Ghibli addresses environmental themes. It chooses to do so through the tale of shape changing tanuki (raccoon dogs) fighting to save their habitat. The film’s unique approach, humor, and emotional story telling make the audience feel the powerful message about the impact of urban development on nature.