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Best Studio Ghibli Films of All Time

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Discover the magic of Studio Ghibli through these top 6 films ranked by critics! Which one is your favorite?

top 6 studio ghibli films

1. The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) by Studio Ghibli

A bamboo cutter raises a tiny princess he finds in a bamboo shoot who grows up and becomes sought after, but yearns to return to her home on the moon.

Box Office: $27 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%

the tale of princess kaguya studio ghibli

2. Only Yesterday

The protagonist reflects on her past while considering her future. The coming-of-age story explores themes of self-discovery, nostalgia and adult life complexities.

Box Office: $525,958

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%

only yesterday studio ghibli

3. Grave of The Fireflies (1998)

Two siblings struggle to survive in Japan during the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing. It is a powerful and emotional portrayal of the human cost of war.

Box Office: $516,962

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%

grave of the fireflies studio ghibli

4. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

A young witch moves to a new city and starts a delivery service. Coming-of-age story about finding oneself, independence, and perseverance.

Box Office: $41.8 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98%

Kiki's Delivery Service

5. Spirited Away (2001)

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange and mystical world of spirits and must find a way to free herself and her parents.

Box Office: $395.8 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%

Spirited Away

6. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Two sisters move to the countryside to be near their hospitalized mother and encounter a forest spirit known as Totoro.

Box Office: $41 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%

My Neighbor Totoro

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