Tag Archives: miyazaki

Fragglepuss Anime Review 172: The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu

The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Flight First Released: July 2013, 126-minute film Summary: The Wind Rises is based on the true story of Jirou Horikoshi, creator of the … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli in Western Pop Culture

Studio Ghibli in Western Pop Culture By: John Fragglepuss Evans This information was originally presented as part of our Salt Lake Comic Con FanX panel, “Studio Ghibli: Anime that Appeals to Everyone”. Thanks to everyone that attended the panel and … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 161: Laputa: Castle in the Sky / Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa

Laputa: Castle in the Sky / Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Studio Ghibli First Released: August 1986, 125-minute film Summary: It is rumored that humanity built great flying cities until a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 128: Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro / Cagliostro no Shiro

Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro / Cagliostro no Shiro Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Capers, Thievery, Miyazaki First Released: December 1979, 100-minute film Summary: Lupin III and his partner Jigen have just completed their biggest … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 116: Kiki’s Delivery Service / Majo no Takkyuubin

Kiki’s Delivery Service / Majo no Takkyuubin Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Magic, Romance, Witches, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 1989, 105-minute film Summary: Kiki is a 13-year-old girl who must follow tradition to become … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 95: Howl’s Moving Castle / Howl no Ugoku Shiro

Howl’s Moving Castle / Howl no Ugoku Shiro Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Magic First Released: November 2004, 119-minute film Summary: Sophie is a fairly simple girl who works at a hat shop. … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 82: Ronja the Robber’s Daughter / Sanzoku no Musume Ronja

Ronia the Robber’s Daughter / Sanzoku no Musume Ronja Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans and Breanne Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Studio Ghibli, Bandits First Aired: Fall 2014, 26 episodes Summary: Ronja is the daughter of the chief of a tribe … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 67: Spirited Away

Spirited Away Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Supernatural, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 2001, 125-minute film Summary: 10-year-old Chihiro Ogino and her parents get lost in route to their new home and end up at a … Continue reading

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“Studio Ghibli: Need I Say More?” Panel – Presented at Anime Banzai 2014

Studio Ghibli: Need I Say More? – Presented at Anime Banzai 2014 Panelists: John Fragglepuss Evans, Breanne Evans, Lindsay Starke, and Brittany Evans This is a summary of our panel on Studio Ghibli for Anime Banzai 2014. In this panel … Continue reading

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