Studio Ghibli has been pretty generous lately, giving away hundreds of free stills from the animation studio’s top movies. After the classic scenes released in September and OctoberStudio Ghibli has just shared another 250 images from its archives.
This time around, the footage for the film comes from five iconic animated films: ‘My Neighbor Totoro’, ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’, ‘Porco Rosso’, ‘Pom Poko’ and ‘Ocean Waves’. The best part is that you’re free to use the images however you see fit, whether it’s for a Zoom call, wallpaper, or just to reminisce about while you wait for the new Ghibli TV movie to come out. “Aya and the Witch”.
Here are the movies featured in the latest batch of free pictures.
‘My Neighbor Totoro’ may have been released in 1988, but it never gets old. The story follows two sisters, Satsuki and Mei, as they encounter Totoro and a host of other woodland spirits in post-war Japan.
The 1989 Animation “Kiki’s Delivery Service” is the endearing story of a young witch who ends up supporting herself by starting her own airline courier service.
‘Porco Rosso’ (1992) tells the story of a veteran Italian World War I pilot who is cursed to look like a pig. The animated comedy follows the pig-pilot as he lives his life as a freelance bounty hunter.
Another Ghibli classic from the 90s is “Pom Poko” (1992), featuring a community of magical tanuki (Japanese raccoon dogs) who fight to save their home and forest from destruction.
The 1993 TV movie ‘Ocean Waves’based on the novel of the same name by Saeko Himuro, is a sweet coming-of-age story following the love triangle between two boys and a girl.
Discover all the free images on Studio Ghibli website. You can also still hang the first batch of free pictures films such as ‘Spirited Away’, ‘Ponyo’ and ‘Tales from Earthsea’. Or opt for the second batchincluding the films “Howl’s Moving Castle”, “Princess Mononoke” and “Whisper of the Heart”.
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