Know your Studio Ghibli as well as, say, Miyazaki?
1 What was the first film produced by Studio Ghibli? 2 During the famous scene at the bus stop in My Neighbour Totoro, what does Totoro have on his head? 3 Totoro was released on the same day in Japan as which other Ghibli film? 4 The look of the city in Kiki’s Delivery Service was inspired by which European country? 5 Porco Rosso was based on a manga written by Hayao Miyazaki, true or false? 6 Who voices Porco in the Disney dub? 7 Who wrote the English adaptation of Princess Mononoke? 8 Which NSFW body part is frequently visible on the raccoon dogs in Pom Poko? 9 What is the full name of the cane- wielding cat in this picture? 1 0 How many animation cels were created for Princess
Mononoke: 144,000, 262,000 or
500,000? 1 1 What name is Chihiro given by Yubaba when she arrives at the bathouse in Spirited Away?
1 2 The Cat Returns is an indirect sequel to which non- SF Ghibli film? 1 3 Howl’s Moving Castle walks on limbs resembling what? 1 4 What is the name of Hayao Miyazaki’s son, director of
Tales From Earthsea? 1 5 Finish the first line of Ponyo’s English theme song: “Ponyo, Ponyo, Ponyo…”
1 6 Arrietty is an adaptation of which beloved British fantasy novel? 1 7 One Ghibli film has yet to be released in the UK – what is it called? 1 8 Who wrote the music for every Miyazaki- directed Ghibli film? 1 9 Studio Ghibli produced the cutscenes for which PlayStation 3 RPG? 20 Which Ghibli film is still the highest grossing movie ever released in Japan?
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THIS MONTH’S QUIZMASTER Jordan Farley, Community Editor