For fans of the films, people who haven’t heard of Studio Ghibli, or parents looking to inspire their children, the following are 10 of Miyazaki’s finest feature films. Miyazaki films are special as he wrote, directed, and even helped animate many of them during a career spanning over 30 years. If beautifully hand drawn, fantastical, and dramatic stories are your thing, then Miyazaki has provided works which will leave an impression on you for years to come.
- Ponyo boasts some of Miyazaki’s most vivid and exhilarating scenes, and is particularly well suited for children.
- Released in 1986, and in typical style written and directed by Miyazaki, it set the scene for what was to come.
- Once more, Miyazaki’s fascination with flight takes center stage.