Movies like Spirited Away, Laputa, Howl's Moving Castle?

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  1. Coconut
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    Seeing how I loved those movies, (I watched HMC yesterday in Japanese, and today in Dutch :P ), I wondered if there are more movies like that.
    I'm already planning on watching Princess Mononoke, but I need another one after I finish that one :smile:
     


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    You like Studio Ghibli then?
    Watch them all, seriously. They're amazing.
     
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    Hayao Miyazaki. look him up
     
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    Kiki's Delivery Service :3
     
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    Grave of the fireflies
     
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    This. Omygod so much.
    Amazing. Sadder than anything I've ever seen.
    Watch it, you have to.
     
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    Go watch all of Studio Ghibli's work that you haven't watched yet. To name a few: Ponyo on a Cliff, The Borrower Arietty, My Neighbor Totoro. Although I wouldn't recommend watching Tales of Earthsea, I heard it was bad.

    I would also recommend The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Summer Wars.
     
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    I would recommend all of Studio Ghibli's films (mainly Kiki's Delivery Service, Whisper of the Heart,Howl's Moving Castle & Ocean Waves), Paprika and Millennium Actress (though I would recommend all of Satoshi Kon's films except for Perfect Blue).
     
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    Phieuw, lots of watching to do then =P

    For some reason I didn't really like Grave of the Fireflies :/
    And I'm the type of person to cry with sad endings =P
     
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    Studio Ghibli...god...anime could not be any better.

    I need to find all of these again. Forgot to rip them onto my computer, lent them to a friend who moved out of state, and now I cannot find them anywhere.

    I'm probably gonna get Spirited Away, Kiki's Delivery Service, and Howls Moving Castle. Anything else I should get? I really didn't like Princess Mononoke that much.
     
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    I'll second Ponyo and My Neighbour Totoro. Great films.
     
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    well shit besides everyone including me just saying other ghibli movies. How about some none ghibli O_O

    The girl who leapt through time - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=4151

    Summer wars - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=6249

    Steamboy - http://anidb.net/per...w=anime&aid=909

    Eve no jikan - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=7249

    Oblivion island - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=6299

    The sky crawlers - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=5310

    Stormy night - http://anidb.net/per...=anime&aid=3436

    Millennium Actress - http://anidb.net/per...w=anime&aid=570

    Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal - http://anidb.net/perl-bin/animedb.pl?show=anime&aid=73
     
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    As far as other Studio Ghibli films, those are a given. I consider them all to be at least decent movies and some of them among the best movies ever made. So those aside, consider movies that aren't anime but have a similar emotional depth. I was re-watching Pinocchio (Disney version) after having not seen it for a few years and it's a surprisingly deep film considering it's target audience. Basically, even though stuff by Satoshi Kon and Ghibli may seem like good obvious choices, you'll find other excellent animated films in other places of the same and sometimes higher caliber.
     
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    Summer Wars. Only got through 1/4 of it so far, but haven't found a single part of it I hate, nor have I been able to pin down any point that was my absolute favorite, it's like every second of it is my favorite.
     
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    Oh I agree with Summer Wars, Oblivion Island and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. But I also recommend Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King, One Piece:Strong Word, Summer Days with Coo, Arashi no Yoru Ni, Brave Story, and Colorful.
     
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    Arashi no Yoru Ni = stormy night

    that said one piece strong world only really goes well if you know the series well enough :(
     
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    That is kinda true, but it's still super awesome!!!
     
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    Yeah, this is the sort of Anime that should be cherished. The kind that actually has some meaning behind it, and has a good storyline.

    It's the kind that makes me smile both inside and out.
     
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    Sword of the Stranger... enough said.
     

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