Best of Studio Ghibli films that will make your day

Founded by Japanese artist Hayao Miyazaki in 1985, Studio Ghibli makes films that are worldwide famous and praised by film critics and different audiences. All Studio Ghibli films are deeply connected with nature and show the purest forms of love through films. There are uncountable reasons why you should watch Studio Ghibli films. If you haven't seen any of their films then we have a few suggestions for you to start with. These are the best works of Studio Ghibli.

Princess Mononoke:

After reading the name you may think it's a typical princess movie for little girls but you can try giving it a watch first. This film strongly focuses on the conflict between human civilization and forests. During the Muromachi period, a horrendous beast begins to attack an Emishi village but eventually gets killed by Prince Ashitaka. Before dying it leaves a curse on Prince. Ashitaka starts heading to Western Lands to find a cure and discovers that The Great Forest Spirit may help him to heal. On his journey, he encounters San, a human girl raised by wolves, and who hates mankind. As the film goes on it shows a strong women empowerment that society didn't have during the Muromachi Period.

Rating on IMDb:- 8.3/10

Director:- Hayao Miyazaki

Grave of the Fireflies:

This movie is based on a true story of war and its impact on common people. In June 1945, most of the areas were destroyed in Kobe, during the late times of World War II. Two young orphans, Setsuko and Seita, manage to survive the bombing but their mother later gets critically injured and dies. Seita Yokokawa, the 14-year-old teen protagonist, is now in charge of his sister and himself. As the story develops the director portrays common people's life and suffering during a war. Grave of the Fireflies is also known as one of the most heartbreaking animated films.

Rating on IMDb:- 8.5/10

Director:- Isao Takahata

Spirited Away:-

In 2003 Spirited Away won the Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature Film. This film shows the journey of ten years old Chihiro who accidentally gets lost in another world of spirits. The film begins with Chihiro and her parents driving to visit their new home. On the way, Chihiro's father tries to take a shortcut and stops their car in front of a gate. They go through the tunnel and discover a restaurant stocked with mouth-watering foods. Her parents start to eat and end up becoming pigs. Chihiro's journey has begun now in a different world.

Rating on IMDb: 8.6/10

Director: Hayao Miyazaki