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Kiki’s Delivery Service

Released in 1989 in Japan.

“Kiki’s Delivery Service (“Majou no Takkyubin”)” was launched in 1989 in Japan. The phrase in white on the left of this poster is “though once I felt down, now I’m fine.” If you know the story, you can understand that this small phrase implies the big, precious history that this girl went through.

From Studio Ghibli

This film is one of the films from Studio Ghibli.

English version

This is a poster from when Kiki’s Delivery Service was launched in foreign countries. With this image, do you remember whether or not you saw this film as a child?

Plot

A witch girl who is learning to be a “real” (professional) witch

Kiki, a 13 year old witch girl leaves her village where she has lived all her life with her parents in order become an independent witch in the big city.

She grows up in a big city by trying to overcome difficulties

In the city, she meets new people and starts her new life to become a witch. Throughout the process, she overcomes difficulties. This happens to everyone as they mature from adolescence.

Kiki’s Delivery Service in 2014

In live action

This is the poster for 2014’s Kiki’s Delivery Service! The black cat Jiji is also featured!

This is Kiki

Huka Koshiba. She is a 16 year old Japanese actress. This is her first time playing a leading role. Is she Kiki-like for you?

Rie Miyazawa. She is a very famous beautiful actress in Japan.

Ryohei Hirota. He started to act when he was 4 years old. He appeared in many famous TV dramas up to now.

Check out the trailers!

www.youtube.com

The world in these trailers is different from the animated film, as the landscapes in the Ghibli film were inspired by Western countries. You might find the story set in Japan to be more interesting!

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