Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio, known for animations such as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Laputa: Castle in the Sky. There is a museum dedicated to their animations called the Ghibli Museum. It is located in Minako, Tokyo, and requires advanced booking for tickets.
I hadn’t planned far ahead enough so I didn’t go. Fortunately there is a special Ghibli Exhibition held at the Mori Art Museum in Roppongi when I am there. (It was opened from July to September, 2016.)
My overall experience is unfortunately mediocre. This is because the exhibit is extremely crowded, and is only in Japanese, no English. Photos are not allowed in most areas.
The exhibit displays posters from the animations, some raw sketches, and merchandise that appeared over the years. It isn’t a very big exhibit. The place is packed with people and there are attendants telling us to keep moving forward. I feel like a sardine fish.
The highlight, though, is the last showroom with the gigantic floating ship, symbolic of the great fantasies of our imagination.
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