Tag Archives: Anime

Watched – Howl’s Moving Castle

On Saturday Tim and I went to see Howl’s Moving Castle in the theater. I found it was playing in one of those theaters that carries movies that just moved out of most theaters. Now Howl’s did not have a huge release, so I was quite surprised to find it playing there.

Howl’s Moving Castle is Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film. He is the director of Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and many more.

We both loved this film, it has a great story with wonderful and fun characters. The animation is great, and a nice change from all the 3D stuff America if pumping out these days. If you have enjoyed any of Miyazaki’s previous work, you will love Howl’s Moving Castle.

Plot outline from IMDB:

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home