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Kino88on Feb. 8, 2014 at 7:13 a.m.
Princess Mononoke is my number one favorite, Along with my Neighbor Totoro which was my first exposure to Japanese Animation as a kid, As for Tales from Earth Sea.....It was very very BAD
Donwunon Feb. 8, 2014 at 8:23 a.m.

Yeah, i understand why whisper of the heart is so overlooked as it's pretty much the opposite of what you'd expect from a feature Ghibli movie. I still love it tho...but as you said that ending is just a little too abrupt for me to go back to it again and again. The Cat Returns was a decent enough spin off from it. I think if both films were combined in some sort of way it would have had the makings for another standout...or maybe i'm just reachin...eh either way..decent flicks

Dream moderator on Feb. 8, 2014 at 8:41 a.m.

Favorite Ghibli Film: Kiki's Delivery Service (Very first Ghibli film I've seen and been my favorite ever since)

Most Underrated Film: My Neighbors the Yamadas (A fun family comedy that deserves more love from Ghibli fans.)

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