Netflix, one of the premier platform for watching TV shows & movies is adding Ghibli films to its collection. Studio Ghibli films are quite popular worldwide due to its subtle & soothing experience.
In an official post, Netflix has confirmed that from the legendary animation house Studio Ghibli is coming exclusively to Netflix. Popular movie titles like Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and My Neighbour Totoro are making their way to Netflix.
From February 2020, 21 films from the legendary animation house Studio Ghibli are coming exclusively to Netflix.
We’re proud to bring beloved, influential stories like Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and My Neighbour Totoro to first-time viewers and high-flying fans alike. pic.twitter.com/955uiYAzA1
— Netflix ANZ (@NetflixANZ) January 20, 2020
Netflix has also released a schedule that confirms when & which movie titles will be added to the platform. You can check the release schedule down below.
From February 1
Castle in the Sky (1986)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
Only Yesterday (1991)
Porco Rosso (1992)
Ocean Waves (1993)
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
From March 1, you’ll be able to stream:
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
Spirited Away (2001)
The Cat Returns (2002)
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
From April 1 you’ll be able to catch:
Pom Poko (1994)
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
The Wind Rises (2013)
When Marnie Was There (2014)
All these Ghibli films will be available worldwide excluding these three countries: US, Canada & Japan. Ghibli films fans from the US have expressed their sadness in tweets as they won’t be able to stream these legendary films. Have a look at a few tweets down below.
When Netflix is going to put studio ghibli movies on.
Me: Hell yeah!!!
Me when I realize it's not in the us: pic.twitter.com/xDKSapVCQ4
— JJ- (they/them) ||-// | 재스민 속 (@spaced_out_love) January 20, 2020
Netflix: “we’re bringing Ghibli films to Netflix!”
Me: “oh fuck yeah I can’t wait to watch them! I love Ghibli fi-“
Netflix: “excluding the US”
— Charlie (@CharliesTete) January 20, 2020
When I saw Studio Ghibli is going to be on Netflix next month BUT NOT IN THE US… I hate it here. pic.twitter.com/TTf9DSC1bT
— Beach Bum? (@cristina_vance) January 20, 2020