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Castle in the Sky (1986)

6 Ratings: 4.0
Animation, Anime & Manga, and Art House & International movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Inspired by "Gulliver's Travels," the fantasy-adventureCastle in the Sky(1986) was Hayao Miyazaki's third feature, and helped to establish his reputation as a visionary in both Japan and America. The orphan Sheeta inherited a mysterious crystal that … see full wiki

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki
3 reviews about Castle in the Sky (1986)
review by . June 03, 2013
I'm a huge fan of Howl's Moving Castle and have watched it a few times now, so I decided to watch this film too which was recommended. There was action from the very beggining, but the story line itself got off to a slow start. However the characters grew on me and although they are very young (13 or so) and therefor I was unable to find them attractive like Howl, the film itself made up for that loss. I would recommend this to ayone who enjoys a good anime.
review by . July 09, 2008
posted in ASIANatomy
Castle in the Sky is a 1986 anime film directed by Hayao Miyazaki and released by Studio Ghibli.    The story begins with a young girl named Sheeta being taken to an unknown area by Colonel Muska. When sky pirates attack the flying vehicle, Sheeta is able to grab the pendant from Colonel Muska and escape. But when the sky pirates try to capture her, Sheeta falls off the vehicle. Her pendant emits a blue light and allows her to float gently to the ground. A boy named Panzu sees …
review by . February 10, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
A truly amazing film. The animation is suberb and the plot is interesting, engaging and inspiring. I enjoyed this film quite and bit and is one of my favorite Miyazaki films. The one thing I did not like about this movie was the English translation. I strongly recommend that you see the movie in Japanese and read the subtitles in English. The original Japanese version is much better than the English one because the voiceovers were excellent, were full of emotions and well acted. The English version …
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