Spirited Away

September 20, 2002

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.

Pom Poko

August 16, 2005

The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ancient art of transformation until they are even able to appear as humans in hilarious circumstances.

When Chizuru Yukimura comes to Edo-period Kyoto searching for her missing father, she witnesses a bloody murder by crazed members of the Shinsengumi - the shogunate's secret police and supposed peacekeepers. Taken into custody after seeing something she wasn't supposed to see, Chizuru finds herself caught up in the group's battles and secrets. Based on the video game by Otomate.

Jiraiya the Hero

February 1, 1921

Jiraiya is some sort of super-ninja with superpowers. He can fly, he can avoid detection by turning himself into a toad, and he has some sort of ability to vanish.

A Japanese theatre performance based on a legend.

Hotarubi no Mori e

June 30, 2012

One hot summer day a little girl gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy appears before her, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits...