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Summary: A look inside the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli. Follows director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki, and director Isao Takahata for a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises and Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Summary: "Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi ... and Shun ... but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment 2013

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Summary: In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME CAT

Summary: As a young man returns home after his first year away at college he recalls his senior year of high school and the iron-willed, big city girl that turned his world upside down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME OCE

Summary: Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the worlds most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2013

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2 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME WIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WIN RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Wi

Summary: After living her whole life in the city, 27-year-old Taeko decides to visit her relatives in the countryside. As she travels, memories of her youth resurface. And after meeting young farmer Toshio, she wonders if she's been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Slouching towards middle age, Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. When he's not engaging in dog fights, this pilot lives on a deserted island retreat. Porco was once a strappling young man, but after his entire squardron was wiped out, he is mysteriously transformed into a pig. Then he is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME POR

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD POR RATED PG-13

Summary: A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PRI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PRI RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Pr

Summary: "In a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. But when tenacious and tiny Arrietty is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, their secret and forbidden friendship blossoms into an extraordinary adventure"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME TAL
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TAL RATED PG

Miyazaki, Hayao

Summary: "Ponyo is a sweet-faced goldfish from a magical realm under the sea. One day, Ponyo's curiosity takes her far from home. After accidentally hitching a ride on a jellyfish, Ponyo washes up on the shore and is found by Sosuke, a kindly human boy. The two become fast friends and are swept away on an incredible adventure. After discovering Ponyo trapped in a tidepool, Sosuke takes her home and does...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J GRAPHIC MIY

Summary: A young witch named Kiki and her chatty black cat Jiji befriend a bakery owner. Kiki is an enterprising young girl, but she must follow tradition in order to become a full-fledged witch. Landing in a far-off city, and with the help of her new friend, she sets up a high-flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME KIK

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Kiki's 2010

Summary: A young boy and a mysterious girl search for a fantastic floating castle while trying to outrun pirates, the army, and government agents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Castle 2012

Summary: Two orphans in World War II, Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Central Park Media 2002

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Summary: Young witch Kiki and her black cat Jiji, travel to a far-off city and set up an aerial delivery service.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Deep inside a tree trunk, two children discover a fascinating new world inhabited by Totoros, amazing, charming creatures who become their friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MY RATED G

Summary: After moving to the country to be near their ailing mother, two young sisters are befriended by a variety of mysterious creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: DVD ANIME MY

Summary: The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaä, a compassionate princess warrior. Her rural valley lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2017

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Summary: The dialogue-less animated film follows the major life stages of a man castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RED
1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

Summary: In a mythical world filled with magic and bewitchment, crops are dwindling, dragons have reappeared, and humanity is giving way to chaos. Journey with Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk, a master wizard, and Arren, a troubled young prince, on a tale of redemption and self-discovery as they search for the force behind a mysterious imbalance in the land of Earthsea. Based on the classic fantasy book...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME TAL

Summary: Pazu is an engineer's apprentice who finds Sheeta, a young girl, floating down from the sky, wearing a glowing pendant. Together, they discover both are searching for Laputa, a legendary floating castle, and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around Sheeta's neck. Their quest won't be easy. There are greedy air pirates, secret government agents and astounding obstacles to keep...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ca

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAS

Summary: After moving to the country to be near their ailing mother, two young sisters are befriended by a variety of mysterious creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family My 2010

Summary: After moving to the country to be near their ailing mother, two young sisters are befriended by a variety of mysterious creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Play along as Oliver explores a new world in search of his mother.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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