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Kiki's Delivery Service (Majo no takkyûbin) (1989)

Kiki's Delivery Service
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Minami Takayama

Minami Takayama

Kiki / Ursula
Keiko Toda

Keiko Toda

Osono
Mieko Nobusawa

Mieko Nobusawa

Kokiri, Kiki no haha
Koichi Miura

Koichi Miura

Okino, Kiki no chichi
Haruko Kato

Haruko Kato

Rô-fujin


Written by
Eiko Kadono

Eiko Kadono

(novel)
Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki

(screenplay)


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''We each need to find our own inspiration.''

5 years, 3 months ago at Dec 15 18:49
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''We each need to find our own inspiration, Kiki. Sometimes it's not easy.''

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Kirsten Dunst:Kiki

Majo no takkyûbin(1989) known as Kiki's Delivery Service features such a character in Kiki, a... read more

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7 years, 7 months ago at Aug 26 3:04
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Kiki is a young witch in training and evidently the rite of passage is to journey to another town and become the town witch.

The word witch here doesn't carry the negative connotations of ugly old ladies with bent noses who only wish to consume the flesh of children in order to preserve their twisted sense of beauty. Oh no. Nothing of the sort. Witches aren't the most common thing i... read more

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2 years, 10 months ago at May 19 14:46
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Miyazaki continues to surprise with this coming-of-age tale of a young witch who leaves her home for her training according to the tradition and after taking refuge in a beautiful city she starts her own delivery service. As is with other Miyazaki films, this anime too isn't artificial in its emotions even when Kiki is equipped with the same old movie clichés. Kiki is an interesting character: sh... read more
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Release date: 29 July 1989
UPC: 786936175226
Anime (36), Animation (27), Fantasy (20), Japan (16), Studio Ghibli (14), Magic (14), Japanese (14), 1980s (12), 1989 (12), Witch (11), Family (9), Cat (9), Friendship (7), Animated (6), Coming Of Age (5), Foreign (5), Miyazaki (4), Character Name In Title (4), Bakery (3), Maid (3)
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"Rating: G Run Time: A little over an hour and a half Genres: Fantasy Summary: 13 year old Kiki leaves her family to begin training as a witch in a new town, where she starts helping out at a bakery by delivering food on her broom. Throughout the year, Kiki befriends a lot of people in town, including a nerdy boy obsessed with aeronautics. My opinion: Great movie with a deep story and characters you can relate to. Rank: Gold"


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MithilVBhoras posted a review 2 years, 10 months ago

“Miyazaki continues to surprise with this coming-of-age tale of a young witch who leaves her home for her training according to the tradition and after taking refuge in a beautiful city she starts her own delivery service. As is with other Miyazaki films, this anime too isn't artificial in its emotions even when Kiki is equipped with the same old movie clichés. Kiki is an interesting character: she is optimistic, energetic and smart but at the same time she covets, she is proud making her sound a little foolish at times. Miyazaki's portrayal of young girls has always been perfect in every sense (e.g. his other films like Totoro, Spirited Away). Thus our Kiki is the hero and the villain both at the same time. She is that kind of person whose true goal is not to face life but is to face hers” read more


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