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Kiki's Delivery Service DVD

Hello, everyone! How are you guys doing? I am Mishi. Today, what I want to recommend to you guys is Kiki’s Delivery Service (魔女の宅急便). It is an another movie of Studio Ghibli. The story is about a witch who becomes 13 years old and time to be independent. You can get to see her growing up through meeting many people. It is a wonderful movie that I do recommend to you guys! Let’s see the world of Kiki’s Delivery Service! +.(*’v`*)+

 

Story

 

The main character is named, Kiki who lives in the countryside. She has the bloodline of a witch and when a witch becomes 13 years old, they have to be independent and find the place where there are no witches to train themselves by their rule. Since she has decided that she wants to be a witch she follows her traditional rule, she arrives at the city of Corico.

Everything is so different from where she has grown up from in the city of Corico and she gets confused because of the difference. But she meets with Osono who runs a bakery store with her husband and is liked by her and she starts to live at their place. At this place, she takes advantage of being able to fly and starts her business, Kiki’s delivery service.

At this time, she starts to meet with a bunch of new people in Corico but all of sudden, she will lose her ability to be a witch and starts to struggle. Will she be able to regain the ability of a being witch?

 

Main Characters

 

Kiki's Delivery Service Kiki and Jiji

Kiki – Main character. She is a 13 years-old girl who is a witch. The age of 13 is time to be independent for witches. She starts her business that is Kiki’s delivery service at Osono’ shop. She is a type of girl who is a tomb boy. 

Jiji – Kiki’s black cat. Jiji is a little bit cheeky. Kiki’s magic enables her to talk to Jiji.

Kiki's Delivery Service Tombo

Tombo – He is the boy who longs for the sky and belongs to airplane club. Tombo is his nickname and his real name is Kobori. Since he has seen Kiki flying in the sky, he gets interested in her. At first, Kiki feels like he annoys her but they start to make friends with each other gradually.

Kokiri – Kiki’s mother. She is also a witch. She can fly and make medicines out of herbs with her magic as being a witch.

Okino – Kiki’s father. He is a person who is plain and gentle.

Ursula – She is a 19 years old girl who draws a picture in her hut which is in the forest. Since she has found the delivery stuff that Kiki dropped while she was delivering, they become friends.

Osono – She runs their bakery store with her husband. Kiki starts to live in this place and deals with her business, Kiki’s delivery service.

 

How to find this movie

 

Anime Studio : Studio Ghibli

Year : 1989

Kiki's Dilivery Service Blu-ray and DVD

Blue-ray and DVD on Amazon

The Art of Kiki's Delivery Service

The Art of Kiki’s Delivery Service Hardcover on Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live Action Movie

Year : 2014

Kiki's Delivery Service Live Action Movie

Not official English sub On Amazon

 

Opening and Ending songs

 

Opening

Rouge no Dengon – Yumi Arai (ルージュの伝言 – 荒井由実)

Ending

Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara – Yumi Arai (やさしさに包まれたなら – 荒井由実)

Soundtrack

Kiki's delivery Service Vlocal Album

Vocal Album Soundtrack

Kiki"s Delivery Service Soundtrack

Rouge no Dengon and Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara are on this O.S.T.

 

Mishi’s top picks for Otaku

 

Kiki's Delivery Service Jiji and Lily Years Calendar

Jiji and Lily Years Calendar!

Kiki's Delivery Service Jiji Window Still Table Mirror

Jiji Window Still Table Mirror!

Kiki's Delivery Service Jiji Plush Doll

Jiji Plush Doll!

Kiki's Delivery Service Kiki Action Figure

Jiji figure!

Kiki's Delivery Service Pouch Lunch Bag

Lunch Bag Pouch!

Kiki's Delivery Service Action Figure Sets

Figures set!

 

If you are searching Action Figure, Plush doll and more, here is the links of my favorite shops!
figure Plamoya

 

Tokyo Otaku Mode

 

My Review

 

Kiki's Delivery Service Recommendation Chart

The story is about a girl who tries to become a full-fledged witch, as she experiences many things through her slump. It is good a story for  adults to kids, everybody can enjoy watching and have fun. This movie draws you into the world of Kiki’s Delivery Service as being described by Kiki’s smile and crying face, success, and fails. Those emotions will make you excited and when you notice, it is already ending. It will make you forget about time and you will be into this movie. This is the movie that makes you want to watch it once in a while.

This movie has a couple of elements to create a warm atmosphere and that makes it comfortable to watch. The music is so soft and matches with the worldview, the people who are around Kiki don’t have a thorn at all and they are all nice, and this is important but Jiji is so cute! (‘∀`) I love cats personally so, in a different meaning, this is Moe~ for me. ψ(`∇´)ψ Those elements are good for kids to watch. Nobody has harmful attitude and that world is peaceful! Who doesn’t like the world like that?? @^-^@ I guess I like the witch story which is so relaxing and warm. Do you know the anime flying witch? This is not from Studio Ghibli but it is also a relaxing witch story. If you have free time, you can check it out! You might like it! ♪(* ̄ω ̄)v

Since I have watched this movie so many times, what I have noticed is the details of the pictures are so nice and soft. Especially, the pictures of food! Pay attention to the foods on Studio Ghibli’s movies. Every time, I watch the movies of Studio Ghibli, I get hungry so much! That is because of the pictures of the food and the way the characters eat! I didn’t notice this until lately but look at the picture all the way above! You see the bread behind her! It makes you hungry right? (T-T ))(( T-T) Okay….. Maybe, only me then! ( TДT)

Anyway, this movie is timeless especially the city. As if we go to travel somewhere, I want to go back to this city sometimes. Great ocean view, the townscape under the sunshine, and you will see them when Kiki flies in the sky! I love the scenes of those. It gets my chin up even though I have a bad day. The catch phrase of this movie is “I was depressed but I’m fine now”. I want you to watch this movie when you are down or depressed. I am sure that this movie will cheer you up! You will be able to forget about your bad day and it will give you the energy to go on to the next day! If you haven’t watched this movie or you haven’t watch it for a while, why don’t you watch it? The anime that are great won’t fade out. If you want to relax on your day off, this movie is for you! b( ゚∀゚ )

Thank you for reading this post! I wonder Kiki’s delivery service can beat the post office service or other delivery services in Corico city….. lol βγё②φ(0∀0*ο

 

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