Howl's Moving Castle

Movie (1 ep x 118 min)
4.519 out of 5 from 32,683 votes
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The responsible Sophie led a relatively normal life, safe within the walls of the hat shop in which she works; for outside, it is rumored, the evil wizard Howl roams the land in his mobile black castle. After a chance and mystical encounter, poor Sophie finds herself transformed by a spell which makes her appear to be an old woman, and thus embarks on an adventure to find Howl’s castle and put an end to her curse. A mystical world of talking flames, sentient scarecrows and magic aplenty awaits those who seek the legendary Howl...

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maaii's avatar by maaii on Feb 18, 2010
Score: 9.6/10

This is definitely one of my absolute favorites. I have seen it more than once and will be seeing it many more times. Story: I enjoyed the adventure throughly. It has a nice romance and it is pretty fast paced with lots of magic. There are a few things here and there that are not well explained. For example, the war that takes place during the movie, whatever happened between Howl and Sulleman or Howl and Witch... read more

crazyanimeboy's avatar by crazyanimeboy on Sep 13, 2014
Score: 10/10

This is one of my favourite animes based on a book by britsh author Diana Wynne Jones, the movie by studio ghibli is one of there best, the art work, music and excellently chosen story line makes it a great movie. Id recommend it to any anime fan especially if you are yet to see it because its an instant anime classic, as are most studio ghibli movies there like japanese disney make fantastic family movies. read more

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