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For detailed information about this series, see: Spirited Away at Wikipedia


Chihiro Ogino/Sen, the main character of the series

Spirited Away, originally titled Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (lit. Sen and Chihiro's Spiriting Away) in Japan, is an animated fantasy film by Studio Ghibli. Released on July 20, 2001; the film went on to become the most successful film in Japanese history.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L My Neighbor Totoro20010720 July 20, 2001Soot gremlins/spirits from My Neighbor Totoro appear in Spirited Away. There are other minor references to My Neighbor Totoro in Spirited Away.1

4Arrow L Kiki's Delivery Service20010720 July 20, 2001There is a minor reference to Kiki's Delivery Service in Spirited Away.3

4Arrow L Porco Rosso20010720 July 20, 2001The Boiler Man from Spirited Away resembles a minor character from Porco Rosso.3

4Arrow L Lupin the Third20010720 July 20, 2001Boh's room from Spirited Away is inspired by Clarisse's room from The Castle of Cagliostro.3

5Arrow R Howl's Moving Castle20040905 September 05, 2004There's a minor reference to Spirited Away in Howl's Moving Castle.3

5Arrow R Avatar (Nick)20060714 July 14, 2006The character Wan Shi Tong from the season 2 episode "The Library" of Avatar: The Last Airbender is designed after No-Face from Spirited Away, and there are minor references in the season 2 episode "Beginnings Part One" from The Legend of Korra.3

5Arrow R Teen Titans20070206 February 06, 2007The enemy Scarface from Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo resembles No-Face from Spirited Away.3

5Arrow R Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei20070804 August 04, 2007There are minor references to Spirited Away in the 5th episode of Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei.3

5Arrow R Ponyo20080719 July 19, 2008Ponyo features a miniature toy of the Bird God from Spirited Away.2

5Arrow R The World God Only Knows20090519 May 19, 2009A character in The World God Only Knows light novel is dressed as No-Face from Spirited Away.2

5Arrow R Gravity Falls20121005 October 05, 2012The character The Trickster from the season 1 episode "Sumerween" of Gravity Falls is inspired by No-Face from Spirited Away.3

5Arrow R The Simpsons20140112 January 12, 2014There are references to Spirited Away in the season 25 episode "Married to the Blob" of The Simpsons.3

5Arrow R The Amazing World of Gumball20141009 October 09, 2014One of Penny's transformations in the season 3 episode "The Shell" of The Amazing World of Gumball looks like Haku's dragon form from Spirited Away.3

5Arrow R Taiko no Tatsujin20160714 July 14, 2016Taiko no Tatsujin Red version, Dokodon! Mystery Adventure and Nintendo Switch Version! feature a music track from Spirited Away.2