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The Studio Ghibli exhibit has a real life ‘Castle in the Sky’

A 30-year retrospective of Studio Ghibli’s works has opened 52 stories up above Tokyo – and it’s as whimsical and enchanting as Hayao Miyazaki can get.

Entitled Ghibli Expo: From Nausicaä to Its Latest Film, The Red Turtle, the exhibition includes over 2,000 items commemorating iconic anime films like My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, and Princess Mononoke.

The main gallery features a stunning array of airships from the movies, but none of which are as impressive as the one in the centre: a ‘floating’ illuminated replica of the Goliath Airship from the 1986 classic, Castle in the Sky.

Other rooms display original sketches, production photos, memorabilia, and posters collected throughout the years. And if you’re feeling hungry, there’s also a café manned by a massive Totoro mannequin. Menu items include 11 Ghibli-inspired dishes, like a soot sprite burger that’s coloured charcoal black.

The exhibit was made as a way to promote Studio Ghibli’s upcoming movie, The Red Turtle. The expo is currently being held at Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View from July 7 to September 11, 2016.

Via This Is Colossal

The Studio Ghibli exhibit has a real life 'Castle in the Sky'

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