"My Neighbor Totoro" is Most Popular Miyazaki/Ghibli Movie

Miyazaki's films in 80's still quite popular among the Japanese

goo, a Japanese internet search engine site has announced the result of their latest web poll "What is your favorite Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli movie?". The most popular movie was Miyazaki's 1988 film My Neighbor Totoro (5,238 votes). The poll was conducted at a NTT Docomo's cell-phone site "Ninna no Koe" (Your voices) on August 6-26, 2011. The total votes was 24,586.

 

As you can see, the films Miyazaki made in 1980's still quite popular. One of the reason is that those films have been broadcasted on Japanese terrestrial television over and over again every year. What's your favorite one?

 

Web poll: "What is your favorite Hayao Miyazaki/Studio Ghibli movie?"

 

1. My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki 1988) - 5238 votes

2. Castle in the Sky (Hayao Miyazaki 1986) - 3610

3. Kiki's Delivery Service (Hayao Miyazaki 1989) - 2807

4. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki 2001) - 2620

5. Whisper of the Heart (Yoshifumi Kondo 1995) - 2130

6. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki 1984) - 1827

7. Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki 1997) - 1653

8. Howl's Moving Castle (Hayao Miyazki 2004) - 1179

9. Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro (Hayao Miyazaki 1979) - 1156

10. Porco Rosso (Hayao Miyazaki 1992) - 498

11. Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata 1988) - 431

12. The Cat Returns (Hiroyuki Morita 2002) - 404

13. Ponyo (Hayao Miyazaki 2008) - 341

14. From Up on Poppy Hill (Goro Miyazaki 2011) - 187

15. The Secret World of Arrietty (Hiromasa Yonebayashi 2010) -177

16. Only Yesterday (Isao Takahata 1991) - 104

17. Pon Poko (Isao Takahata 1994) - 93

18. Tales from Earthsea (Goro Miyazaki 2006) - 91

19. My Neighbors the Yamadas (Isao Takahata 1999) - 49

 

Source: goo ranking

Totoro image © STUDIO GHIBLI Inc.

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