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20 Most Adorable Supporting Hayao Miyazaki Creatures

After 50 years and 11 films, the Japanese animation master is set to retire. But his legacy will live on with these beautiful films stuffed full of spirits, demons, and cats.

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16. The Castle - Howl's Moving Castle

It's a partially sentient walking/flying house with the ability to teleport inhabitants thousands of miles or even through space and time via secret doors. The TARDIS wishes it was this cool.


3. Kodama / Forest Spirits - Princess Mononoke

Creepy cute? Check. Weird noise you'll try to mimic without success for hours, making you look crazy? Check. Desire to catch and own one? Check. Basically, these guys are perfection.

1. Calcifer - Howl's Moving Castle

Voiced by Billy Crystal, this Fire Demon spawned perhaps the best curse of the Internet age, "May all your bacon burn." A lovable trickster, he might not always be trustworthy but he's always a friend.