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"The Simpsons" Tribute To Hayao Miyazaki Is Filled With Amazing References To His Work

In honor of the animator's rumored retirement, The Simpsons paid tribute to his Studio Ghibli films.

The Simpsons made a beautiful tribute to animator Hayao Miyazaki, who's rumored to be retiring. The video is full of references to his many films.

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1. Town spirits, Spirited Away

2. Otto the Catbus, My Neighbor Totoro

3. Chief Wiggum as a pig, Spirited Away and Ralph Wiggum as Ponyo, Ponyo

4. Krusty the Clown as Jigo, Princess Mononoke

5. Mr. Smithers as Aogeru the frog and Mayor Quimby as the River Spirit Spirited Away

6. No-Face, Spirited Away

7. Patty and Selma as Kiki, Kiki’s Delivery Service

8. Principal Skinner as the signal flags, Up On Poppy Hill

9. Gerald "Eyebrow Baby" Samson as Boh, Spirited Away

10. Moe as Turnip Head, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Kyle, Martin, and Wendell as Kodama, Princess Mononoke

11. Bullies Kearney, Jimbo, and Dolph as Haku, Spirited Away

12. Kwik-E-Mart as Howl’s Moving Castle, Howl’s Moving Castle