"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.
Town spirits, Spirited Away
Otto the Catbus, My Neighbor Totoro
Chief Wiggum as a pig, Spirited Away and Ralph Wiggum as Ponyo, Ponyo
Krusty the Clown as Jigo, Princess Mononoke
Mr. Smithers as Aogeru the frog and Mayor Quimby as the River Spirit Spirited Away
No-Face, Spirited Away
Patty and Selma as Kiki, Kiki’s Delivery Service
Principal Skinner as the signal flags, Up On Poppy Hill
Gerald "Eyebrow Baby" Samson as Boh, Spirited Away
Moe as Turnip Head, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Kyle, Martin, and Wendell as Kodama, Princess Mononoke
Bullies Kearney, Jimbo, and Dolph as Haku, Spirited Away
Kwik-E-Mart as Howl’s Moving Castle, Howl’s Moving Castle
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