Ranking The 15 Most Iconic Characters From Studio Ghibli

    Ghibli characters that tug at our heartstrings.

    In 1985, an anime studio was started in Japan by a producer, Toshio Suzuki, and two friends and veteran animators, Isao Takahata, and Hayao Miyazaki.

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    1. The red turtle from the movie The Red Turtle

    A red colored turtle in the ocean

    2. Catbus from My Neighbor Totoro

    A bus in the form of cat staring at a little girl while a girl standing inside the bus looks out from the window.

    3. Nausicaä from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    A girl with short red hair playing with a small fox like animal

    4. Porco Rosso from Porco Rosso

    A man with the nose of pig flying a plane

    5. Mononoke from Princess Mononoke

    A girl dressed in white with blood smeared around and on her mouth. An angry wolf standing behind her stares at us

    6. Satsuki and Mei from My Neighbor Totoro

    Two girls looking at a river from a bridge

    7. Sophie Hatter from Howl's Moving Castle

    A young girl with white-grey hair

    8. No Face from Spirited Away

    A black humanoid figure with no visible arms and legs wearing a mask that has two eyes and a mouth painted on it.

    9. Kiki from Kiki's Delivery Service

    A girl with black hair carrying a tray full of bread

    10. Kamaji from Spirited Away

    A heavily moustachioed man with 6 hands wearing dark glasses looks at us

    11. Lady Eboshi from Princess Mononoke

    A Japanese aristocratic lady in kimono

    12. Japanese raccoon dogs from Pom Poko

    Japanese raccoon dogs playing skipping with a rope

    13. Kaguya from The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    A girl looking out from behind the curtain

    14. Chihiro from Spirited Away

    A little girl looking at the screen

    15. Totoro from My Neighbor Totoro

    Totoro standing at the bus stop

    What's your favorite Studio Ghibli character? Let us know in the comments.