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.
Lily - Kiki's Delivery Service
The posh girlfriend of Kiki's cat Jiji, Lily knows how to make all the boys go crazy.
Nina - The Secret World Of Arrietty
It's an age old story. Cat meets tiny girl. Cat tries to eat tiny girl. Cat befriends tiny girl.
Goldfish - Ponyo
Ponyo's little sisters might not get to go on life-changing adventures with humans, but they steal every scene they're in so it evens out.
Baron Humbert von Gikkingen - Whisper of the Heart
Though he starts life as a statue in a antique shop, Humber more accurately Howl 1.0: The Furry Edition.