Strong middle-eastern desert wind. Also the name of one of the two (along with Pixar) finest animation studio's on the planet.
Better tie down the Camels, there's one helluva Ghibli comin'
Ghibli or Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio, and previously was a subsidiary of Tokuma Shoten. It is a kind of realistic Anime that is often mistaken by many people, Anime-fans and not, as Childish kiddy Anime, which is highly untrue. Its provocative and emotional anime films are widely praised all over the world. The company's logo features the character Totoro from the film My Neighbor Totoro.
Over the years, there has been a close relationship between Studio Ghibli and the magazine Animage, which regularly runs exclusive articles about the studio and its members in a section titled "Ghibli Notes." Artwork from Ghibli's films and other works frequently graces the cover of the magazine.
The most famous and lauded film from the studio that was not directed by Miyazaki is Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata, a sad film focusing on the lives of two war orphans towards the end of Second World War in Japan. Tokuma is the parent company of Studio Ghibli, and has provided Disney with the video rights to eight of the films and global distribution rights to Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. Miyazaki's latest film, Howl's Moving Castle.
The works of studio Ghibli has captivated the hearts of Adults, kids, and teens, all over the world.
Official Ghibli Movies:
Castle in the Sky
Grave of the Fireflies
My Neighbor Totoro
Kiki's Delivery Service
Whisper of the Heart
My Neighbors the Yamadas
Spirited Away (This one is by far my favorite film)
The Cat Returns (a sequel of sorts to Whisper of the Heart)
Howl's Moving Castle
Tales from Earthsea