By Katy Cowan
If you know someone in your life who has been enchanted by Hayao Miyazaki’s beautiful animated films, such as Spirited Away – the highest grossing anime film ever made in Japan – and My Neighbor Totoro, then these 25 gift ideas will really make them happy.
From cute mugs and fun accessories to posters and wonderful things for the home, we’ve got it all covered and our suggestions won’t even break the bank. If you have any of your own gift ideas for Studio Ghibli lovers, please just comment below…
1. Studio Ghibli Art Print Poster
Check out this digital art print paying tribute to the beloved Studio Ghibli. Available in multiple sizes. Frame is not included.
From £3.40 | Buy the gift
2. Totoro Keychain
The My Neighbor Totoro inspired keychain is laser cut from 1.5mm thick steel, tumbled to a smooth finish, then powder coat painted sparkle silver or brushed copper. Makes a great gift for fans of Totoro or fans of Studio Ghibli all together.
Around £10 | Buy the gift
3. Spirited Away No Face Figurine
Fancy getting a No Face figurine for the Spirited Away lover in your life? This little specimen is hand-painted and can be used as a pendant, earring, phone plug or even turned into a garden ornament. And there are plenty of more little figurines, so why not grab some more while you’re at it?
£5.77 | Buy the gift
4. Sterling Silver Totoro Ring
This gorgeous sterling silver ring is inspired by the character Totoro from the film My Neighbor Totoro. Wrapped around the finger, details are carved and chemically oxidised. Handmade, it’s a one size fits all – but you can still provide a size when ordering. Not cheap, but something very special for someone who can’t get enough of Miyazaki.
£86.56 | Buy the gift
5. Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke Print
This unique poster design by Michael Jefferson would be a wonderful gift for any Studio Ghibli lover. It comes on high quality paper and is available in various sizes. The print will be signed and dated on the back by the artist and delivered in bend proof packaging.
From £10 | Buy the gift
6. Totoro Plushy Toy
This Totoro plushy has been made to be loved. It’s totally handmade with felt and stuffed with padding. Measuring about 9 inches tall and 7 inches wide, it’ll make a perfect gift for Totoro fans everywhere.
Around £22 | Buy the gift
7. Soot Sprites Mug
The Soot Sprites play around this hand-painted mug, inspired by My Neighbor Totoro. Perfect for the creative anime lover in your life.
£14.95 | Buy the gift
8. Studio Ghibli Nail Decals
These fun waterslide decals for nails pay homage to Studio Ghibli movies, and come in a set of 36 different little characters. Cheap and cheerful.
£2.72 | Buy the gift
9. Totoro Cookie Cutter
These wonderful Totoro cookie cutters are printed on a 3D printer with PLA plastic, which is biodegradable and and environmentally friendly. Sized about 9cm high, they’re primarily designed to make biscuits but you could also use them for clay.
£4.77 | Buy the gift
10. Spirited Away Print
This unique watercolour print will make a perfect decoration for anyone’s room. A great influence for children, it will also bring back happy memories for adults who love Spirited Away. Handmade and printed on high quality paper.
From £7.44 | Buy the gift
11. Princess Mononoke Notebook
This gorgeous handmade notebook’s cover is made from natural hemp fabric with hand-painted artwork inspired by Princess Mononoke. Inside, it’s filled with “Green Read” low-eye strain paper. This means the light reflection is reduced, making it less of a strain on your eyes.
£13.28 | Buy the gift
12. Terrarium Totoro Necklace
Handmade and quirky, this beautiful necklace features kawaii Totoro standing in a glass ball, surrounded by a cow and lots of grass. Hanging on a bronze chain with a bronze lobster clasp. Perfect.
£15.64 | Buy the gift
13. Miyazaki Earrings
Do you remember the popular Susuwatari – meaning ‘wandering soot’ – featured in My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away? These earrings are handmade from polymer clay and are mounted on anti-allergenic silver, provided with small clasps.
£5.77 | Buy the gift
14. Totoro & Friends Mug
Allow your pal to enjoy a steaming cup of tea or coffee while remembering their favourite Ghibli characters. Tracked shipment included.
£8.69 | Buy the gift
15. No Face Spirited Away iPhone Case
Another great iPhone case, this time for No Face fans. Each case is handmade to order, and snaps onto your phone quickly and easily. Available in various colours and to suit different models.
From £13.62 | Buy the gift
16. Totoro Pouch
This peppered cotton fabric pouch in charcoal is inspired by Ghibli’s My Neighbor Totoro and is lined with a cute pattern based on the film.
£27.25 | Buy the gift
17. Minimalist Miyazaki Movie Posters
More art print ideas for any Miyazaki fan – this set of four posters pays homage to Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, all in one hit. Handmade and printed on high quality paper.
Around £40 | Buy the gift
18. Totoro Keychain
Check out this cute little Totoro-inspired doll on a handy keychain. Handcrafted and made from wood, it’s painted with acrylic paint and each one is bespoke.
£4.73 | Buy the gift
19. Studio Ghibli Totoro Tote Bag
With an original illustration, inspired by Studio Ghibli, this beautiful tote bag comes in various sizes and is crafted and sewn using durable, yet lightweight, poly poplin fabric.
From £17 | Buy the gift
20. Totoro-inspired Case for iPhone 5/5S
This iPhone 5/5s cover is a one-piece, featherweight plastic hard case featuring an extremely low profile. It easily snaps onto the device and allows total access to screen, lenses, buttons and ports. The image is printed directly onto the case in very high quality. The image is not a sticker so it resists scratching, peeling or fading.
£8.15 | Buy the gift
21. Soot Sprite Plush Toy
Get your loved one a Soot Sprite plush toy. They’ll thank you forever. They like to dwell in dark places and neglected corners and will look great thrown on the sofa or bed.
£4.77 | Buy the gift
22. Totoro Art Print
Another great art print option, this time courtesy of Canadian artist Ella T, who runs White Doe Prints over on Etsy. This is an original illustration, printed on acid-free, matte, fine art paper. Available in various sizes.
From £7.62 | Buy the gift
23. No Face Spirited Away Gel Pens
A nice stocking filler for those who can’t get enough of Spirited Away’s No Face. Scribble away while remembering that haunting moan that Miyazaki’s dark character makes. Shudder.
Around £2 | Buy the gift
24. Teak Wood Box Studio Ghibli Doll Figure
This unusual storage box is handmade and inspired by My Neighbor Totoro. Made from real teak wood, you can put your jewellery, trinkets or other valuables inside it. Check out the maker’s Etsy shop, as there are loads more options to choose from.
Around £30 | Buy the gift
25. Totoro Watercolour Art Print
This beautiful Totoro-inspired watercolour art print is printed on acid-free heavyweight quality fine art paper, and comes unframed with a small white border. Gorgeous.
From £6.73 | Buy the gift
For more ideas, check out Creative Boom’s ever-evolving list on Etsy for Studio Ghibli gift ideas.
Studio Ghibli Lovers
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