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Hauru No Ugoku Shiro

English Title: Howl's Moving Castle

Hauru No Ugoku Shiro (Howl's Moving Castle) (2004) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Hauru No Ugoku Shiro

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Studio Ghibli, Tokuma Shoten, Dentsu Inc., Nippon Television Network, Touhoku Shinsha, Walt Disney Pictures Chieko Baisho, Daijiro Harada, Haruko Kato, Aiko Nakajima, Akane Fujisaki, Akio Tanaka, Akiyoshi Sakurai, Atsushi Takeya, Hiroki Tanaka; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast.. Hayao Miyazaki, Pete Docter, Rick Dempsey Rick Dempsey, Ned Lott, Toshio Suzuki, John Lasseter , , Takeshi Seyama, Kashiko Kimura, Megumi Uchida, Rie Matsuhara Joe Hisaishi, Youmi Kimura, Shuntaro Tanigawa, Shuntaro Tanikawa, Chieko Baisho
  • 2004
  • Studio Ghibli, Tokuma Shoten, Dentsu Inc., Nippon Television Network, Touhoku Shinsha, Walt Disney Pictures
  • Toho Company Ltd., Ghibli International, Buena Vista International, Buena Vista Pictures (U.S.), Mitsubishi, Wild Bunch
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Sofţ, Hauru, Arechi no Majo, KarushifÔ, Marukuru, Kosh˘, Kakashi no Kabu, Koku˘, Hin, Sariman.
    English Characters: Sophie, Howl, Witch of the Waste, Calcifer, Markl, Servant, Prince, King of Ingary, Heen, Madam Suliman, Honey, Prince Turnip, Lettie, Madge, King.
  • Vocal Talent: Chieko Baisho (Sofţ), Takuya Kimura (Hauru), Akihiro Miwa (Arechi no Majo), Tatsuya Gashuin (KarushifÔ), Ryunosuke Kamiki (Marukuru), Mitsunori Isaki (Kosh˘), Yo Oizumi (Kakashi no Kabu), Akio ďtsuka (Koku˘), Daijiro Harada (Hin), Haruko Kato (Sariman), Aiko Nakajima, Akane Fujisaki, Akio Tanaka, Akiyoshi Sakurai, Atsushi Takeya, Hiroki Tanaka, Hiroshi Takahashi, Itomi Matsuoka, Jun Kuwabara, Kaori Kaneko, Keiko Tsukamoto, Keishi Kamikawaji, Koujirou Takahashi, Maki Koizumi, Makoto Yasumura, Manabu Muraji, Masako Inui, Mayuno Yasokawa, Mina Meguro, Momoko Kurita, Naoto Kaji, Nobito Nishioka, Reiko Oonishi, Rina Yamada, Rio Kanno, Seiji Sasaki, Shigeyuki Satou, Shinobu Katabuchi, Takefumi Miyajima, Takuma Otoo, Tamayo Fukushi, Teppei Akaishi, Teruo Seki, Tomoe Hanba, Tomohiko Kiyota, Yasuhiro Oohara, Yayoi Kazuki, Yoshifumi Nakagawa, Youhei Oobayashi, Yukiko Mizuochi, Yumiko Ogata, Yuuko Nomura, Yuuta Kobayashi.
    English Voice Cast: Christian Bale (Howl), Emily Mortimer (Young Sophie), Jean Simmons (Old Sophie), Lauren Bacall (Witch of the Waste), Billy Crystal (Calcifer), Josh Hutcherson (Markl), Blythe Danner (Madam Suliman), Jane Alan [Mari Devon] (Honey), Crispin Freeman (Prince Turnip), Jena Malone (Lettie), Liliana Mumy (Madge), Mark Silverman (King), Carlos Alazraqui, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Julia Barnett, Susan Blakeslee, Leslie Carrara, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Holly Dorff, Moosie Drier, Ike Eisenmann, Will Friedle, Bridget Hoffman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Sherry Hursey, Hope Levy, Christina MacGregor, Joel McCrary, Edie Mirman, Daran Norris, Pete Renaday, Kristen Rutherford, Warren Sroka.
  • Directed By Hayao Miyazaki.
    English-Language Version: Pete Docter, Rick Dempsey.
  • Produced By Rick Dempsey, Ned Lott, Toshio Suzuki.
    Executive Producer: John Lasseter.
  • Animated By Katsuya Kond˘ (Animation Supervisor).
    Supervising Animators: Akihiro Yamashita, Takeshi Inamura, Kitaro Kosaka.
  • Written By Reiko Yoshida, Hayao Miyazaki.
    Based On The Novel, "Howl's Moving Castle": Diana Wynne Jones.
  • Edited By Takeshi Seyama.
    Assistant Editors: Kashiko Kimura, Megumi Uchida, Rie Matsuhara.

Additional Crew:



  • Based On The Original Novel By: Diana Wynne Jones.
  • Casting: Ayumi Sato, Motohiro Hatanaka, Naomi Yasu.
  • Assistant Director: Ryosuke Kiyokawa.
  • Art Directors: Noboru Yoshida, Youji Takeshige.
  • Color Key: Fumiko Numahata, Kanako Takayanagi, Kazuko Yamada.
  • Background Layout Assistance: Satoshi Takabatake.
  • Backgrounds: Junichi Taniguchi, Junko Ina, Kazuo Nagai, Kazuo Oga, Keiko Itogawa, Kikuyo Yano, Masahiro Kubota, Masako Osada, Masatoshi Kai, Mitsuo Yoshino, Naomi Kasugai, Naoya Tanaka, Osamu Masuyama, Ryoko Ina, Sayaka Hirahara, Takashi Omori, Yohei Takamatsu, Yoshikazu Fukutome, Youichi Nishikawa, Youichi Watanabe.
  • Animation Supervisor: Katsuya Kondo.
  • Animation Directors: Akihiko Yamashita, Kitaro Kousaka, Takeshi Inamura.
  • Digital Animation Director: Mitsunori Kataama.
  • Key Animation: Ai Kagawa, Atsuko Tanaka, Atsushi Shigeta, Atsushi Tamura, Eiji Yamamori, Hideaki Yoshio, Hideki Hamasu, Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Hiroomi Yamakawa, Hiroshi Masuda, Katsuya Kondo, Katsuya Yamada, Kazuyoshi Onoda, Keiji Hashimoto, Ken'ichi Yamada, Kenichi Konishi, Kenji Hachizaki, Makiko Futaki, Makiko Suzuki, Mariko Matsuo, Masafumi Yokota, Masako Shinohara, Masaru Matsuse, Masashi Okumura, Nobuhiro Oosugi, Nobuyuki Takeuchi, Sachiko Sugino, Shigeru Kimishima, Shinji Otsuka, Shinya Ohira, Toshihiko Masuda, Tsutomu Kurita, Yuichi Tanaka.
  • Digital Animation: Chikara Nomoto, Hiroki Yamada, Ichiro Uehara, Kentaro Takahashi, Masaru Karube, Masashi Suzuki, Masashi Toriyama, Miki Sato, Norihiko Miyoshi, Susumu Masuuchi, Tatsuko Ishii, Tomoka Matsumura, Yoichi Senzui.
  • In-Between Animation: Akihiko Adachi, Akiko Teshima, Akiko Toba, Akira Hosogaya, Alexandra Weihrauch, Atsuko Matsushita, Ayako Mori, Ayano Suzuki, Chikako Sasagawa, Daisuke Furuya, Daisuke Makino, Emiko Iwayanagi, Fumie Konno, Hideo Nakamura, Hiroaki Nakajima, Hiromi Nishikawa, Hiromi Sasaki, Hisako Yaji, Jinko Tsuji, Kaori Itou, Kaori Tokunaga, Katsutoshi Nakamura, Keiko Tomizawa, Keisuke Shimohira, Kimitoshi Ueno, Kiyoko Makita, Kumiko Ohta, Kumiko Tanihira, Kumiko Terada, Kunitoshi Ishii, Mai Nakazato, Makoto Oohara, Masakiyo Yamashita, Masako Sakano, Masako Sato, Masami Nakanishi, Masashi Karino, Masayuki Shimizu, Maya Fujimori, Mayumi Kitamura, Mayumi Ohmura, Minoru Ohashi, Mitsu Noguchi, Moyo Takahashi, Osamu Miwa, Rie Kondo, Rie Yamamoto, Saho Saito, Satoe Usui, Seiko Azuma, Setsuya Tanabe, Shinichiro Yamada, Shunsuke Hirota, Sumie Iwata, Sumie Nishido, Takahito Sugawara, Takeshi Hiramatsu, Tetsuaki Matsuda, Tomoko Miyata, Tsutomu Kaichi, Tsutomu Shibutani, Waka Hirota, Yasuyuki Kitazawa, Yayoi Toki, Yohei Nakano, Yoshie Hayashi, Yoshitake Iwakami, Yukari Umebayashi, Yukari Yamaura, Yukie Kaneko, Yukiko Kakinuma, Yukinobu Yamada, Yumiko Kitajima, Yumiko Suehiro, Yuuko Fujita, Yuuko Sasaki.
  • Animation Check: Hitomi Tateno, Kaori Fujii, Mariko Suzuki, Masaya Saito, Rie Nakagome.
  • Digital Paint: Akane Kumakura, Akihiro Oyama, Akiko Shimizu, Fumie Kawamata, Fumino Okura, Haruna Kiryu, Hiroaki Ishii, Hiroko Otsuki, Hiromi Takahashi, Hiroshi Iijima, Junko Kanauchi, Kanako Takahashi, Kiyoko Saitou, Kumi Nanjo, Naomi Mori, Rie Okada, Ryuji Uchida, Youko Fujioka, Yuki Yokoyama, Yukie Tanaka.
  • Production Committee, BVHE Japan: Koji Hoshino, Kouji Kishimoto, Maiko Hirano, Takayuki Tsukagoshi, Yaeko Nagami, Yuuko Muranaka.
  • Production Committee, d-rights: Daizou Suzuki, Hiroya Nishimura, Kino Arai, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Tooru Itabashi.
  • Production Committee, Dentsu: Koutarou Sugiyama, Ryuuichi Mori, Shinjiro Yokoyama, Takehiko Chino, Tateo Mataki, Tatsuya Tanemura, Tatsuyoshi Takashima, Yuuji Shimamoto.
  • Production Committee, NTV: Daisuke Kadoya, Fumihiro Hirai, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Kazumi Fukuda, Masahiko Osawa, Mayumi Hirakata, Noriko Yanagisawa, Seiichiro Ujiie, Tomomasa Hosokawa, Tomoyoshi Nakamura.
  • Production Committee, TOHO: Minami Ichikawa, Hideyuki Takai, Kazuhiko Seta, Yoshinari Shimatani.
  • Production Committee, Tokuma Shoten: Kengo Makida, Makoto Hagyuuda, Sanae Mitsugi, Takeyoshi Matsushita, Tetsuo Nakazawa, Tooru Iwafuchi.
  • Production Manager: Hiroyuki Watanabe, Nozomu Takahashi.
  • Executive Production Manager: Ryoichi Fukuyama, Seiji Okuda.
  • Production Desk: Atsushi Kamimura, Chiyoshi Tanaka, Yuichiro Mochizuki.
  • Post Production: Kazumi Inaki, Noriko Tsushi, Tamaki Kojo.
  • Audio Director: Kazuhiro Hayashi.
  • Sound: Shuji Inoue.
  • Sound Production: Nobue Yoshinaga.
  • Music Production Management: Ikuko Okamoto, Yukihiko Hashimoto.
  • Music Copyrights: Takashi Nagai.
  • Recording: Mari Shinohara, Naoto Takeshima, Yuuichi Kaneko.
  • Recording Engineer: Suminobu Hamada.
  • Dialogue Recording: Jiro Miyazawa, Michihiko Iwana, Takeshi Imaizumi, Tooru Kadokura.
  • Optical Recording: Futoshi Ueda.
  • Digital Optical Recording: Noboru Nishio.
  • Mix Engineer: Suminobu Hamada.
  • Theme Song Arrangement: Joe Hisaishi.
  • Theme Song Composition: Yumi Kimura.
  • Theme Song Lyrics: Shuntaro Tanigawa.
  • Theme Song Performance: Chieko Baisho.
  • Sound Effects: Toru Noguchi.
  • Sound Effects Assistants: Hiromi Kimura, Kazuaki Narita.
  • Foley: Akihiko Okase, Masaya Kitada, Mizuki Itou, Yukio Hokari.
  • Harmony Process: Noriko Takaya.
  • CG Engineer: Masafumi Inoue.
  • Camera: Atsushi Okui.
  • Digital Photography: Atsushi Tamura, Junji Yabuta, Wataru Takahashi.
  • Film Recording: Masahiro Honma, Masao Shibata, Shingo Toyotani.
  • Film Development, Timing: Hiroaki Hirabayashi.
  • Film Preview Production: Keiichi Itagaki.
  • Lab Coordination: Yuuko Shimura.
  • Lab Management: Takehisa Kawamata.
  • Digital Cinema Mastering: Mitsuharu Haibara.
  • Color Management System: Kohei Endo, Tetsuya Yamai, Wataru Matsumoto.
  • DTS Mastering: Atsushi Aikawa, Mariko Hamada.
  • Dolby Film Consultant: Mikio Mori, Tsutomu Kawahigashi.
  • System Management: Noriyuki Kitakawachi, Satomi Sasaki.
  • Production Administration: Nobuko Shiraki, Shinsuke Nonaka, Shokichi Arai, Yoshiaki Nishimura.
  • Production Assistant: Eiichiro Tashiro, Junya Saito, Kenji Imura, Kyohei Ito, Tomohiko Ishii.
  • Titles: Kaoru Mano.
  • Production Accounting: Akio Ichimura, Eiko Fujitsu, Hisayo Itou, Kiyoko Tsuge, Masako Fujita, Sueko Numazawa, Tamami Yamamoto.
  • Post-Production Desk: Minako Nagasawa, Toshiyuki Kawabata.
  • Casting: Pug Point.
  • Production Committee: Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Japan), d-rights, Dentsu Inc., NTV, TOHO, Tokuma Shoten.
  • Production Cooperation: Avid Technology, Narita Yume Bokujou, Okuhitachi Kirara no Sato, Rasu Chijin Tetsudou Kyoukai, Softimage.
  • Animation Assistance: Anime Torotoro, Dogakobo, Liberty Ship, Madhouse Studios, Nakamura Production, Oh production, Production I.G, Sakura Create, Studio Cockpit, Studio Takuranke.
  • Digital Animation: Gonzo, T2 Studio.
  • Digital Paint: T2 Studio, Trace Studio M.
  • Sound Production: Phoenicia.
  • Sound Effects: Anime Sound Production.
  • Recording Studio: Abaco Creative Studio, Toho Sound Studio.
  • Music Recording: Sumida Triphony Hall, Wonder Station.
  • Music Performance: New Japan Philharmonic.
  • Music Production Management: Wonder Station.
  • Dialogue Recording: Tokyo TV Center.
  • Sound Re-Recording Facility: Skywalker Sound.
  • Special Thanks: LAWSON.
  • Titles: Malin Post.
  • Film Developing: Imagica.
  • Film Preview Production: Gal Enterprise.
  • Theatrical Distribution: TOHO.
  • Public Relations: Chieko Tamura, Chihiro Tsukue, Junichi Nishioka, Nozomu Ito, Yumiko Ukai.
  • Publishing Development: Mine Shibuya, Ryoko Tsutsui, Ryouta Nezu, Satoko Kitazawa, Yukari Tai, Yuuko Namae.
  • Event Manager: Chiyoshi Tanaka, Shin Hashida, Shouji Makihara.
  • Overseas Promotion: Mikiko Takeda, Nao Morisaki, Rieko Izutsu, Stephen Alpert.
  • Merchandising Development: Koichi Asano, Mika Yasuda, Naomi Atsuta, Tomomi Imai.
  • Advertising Producers: Ai Nakanishi (MAJOR, Inc.), Ayaka Takafuji (MAJOR, Inc.), Emi Kagawa (MAJOR, Inc.), Hiroi Hosokawa, Hiroyuki Orihara, Masaru Tsuchiya (MAJOR, Inc.), Megumi Kawamoto (TOHO), Michiyo Koyanagi (MAJOR, Inc.), Mieko Hara, Mika Watanabe, Misa Hirano (MAJOR, Inc.), Miwako Ueda (TOHO), Morikazu Wakizaka (MAJOR, Inc.), Naoto Okamura (MAJOR, Inc.), Nobutaka Nishida (TOHO), Nozomi Fukuda (MAJOR, Inc.), Shinpei Ise, Yasushi Kanno (MAJOR, Inc.).
  • Special Media Advisor: Masaru Yabe, Masaya Tokuyama.
  • Special Thanks To: Ayako Matsumura, Daisuke Kasahara, Fumio Yamazaki, Haruna Hirose, Hiroaki Kudo, Hiroomi Tanaka, Jun Yoshihara, Keiji Fukuda, Masaki Morita, Minoru Ooyama, Naoya Morioka, Susumu Hirose, Tadahiro Hoshi, Takeshi Aratake, Yutaka Kurokouchi.

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Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious...  (more)

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