Spirited Away – Anime Review

I can’t argue with this. If you haven’t seen Spirited away yet, rent or buy and be in for a treat.

Nefarious Reviews

Japanese Title: Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi

Similar:Howl’s Moving Castle

Natsume’s Book of Friends

Watched in: Japanese & English


Length: 2 hr. 5 min.


  • Imaginative world.
  • So much to see.
  • Quirky characters abound.
  • Superb animation.
  • Subtle depth to the story.


  • Nothing.

I have never liked Alice in Wonderland, any version of it. Even as a child, watching Disney’s version, I grew bored. I find the ‘lol random’ nature of its world to be a dull smokescreen for mediocrity. Concluding Spirited Away, I realised I had finished an Alice in Wonderland type story and loved it. A miracle.

Spirited Away is the liminal story of Chihiro into a world of spirits and wonder. During her move to a new home, Chihiro and her parents stumble upon an abandoned amusement park, though it seems one restaurant is open for business. While her parents pig…

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