The rumored Studio Ghibli theme park has now been confirmed. The new Studio Ghibli Park is set to open in Japan in 2022. The Japanese anime studio’s theme park will be located in Nagakute City, Aichi. Within the Expo 2005 Aichi Commemorative Park, on 494 acres of land
Hayao Miyazaki‘s stance on the environment also inspired the construction of the park. The park was built alongside nature without having to cut down a single tree. Studio Ghibli also teamed up with the local government and Chunichi Shimbun newspaper company to build the park. Specifically to create the house that Satsuki and Mei went to visit in the film My Neighbor Totoro.
The park will showcase three areas from the studio’s most notable films, including Dondoko Forest, from the critically-acclaimed film My Neighbor Totoro, Youth Hill from my personal favorite Howl’s Moving Castle as well as the Great Ghibli Warehouse. In 2023 they’ll open locations based on Princess Mononoke and Kiki’s Delivery Service. There’s no news on Admission and pricing but it has been confirmed the park won’t feature rides.
Heads up, Studio Ghibli fans!
Japan’s iconic studio house, Studio Ghibli, is set to open its own theme park within the Expo Aichi Commemorative Park near Nagoya, Central Japan. pic.twitter.com/7gkUgwazyF
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