Howl's Moving Castle

The RRP Crew and Pod go ship to ship with Howl and his moving castle for our first review in Ani-May 2021. Find out if this Studio Ghibli film still lights a fire in our hearts.

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In this Episode:

  • 00:06:46 ROUNDTABLE: We play the TV spot for and give an overview of the technical specs of this film
  • 00:10:21 LIKES: The aspects of this book adaptation that figuratively leapt off the page
  • 00:32:13 TRIVIA & SOCIALIZE: Trivia from and feedback on Howl's Moving Castle from our listeners via Facebook Group, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 00:41:39 DISLIKES: Elements of this fantastical narrative that were more of a let down
  • 01:09:21 FINAL RATING: Classic (Disputed)
  • 01:15:30 FEEDBACK & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Show announcements, and how to contact us
  • 01:24:24 YOUNG INDIANA JONES: Ch. 15

🎬 Howl's Moving Castle Technicals, Cast, and Crew

  • Released: November 20, 2004 (Japan)
  • Runs: 1h 59min
  • Rated: PG
  • Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Written by: Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones
  • With the lead stars being: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin and the english Dub stars Jean Simmons, Christian Bale, Billy Crystal
  • And Music composed by: Joe Hisaishi
  • Howl's Moving Castle was made for about $24 Million and earned over $237 Million worldwide at the box office - AFTER multiple releases.