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01st Feb 2020

Watching Studio Ghibli for the first time with your partner


Introducing your significant other can go one of two ways

It’s always a risk, trying to introduce your partner to a new how or a new genre of film, especially early on. A bad reaction could sour things, a positive reaction could make the spark burn brighter. Equally, it sometimes doesn’t matter. You can have your own things. Still, it’s nice to enjoy films together.

We got a Studio Ghibli superfan to watch My Neighbor Totoro with his girlfriend – who has never seen the Hayo Miyazaki classic before – or any Japanese animation for that matter. Will she like it? It does not go 100% smoothly…