Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Anime Movie: Kiki's Delivery Service
The story goes Kiki is in training to be a witch, at 13 a witch must live on there own for a year, to especially train in whatever field they decide. Kiki says goodbye to her friends and family, and leaves on her journey with her cat Jiji whom she can talk to. They finally find a city after sleeping in a train full of cattle, a beautiful city by the ocean and a Big Ben like clock tower.
At first Kiki can't find a place to stay and gets frustrated, she helps a baker Osono by transporting a pacifier back to a mother whom accidentally left it. Osono offers to let her stay in the upstairs room as long as she helps around the place, Kiki also meets a boy named Tombo whom at first greeting upset her.
Kiki decides her only witch skill is flying so she decided to make a flying delivery service, during her delivery's she makes a couple friends, 2 old ladies Madame and her worker Bertha, and a artist Ursula that lives in the forest.
Soon after working while and becoming friends with Tombo, Kiki loses her powers and is devastated. Ursula meets up with Kiki and decides to have a sleep over to help get flying off her mind, and to paint Kiki. after getting rest and Ursula explains how she sometimes cant draw, and that inspiration will come to her; Kiki goes home. The very next day Kiki sees on the news about a blimps test flight and her friend was on it, the winds pick up and Tombo gets in danger and is about to crash into the clock tower.
This movie is a great loving movie, after I saw when I was like 12 I wanted to watch it again so bad, took me forever to find it. Kiki's Delivery Service is a must add to your Miyazaki collection.