Studio Ghibli is an iconic Japanese animation studio, that clearly knows how to make an impact on its audience. It’s no wonder why it’s such a big inspiration for many other creators too.
Developing even more fascinating and intricate storytelling techniques in their own games. With the influence that Studio Ghibli has, what film or game producer hasn’t been inspired by it.
Here are two games (you may recognize) where the creators of the games felt deeply connected to the stories in Studio Ghibli:
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Created by Eiji Aonuma from Nintendo in 2017 was inspired by 1997 Princess Mononoke.
First off, has anyone ever noticed how similar Link and Ashitaka are? From the character design to personality traits portrayed in each character.
Both wearing similar blue outfits, riding elks, and shooting arrows. There’s even a section in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, where Link can actually wear the almost exact clothes that Ashitaka wears.