Spirited Away 2
All the spectators of a fantasy film, Spirited Away, have been waiting for the sequel of Spirited Away that is, Spirited Away 2 for so long as it was released in the year 2001 and there are some rumors about the release date of Spirited Away 2, some say there will be a Spirited Away 2 and the others say there will be no Spirited Away 2! Here, all of your confusion will be cleared, so stay tuned and read the article till the very end!
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About the show –
Spirited Away is a Japanese animated fantasy movie that was written as well as directed by Hayao Miyazaki, it was animated by Studio Ghibli for various networks including Dentsu, Tokuma Shoten, Tohokushinsha Film, Nippon Television Network, and Buena Vista Home Entertainment. The movie stars like Miyu Irino, Takeshi Naito, Tsunehiko Kamijo, Rumi Hiiragi, Mari Natsuki, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Bunta Sugawara, and Takehiko Ono.
The writer of the movie, Hayao Miyazaki, wrote this script based on the daughter of her friend named Seiji Okuda which is only 10-years-old and the producer used to come and meet this little girl at her house every summer. Then, Hayao was working on two of her personal projects but both of them got rejected as something amazing was waiting for him.
The production house started working on Spirited Away in the year 2000 with a budget of $19 million. One of the friends Hayao, John Lasseter, a Pixar animator, talked to Walt Disney Pictures to buy this movie’ North American distribution rights and to work as an executive producer for the English-dubbed version. Later on, Kirk Wise was hired as the director, and Donal W. Ernst was the producer of the English-dubbed movie and also, Donald, as well as Cindy, wrote the dialogues in the English language to match the roles original lip movements of the Japanese language.
This movie has gained a lot of attention from all the corners of the world. It is the only non-English animated movie ever to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Academy Awards. Not only this award but the love from people, the box-office collection, and most importantly, the critical appreciation is more than enough reasons to make its sequel but the team and production house are not planning for it at all.
Spirited Away – Plot –
Spirited Away is a story of a ten years old girl named Chihiro Ogino who tries to save her parents in the Kami world. The witch, Yubaba, transforms her parents into pigs when they ate the food from a mysterious restaurant. Later in the story, she meets a young boy named Haku who has the power to get transformed into a dragon. Haku, on every next step of Chihiro, helps her a well as protects her as she meets a new but weird character in this spirit world.
Ultimately, the movie comes to an end when Haku and Chihiro get separated from each other as Chihiro goes to transforms her parents back to normal but they promise each other that they will meet each other in the last for sure. Then, Chihiro returns once again to the real world where she actually belongs.
If there will be a sequel to this movie, then there are chances of the reunion of Chihiro and Haku and it will turn into a cute relationship and this will further lead to a happy ending!
Spirited Away – Cast-
The cast of Spirited Away is as follows:
- Chihiro Ogino / Sen
- Haku / Spirit of the Kohaku River
- Boh (baby)
- Radish Spirit
- Yūko Ogino (Chihiro’s mother)
- Akio Ogino (Chihiro’s father)
- River Spirit
- Aniyaku (assistant Manager)
- Bandai-gaeru (foreman)
Spirited Away – Chances of releasing a sequel
You know what, Ghibli studio is popular for not releasing unwanted sequels of any of its movies and that is one of the reasons behind their high reputation in the industry. They might be losing the profits in their business but they get superior credibility from their viewers.
The studio has refused to make any sequel of the movie only because of their profit. It is good for the studio but fans are kind of disappointed as they will not be able to see the reunion of Haku and Chihiro and this is one of the most appreciated things about this movie.
Till now there are no chances of the release of its sequel. So, if someone says that there are chances of releasing a sequel of Spirited Away, do not listen to him, until and unless the production house says so.
Release Date of Spirited Away 2 –
As we have talked about that there are no plans for its sequel by the production house, we can not predict on our own and also can not trust the baseless rumors, if the members of the production house will decide on it, they will definitely announce it, otherwise, there will be no sequel, unfortunately.
And if you are someone who wants to see this movie or planning to see the movie by reading the article, then check it out on Netflix right away!
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