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4,482 Ratings

Kiki's Delivery Service

魔女の宅急便 Majo no takkyūbin

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Japan, 1989
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy


An enterprising teenage witch moves to a small port town, and in order to make a living, she opens up a delivery service, using her broomstick as transportation.

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Kiki's Delivery Service Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1990 | Winner: Best Japanese Film Director (Readers' Choice Award)

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1990 | Winner: Most Popular Film

Critics reviews

Its happy ending is predicated on the understanding that to be happy, one must persevere through bad times, sad times, and any doldrums in between. As always, its animation style is wholly ataractic, much like the Romantic and Impressionist painters beyond whose captivating canvases lay a whole complex world.
December 15, 2017
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