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Welcome to the Ghibliotheque, the podcast that leafs through the library of films from the world’s greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli.


Michael Leader (Little White Lies, Sight & Sound), an avowed Ghibli fanatic, is sitting down with Jake Cunningham (The Independent, BFI), who has never seen any of the Studio’s work before. Together they'll be looking at the history behind Ghibli's films (including Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Princess Mononoke), getting a critical perspective from Jake as a first-time viewer and forcing Michael to rank some of his favourite ever films.


Released on Fridays through November and December, subscribe now to get Ghibliotheque delivered straight to your feed.


Follow Michael and Jake on Twitter:
@MichaelJLeader – Michael
@jakehcunningham – Jake

Ghibliotheque - A Podcast About Studio Ghibli Michael Leader, Jake Cunningham & Harold McShiel

    • TV & Film
    • 4.4, 315 Ratings

Welcome to the Ghibliotheque, the podcast that leafs through the library of films from the world’s greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli.


Michael Leader (Little White Lies, Sight & Sound), an avowed Ghibli fanatic, is sitting down with Jake Cunningham (The Independent, BFI), who has never seen any of the Studio’s work before. Together they'll be looking at the history behind Ghibli's films (including Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Princess Mononoke), getting a critical perspective from Jake as a first-time viewer and forcing Michael to rank some of his favourite ever films.


Released on Fridays through November and December, subscribe now to get Ghibliotheque delivered straight to your feed.


Follow Michael and Jake on Twitter:
@MichaelJLeader – Michael
@jakehcunningham – Jake

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
315 Ratings

315 Ratings

Drunk Man No Memory ,

Ghibli fan

I've known about the studio for decades. Seeing the Red Turtle spurred me to seek out the films again. I'm alone in my interest amongst my acquaintances, so I enjoy listening to the review after I tick off another milestone on the list.

McBruce86 ,

Too short!

Amazing, insightful analysis in this fascinating glimpse into all things Ghibli but guys, why on EARTH do you try and cram it all into 30 minutes? You do these films a great disservice by trying to reduce their vast depths into such a short discussion!

Yeet meister 96 ,

The BEST

Love this show, the guys really know what they’re on about. Perfect for a chill, deffo recommend! 🤠

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