Miyazaki fans rejoice!

Japan’s Studio Ghibli Theme Park is set to open in Summer 2020.

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Are you one of the many fans who wept over a Studio Ghibli anime? Here’s a news that might leave you crying…for joy!

Studio Ghibli is teaming up with the government of Nagoya’s Aichi Prefecture to build a park based on “My Neighbor Totoro,” the 1988 classic anime by Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki. It is set to open in summer, 2020. *Squeals*

In just 3 years, you could be trotting along the streets with Totoro or getting wolf language lessons from San! While 2020 might seem far away, here are 5 Klook activities that can let you step a little bit closer to your favorite Ghibli films.

1. Hokkaido Tea Ceremony

Brush up on your tea ceremony skills before you end up lost in the world of Spirited Away or face the wrath of Yubaba!

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Book the Hokkaido Tea Ceremony 

2. Sandankyo Valley Walking Tour

You might catch a glimpse of the Cat Bus and even get a ride with Totoro as you embark on a guided walk through the forest!

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Book the Sandankyo Valley Walking Tour

 

 3. Osaka Amazing Pass

With the Osaka Amazing Pass, you can gain entry to 30 iconic Osaka spots! Enjoy marvelous views of the Osaka Castle without having to worry that it might “run” (literally) like Howl’s Moving Castle.

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Book the Osaka Amazing Pass

4. Survival Game Tokyo

Think you’re a badass? Unleash the inner Ashitaka or San in you in a survival game battle against your friends in Tokyo!

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Book the Survival Game Tokyo 

5. Kimono Experience

Dress up in a lovely Kimono or Yukata like your favorite characters in The Tale of Princess Kaguya and experience Tokyo truly like a local!

*Spins around like a Japanese Princess*

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Book the Kimono Experience