Studio Ghibli’s Watercolor Greeting Cards – Studio Ghibli is renowned for its enchanting animated movies, but official artwork from the studio can be expensive. However, now there’s a wonderful way for fans to bring Ghibli’s magic into their lives without breaking the bank.
Presenting the “Greeting Card Watercolor Series” – a delightful collection of affordable greeting cards featuring captivating scenes from beloved Ghibli movies. Plus, some cards even come with handwritten notes from the studio’s legendary director, Hayao Miyazaki.
Exploring the Watercolor Collection
This lovely collection includes 13 beautiful cards, each showcasing stunning artwork inspired by Ghibli’s iconic films. On the back, you’ll find the studio’s logo, adding an authentic touch to these pieces of art.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
The series starts with a card paying tribute to this classic film.
Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)
This card features the movie’s main characters: Sheeta, Pazu, Dola, and a Robot Soldier.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
As one of the studio’s most beloved films, My Neighbor Totoro has six beautiful cards to choose from. Some even feature handwritten notes, like “Mada nemui nemui” (Still sleepy sleepy) and “Watashi wa dare da?” (Who am I?). One of these cards bears Hayao Miyazaki’s signature, confirming its authenticity.
Porco Rosso (1992)
This card showcases the famous Savoia S.21, a fictitious seaplane created by Miyazaki.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Two cards celebrate this epic film, featuring Ashitaka on his giant serow, Yakul, and a forest spirit scene.
Spirited Away (2001)
Finally, two cards depict scenes from Spirited Away, including the Aburaya bathhouse and main character Chihiro with two giant pigs. One card bears the handwritten note “otoosan to okaasan” (father and mother), a message well-known to fans of the movie.
These cards measure 24 by 15.8 centimeters (9.4 by 6.2 inches) when opened and come with envelopes, priced at 550 yen (US$3.69) each.
In conclusion, the Greeting Card Watercolor Series by Studio Ghibli is a delightful way for fans to bring the magic of Ghibli into their lives. These affordable greeting cards showcase beautiful scenes from beloved Ghibli films, and some even feature personal touches from director Hayao Miyazaki.
Whether you choose to send these cards to a friend or display them as art, they offer a special connection to the world of Ghibli that every fan will cherish. So, why wait? Get your hands on these enchanting cards and let the magic of Ghibli brighten your day.
Source, images: Donguri Kyowakoku