There may not be a more influential animation studio in history than Studio Ghibli, with apologies to Disney and Pixar. The Japanese company is known for storytelling through art, weaving beautiful imagery out of its imagination. The movies — largely from co-founder Hayao Miyazaki’s — mostly focus on the young, but the tales told feel as old as the cinema itself, thanks to the delicate way they’ve been crafted. HBO Max
hosts a majority of Studio Ghibli films, so those who want to journey through the company’s stylish history know where to go. Here are the best Studio Ghibli movies on HBO Max.