Expect a real-life Howl's Moving Castle at the Studio Ghibli theme park in Japan
Two new concept art images of the upcoming theme park has been released and one of it shows a cool reproduction of the castle.
If you’re a fan of Studio Ghibli’s films, you’re in for a real treat. Two new concept art images for the upcoming theme park has just been shared.
One of the photos shows a reproduction of the eponymous structure from Howl’s Moving Castle while the other appears to be a replica of the village area as seen in Princess Mononoke. It’s been reported that the castle will be as high as a four-to-five-storey building.
The theme park – located at the Aichi Expo Memorial Park in Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture, in Japan – is slated to open towards the end of 2022.
According to Kotaku, the park will have five areas based on the studio’s films: Witch Valley, Princess Mononoke Village, Ghibli’s Giant Warehouse, Dondoko Forest and Springtime of Life Hill.
Ghibli Park will be opened 2022 in Aichi Prefecture. Howl's Castle and Irontown of Princess Mononoke will be reporduced !! pic.twitter.com/twPxz61CvR— otakujp (@otakucalendarjp) February 4, 2021
The theme park’s logo was revealed in 2019, created by the two living founders of Studio Ghibli: director Hayao Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki.