Is Ghibli studio planning to renew Spirited Away for season 2, the best anime of all time? Will Chihiro and Haku meet again? Well, here are all the updates so far.
An oscar-winning masterpiece ‘Spirited Away'( Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi in Japanese) is a fantasy anime movie released in 2001. Written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, it is one of the best creations of Studio Ghibli with a watch time of 125 minutes. The story follows the adventures of 10 years old girl Chihiro in the spirit world. She and her parent got trapped there and later saved by her.
It is a budget film that generated gross revenue of $305 million. It is the most successful Japanese animated movie till surpassed by Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train in 2020.
The movie has won numerous awards like Golden Bear at the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival, Academy Award for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Academy Awards. BBC voted it to 4th-best film of the 21st century. The New York Times gave it the title of “Best Film of the 21st Century So Far” in 2017.
The fans immensely love the movie. to date. Two decades have passed since its arrival, but fans are still waiting for the second i1nstallment. Well, below are all the updates regarding the sequel.
The Release Date of Spirited Away Season 2. Who Will Be In It?
There are rumors all over the internet that the sequel of the movie is about to come. Nevertheless, Studio Ghibli studio has not shown the green light to the sequel so far. Though the film wraps up completely, fans still expect the sequel as the movie was a blockbuster.
Going by the history of Studio Ghibli, they are known for their masterpieces. They have not created sequels, no matter how much the movie has performed. So, It is least likely that the second installment will come.
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The Cast of Spirited Away Season 2. Who Will Be In It?
Well, the creators have not releveled the cast for the sequel so far. However, we will meet protagonists’ for sure that includes-
- Chihiro voiced by Rumi Hiiragi (Japanese) and Daveigh Chase (English)
- Haku voiced by Miyu Irino (Japanese) and Jason Marsden (English)
We may likely see the new characters in the sequel.
The Plot Spirited Away Season 2. What to Expect from It?
The story revolves around two protagonists -a ten years old girl Chihiro, and a boy Haku who was a river spirit.
In season 1, we saw Chihiro landed in the world of spirit with her parents. Haku warned her and asked her to return as soon as possible. But before she realized anything, she and her parent got trapped in the spirit world. Her parents had converted into pigs. To liberate her parents, she took a job under a witch Yubaba, who ran a bathhouse. She renamed Chihiro as Sen.
She helped Haku to free him from his curse, and he helped her to find her parents. Later they fall in love with each other.
Ultimately, Haku and Sen able to transformed their parents from pigs to humans again. Subsequently, Sen and her parents left the spirit world and went back to their world.
In the finale episode, we saw Haku told Sen to meet in the future. We are hoping to see the romance of Haku and Sen with more magical adventures in the second installment if ever made.
Is There Any Trailer Available for Spirited Away Season 2?
The showrunners have not renewed the series yet. Therefore, you cant expect a trailer as of now. However, you will find some fake trailers present on youtube. Do not get deceived by them. We will update here once the trailer arrives.
What Is the IMDB Rating of Spirited Away?
The animated away is one of the best-animated movies so far and has a huge fan following. It scored a rating of 8.6 out of 10
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can we watch the Spirited Away movie?
You can watch the series on Netflix and Amazon prime video. It is also streaming on Disney to watch.
What is the real meaning of Spirited Away?
Kamikakushi is a Japanese term for spirited away. It is composed of two words ‘kami’ means spirit or god and ‘kakushi’ means hidden. So possibly we can say the title as “Sen and the Mysterious Disappearance of Chihiro.”
It is a critically acclaimed series having a love of 177 critics around the globe. No words are sufficient for praising the series. The anime has everything in it that makes a movie the best. It has breathtaking visual effects and a killer soundtrack. The characters are groundbreaking, and the storyline is fabulous. Your eyes will be glued to the screen while watching it. It is the best-animated fantasy movie I have ever come across. If you have not watched it yet, make it your priority on your watchlist.
Do share your views about the movie in the comment section. Also, let me know whether you are also waiting for the sequel.