spirited away

Well, you don’t see stuff like this everyday—a ceramic Japanese-style teacup adorned with images from Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away. it’s actually quite lovely. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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Before my first cup of coffee (ok more like my first three) I am just a super grump. But these kawaii Totoro and Spirited Away mugs could change my life forever.

Etsy shop Taii Kawaii recreates some of my favorite Studio Ghibli characters from polymer clay and gives them a permanent home on ceramic mugs. Totoro holds 11 oz. of liquid while the Spirited Away mug holds 17 oz.

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no face yakisoba

Food lovers know Halloween is a time to break out your best gross/scary/icky/macabre food creations. Forget peeled grapes as “eyeballs”, we’re talking about people who can take everyday ingredients and turn them into disgustingly delicious masterpieces.

Food blogger Yuki combined her love for Miyazaki’s Spirited Away and making “disgusting” look good with this Kaonashi (No-Face) Yakisoba. I especially love the placing of the noodles in the mouth so it looks like he’s nomming away.

Check out the entire recipe on Yukitchen.

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Soot sprites are cute little creatures that appear in a couple of Studio Ghibli films; you can spot them in Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. Food Fiction came up with a way to translate the sprites to cookie pops, and they couldn’t be more perfect. It requires chocolate sandwich cookies, candy melts, Tootsie Rolls, and a handful of other supplies. The process looks a touch time consuming but just look at the results! I want to turn everything into cookie pops now.

See more pics of the adorable treats after the break.

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chop

These chopsticks feature some of the most popular characters from Studio Ghibli and you can preorder now for delivery in October. There’s No Face from Spirited Away, Jiji from Kiki’s Delivery Service, and a red and blue Totoro. They’re sold individually but good luck trying to pick just one.

Product Page ($12.99)

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If you stop by an Italian restaurant called Belcorno in Japan, you might be treated to some seriously impressive latte art. Ito Yuichi has mad skills when it comes to the beverage artistry; he’s sculpted lumps of foam into Catbus (my favorite), Totoro, Charlie Brown and Snoopy, cute creatures, and so many more. Each of the puffs are colored and look too adorable to ruin. If I received a beverage with 3D latte art like this, I wouldn’t be able to drink it.

Check out more of the fluffy art after the break.

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