Here is a collection of adorable Hayao Miyazaki tribute tattoos, sorted by movie, to inspire you …
If you are fan of Japanese animation, you must know the Ghibli studio. Created by world-renown director Hayao Miyazaki in 1985, it has amazed children and adults with its creativity, inspiring dreams and fan art. Lots of people loved its movies so much that they get their favourite heroes tattooed, girls but also boys sharing the same warm memories of childhood and cinema. If you don’t know the movies yet, it is a must see.
This lady is sporting a nice Ghibli tribute tattoo with various character : No-Name from Spirited Away and the Kodamas from Princess Mononoke (model, photographer and tattoo artist unknown, please send us information).
Model Mayhem’s Neko Marie got some Ghibli ink too : the Catbus from My neighbor Totoro, Kiki from Kiki’s delivery service, the Kodamas again and the soot sprites from Spirited Away (photo Inked Australia).
Great colorful sleeve with Chihiro and Haku from Spirited Away, Ponyo and Sosuke from Ponyo, Kiki, the Catbus and Totoro and always the cute Kodamas.
Impressive sleeve inspired by a design of Hybrid Dreamer HD with Haku the dragon from Spirited Away, Totoro, Howl’s moving castle, No-Name, the waves from Ponyo and lots of amazing details. Unfortunately, I can’t decipher the name of the tattoo artist …
Totoro is having fun with Mei and Satsuko, and Haku, the soot sprites and Teto the fox-squirrel from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Second movie of Miyazaki which launched the creation of Ghibli studio, it tells the story of a futuristic princess with ecological beliefs.
My neighbor Totoro (1988)
The most famous and iconic movie of Ghibli, the story of two little girls who meet a big spirit of the forest called Totoro, who became a largely popular symbol, loved by both kids and adults.
Can you find Totoro in this great picture ? Love this picture, but couldn’t find the author, please tell us.
This scene of the movie makes a nice back piece, and this bride is very proud to show it.
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
The story of a little witch, Kiki.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
The most violent movie from Ghibli, with a wolf princess fighting to save a magic forest. Also an ecological topic.
Spirited Away (2001)
The strangest movie of Hayao Miyazaki, with a little girl, Chihiro, enslaved in the world of spirits by a witch and who is going to meet lots of creatures including a dragon named Haku, a very popular tattoo design.
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
The story of the very strange castle of a doomed magician.
A magic red fish called Ponyo meets a little boy and her love creates a tsunami.