Explore Scenes From Studio Ghibli Anime Films In Virtual Reality

A designer recreated moments from 'Spirited Away,' 'My Neighbor Totoro,' and 'Howl's Moving Castle'

Screenshot of VR Ghibli scene
Boiler room scene from Spirited Away in VR.Screenshot via wearvr.com

If romping around inside the magical worlds created by Studio Ghibli is appealing, virtual reality is here to help. The folks over at Polygon noticed that designer Nick Pittom has released a Ghibli VR demo package for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR headsets. There are three scenes users can download for free, including Spirited Away's boiler room, My Neighbor Totoro's bus stop scene, and Howls Moving Castle's meadow. You can read more analysis over on Road to VR.