Many of you may have heard of the Japanese animation studio “Studio Ghibli”. It is most famously known for titles such as “My Neighbor Totoro” , “Spirited Away”, “Kiki’s Delivery Service” and “Ponyo”. They have many other famous titles and also less known , but with a cult following, titles.
They’ve opened up several stores in Seoul recently. Last year I went the one in Yongsan-gu and this year I’ve gone to the one in Hongdae. Walking into one of these stores is like walking into a Studio Ghibli movie and it’s hard not to gush with a life size Catbus and a life size sleeping Totoro in the same room as you!
Here’s a look at two weeks of living and going to school in Seoul! :