I’ve always been a fan of animation and the types of stories generally told via cartoons. I collected manga when I was at school, favouring kawaii creations like Chobits and Fruit Baskets. Whilst my mother collected horror manga and nasty Asian revenge films (you know the types!) and Neil Gaiman graphic novels. I dipped into anime via the Animatrix and Yoshitako Amano’s artwork for Vampire Hunter D, but it wasn’t until Spirited Away was first released in cinemas that I discovered Studio Ghibli. I’ll no doubt do these lists for the other films from this legendary Japanese animation studio, but I thought considering my back story this was a good place to start.
Here are my picks of some of my favourite Spirited Away fan art items that you can buy on Etsy. Remember, when you shop with an indie maker or creator, you’re helping dreams come true rather than funding a massive corporation that wouldn’t even notice if you stopped buying from them. Right now is probably the worst time to be a creative business it is hard to survive, so if you value art, music, fashion or anything else that requires artists or creator to function (so nearly everything) consider shopping with independent businesses or directly with local (or international) artisans instead next time you shop.
No Face Hair Band Fascinator by MyCuteBow £31.34, Watercolour Ramen Print by PenelopeLovesPrints £11.75, Polymer Clay No Face Earrings by RainbowOverflow £9.40, Soot Sprite Enamel Pin by NorthernSpells £10, No Face Gel Pens from IttyBittyFox from £1.90, Spirited Away Washi Tape from AnnaSuna £3.20, Cross Stitch Sampler by ThePopStitchCo £25, Hand Painted Paper Fan by SoloritrattidiSimona £22.83
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