Decided to build the second Totoro papercraft I bought while in Japan this time, the Kusakabe sisters and the Cat Bus. I actually wanted to buy two other Totoro ones – one with the famous bus stop scene when Satsuki first meets Totoro and also the one when the family was moving into their new home.
Unfortunately space is limited so I had to be selective ^^;
Almost built all the Ghibli Sankei papercraft models I bought from my first trip to Japan now. Last time I built the inside of the bakery from Kiki’s Delivery Service. This time it was going to be the outside.
Don’t know this was a good or bad thing but, saw limited edition steelbook copies of Spirited Away and Laputa on my Twitter timeline and thought I’d splurge out to get them both. Always wanted to own some of my favourite Ghibli movies on blu-ray.
I think the designer did a good job of the front covers on these Zavvi exclusives because they have a small illusion of popout 3D art but also capture the key parts of the movies.
Been a while since I last built a Ghibli Minituart papercraft. This time, I’ll be tackling a one star Laputa one model number 19 so it should be quicker. Then again, the first Totoro one was a one star but it still took many hours to put together so wasn’t expecting this to be any easier although it did look simpler.
There are quite a few other harder Laputa models such as the actual castle in the sky but it only looked good in the cover photo. The actual model wasn’t very good when I saw the models in Loft.
For our Ghibli Miniatuart papercraft this time we’ll be doing No. 11, a Spirited Away one which also happens to be a two star one again like the Kiki’s Delivery Service I put together the last time.
Spirited Away just happens to be one of my top Ghibili movies thanks to how exotic the art is and I’m sure most would agree it was quite moving how Chihiro persevered to save her own parents.