Release Info - Spirited Away (2001)
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Spirited Away (2001)

Genres: Animation, Adventure, Family

Taglines: (The tunnel led Chihiro to a mysterious town...)

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Writers: Hayao Miyazaki

Stars: Rumi Hiiragi, Takashi Naitô, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Miyu Irino, ...

Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside, much to Chihiro's dismay. On the way to their new home, Chihiro's father makes a wrong turn and drives down a lonely one-lane road which dead-ends in front of a tunnel. Her parents decide to stop the car and explore the area. They go through the tunnel and find an abandoned amusement park on the other side, with its own little town. When her parents see a restaurant with great-smelling food but no staff, they decide to eat and pay later. However, Chihiro refuses to eat and decides to explore the theme park a bit more. She meets a boy named Haku who tells her that Chihiro and her parents are in danger, and they must leave immediately. She runs to the restaurant and finds that her parents have turned into pigs. In addition, the theme park turns out to be a town inhabited by demons, spirits, and evil gods. At the center of the town is a bathhouse where these creatures go to relax. The owner of the bathhouse ...

Release Dates:

Japan 20 Jul 2001
Hong Kong 13 Dec 2001
Singapore 20 Dec 2001
Taiwan 28 Dec 2001
Germany 09 Feb 2002 (Berlin International Film Festival)
France 10 Apr 2002
USA 20 Apr 2002 (San Francisco International Film Festival)
South Korea 28 Jun 2002
Russia 29 Jun 2002 (Moscow Film Festival)
USA 31 Aug 2002 (Telluride Film Festival)
Canada 07 Sep 2002 (Toronto International Film Festival)
USA 20 Sep 2002 (limited)
Finland 21 Sep 2002 (Helsinki International Film Festival)
Belgium 25 Sep 2002
Brazil 30 Sep 2002 (Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival)
Hungary 09 Oct 2002 (Titanic International Filmpresence Festival)
Spain 11 Oct 2002 (Sitges Film Festival)
Spain 25 Oct 2002
Canada 06 Nov 2002 (Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema)
Malaysia 07 Nov 2002
Greece 10 Nov 2002 (Thessaloniki International Film Festival)
Finland 29 Nov 2002
Cuba 03 Dec 2002 (Festival of the New Latin American Cinema)
Australia 12 Dec 2002
Czech Republic 24 Jan 2003 (Febio Film Festival)
Norway 24 Jan 2003
Slovenia 13 Feb 2003
Portugal 28 Feb 2003
Guyana 06 Mar 2003
Hungary 06 Mar 2003
Estonia 07 Mar 2003
Switzerland 27 Mar 2003 (German speaking region)
USA 28 Mar 2003
Czech Republic 03 Apr 2003
Poland 04 Apr 2003
Switzerland 10 Apr 2003 (French speaking region)
Netherlands 10 Apr 2003 (Fantastic Film Festival)
Germany 13 Apr 2003 (Nippon Connection Film Festival)
Italy 18 Apr 2003
Netherlands 24 Apr 2003
Lithuania 25 Apr 2003
Norway 29 Apr 2003 (Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival)
Belgium 30 Apr 2003 (Flemish speaking region)
Germany 19 Jun 2003
Austria 20 Jun 2003
Israel 26 Jun 2003
UK 11 Jul 2003 (Cambridge Film Festival)
Argentina 17 Jul 2003
Brazil 18 Jul 2003
Chile 20 Jul 2003
Venezuela 06 Aug 2003
Peru 13 Aug 2003
Greece 05 Sep 2003
UK 12 Sep 2003
Ireland 12 Sep 2003
Mexico 12 Sep 2003
Sweden 19 Sep 2003
South Korea 21 Sep 2003 (Megabox Japan Film Festival)
Slovakia 25 Sep 2003
Denmark 29 Sep 2003 (Buster Children's Film Festival)
Croatia 30 Sep 2003
Denmark 10 Oct 2003
Colombia 07 Nov 2003
Iceland 22 Dec 2003 (video premiere)
Panama 09 Jan 2004
Ecuador 11 Jan 2004
Bahrain 14 Jan 2004
Turkey 18 Jun 2004
Kuwait 02 Feb 2005
Switzerland (Locarno Film Festival)
USA 13 Oct 2012 (Hawaii Film Festival)
USA 16 Nov 2012 (IFC Center) (re-release)
Turkey 09 Mar 2013 (Istanbul Japon Filmleri Festivali)
Italy 25 Jun 2014 (re-release)
USA 08 Nov 2014 (Three Rivers Film Festival)
South Korea 05 Feb 2015 (digitally re-mastered version)
Norway 08 May 2015 (re-release)
Chile 23 Jul 2015 (Festival: Cine Studio Ghibli Biblioteca Viva Sur)
Russia 31 Dec 2002
Argentina 02 Dec 2016 (AniFest Argentina)

Also Known As:

(original title) Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Sen and the Mysterious Disappearance of Chihiro
(informal literal English title) The Spiriting Away of Sen and Chihiro
Argentina El viaje de Chihiro
Austria Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland
Australia Spirited Away
Belgium (French title) Le voyage de Chihiro
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Отнесени от духовете
Brazil A Viagem de Chihiro
Switzerland (German title) Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland
Switzerland (French title) Le voyage de Chihiro
Chile El viaje de Chihiro
Colombia El viaje de Chihiro
Czech Republic Cesta do fantazie
Germany Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland
Denmark Chihiro og heksene
Ecuador El viaje de Chihiro
Estonia Vaimudest viidud
Spain (Basque title) Chihiroren bidaia
Spain El viaje de Chihiro
Spain (Catalan title) El viatge de Chihiro
Finland Henkien kätkemä
France Le voyage de Chihiro
UK Spirited Away
Greece (festival title) Diakopes sti hora ton thavmaton
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) Taxidi sti hora ton thavmaton
Greece Ταξίδι στη Χώρα των Θαυμάτων
Croatia Avanture male Chihiro
Hungary Chihiro szellemországban
Israel (English title) The Wonderful Journey
Iran (festival title) Shahre Ashbah
Italy La città incantata
Japan (informal short title) Sen
Lithuania Stebuklingi Sihiros nuotykiai dvasiu pasaulyje
Mexico El viaje de Chihiro
Netherlands De reis van Chihiro
Norway Chihiro og heksene
Peru El viaje de Chihiro
Poland Spirited Away: W Krainie Bogów
Portugal A Viagem de Chihiro
Romania Calatoria lui Chihiro
Serbia Na krilima duha
Serbia (DVD title) Zacarani grad
Russia Унесённые призраками
Sweden Spirited Away
Slovenia Cudezno potovanje
Slovakia Cesta do fantázie
Turkey (Turkish title) Ruhlarin Kaçisi
USA (poster title) Miyazaki's Spirited Away
USA Spirited Away
Venezuela El viaje de Chihiro
World-wide (Spanish title) El viaje de Chihiro
World-wide (English title) Spirited Away
Azerbaijan Ruhlarin Qaçisi
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Отнесена от духовете
South Korea (alternative title) Sen-gwa Chihiro-ui Haeng-Bang-Bulmyeong
Serbia Začarani grad
Ukraine Вiднесенi привидами
Iran (festival title) (Persian title) Shahre Ashbah