Studio Ghibli Shares New Look at Upcoming Ghibli Park

The theme park opens in Japan in November.

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Cat Bus stop in Ghibli Park

Cat Bus stop in Ghibli Park.

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Studio Ghibli tweeted a video Thursday that gives fans of the legendary Japanese animation studio a peek into its eagerly anticipated theme park, Ghibli Park

The video shows Ghibli's Grand Warehouse, Satsuki and Mei's house from My Neighbor Totoro, a glimpse of the Dondoko Forest and other locations Ghibli fans will recognize. 

Dondokodo Forest

Inside the Dondoko Forest.

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"There are no big attractions or rides in Ghibli Park," according to Ghibli Park's website. "Take a stroll, feel the wind, and discover the wonders."

The first phase of the park is scheduled to open on Nov. 1 in Aichi prefecture in central Japan, and includes the attractions Ghibli's Grand Warehouse, the Hill of Youth and the Dondoko Forest. Other phases of the park, featuring attractions like the Valley of Witches and Mononoke Village, will open in 2023.