Top Ten Reasons Why Studio Ghibli Films Are Better Than Disney Films


The Top Ten

1 Studio Ghibli Films Have Deeper Morals

Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke are both better than every Disney film.

Sorry but The Lion King, Toy Story, and more are superior to those films - PeeledBanana

You do realize Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke aren't the only Studio Ghibli films, don't you?

Do Disney movies even have morals?

Very true, Disney has the same plot in almost every story.

Something bad happens in the main characters childhood
There's a bad guy
The bad guy almost defeats the good guy until friendship and teamwork save the day
Happily Ever After - Silverfroststorm

2 Respect for Women

Cinderella is helpless without her helper mice, a fairy godmother, and a charming prince. Princess Mononoke can snipe a demonic giant boar with her bow. No contest.

YES. The protagonists are mainly girls about the age of eight to twelve. It has given me courage and pride as a girl. - Silverfroststorm

3 It Doesn't Cliche As Much As Disney Films

Agreed. Especially since The Lion King is nothing but stupid, false animal stereotypes.

True. In Disney films, we can basically guess what happens by half way through the movie leaving not a lot of suprising elements that makes us enjoy movies. Plus, lots of stereotypes.

4 Better Animation
5 Originality

It's stories are so much better than Disney's. Even the princess stories (like Princess Mononoke and The Tale of Princess Kaguya) aren't as cheesy and predictable! - Silverfroststorm

I agree with you.

6 Better Music

I think Princess Mononoke's soundtrack is amazing. I love many soundtracks of Disney films as well though.

All of Studio Ghiblis music is emotional and beautiful, but I especially love the ones from Spirited Away and Kikis Delivery Service. Very beautiful and powerful music. - Silverfroststorm

7 Better Plots
8 Unique Characters
9 Cooler Art Style
10 No Sequels

The problem with disney is when something becomes popular they milk it to death, hence all the sequels that we don't need and didn't want. Now we are getting Wreck It Ralph 2 and Frozen 2 which are best left as they are.

Sometimes it's best for you to just wonder about things, like in the Tale of Princess Kaguya it left me staying up till 1am just thinking about what happened after. - Silverfroststorm

Lol- Beauty and the Beast Belle's magical world so bad it is so bad.

Belle's Magical World is one of the worst animated films of all time. - PeeledBanana

Sequels should not exist

The Newcomers

? No Direct-to-Video Films


? Totoro is a better mascot than Mickey Mouse

The Contenders

11 Much more easily interesting to look at than ugly looking 3D CGI animations

I know, right?!

12 Darker Plots

This is the key why I love his films.

13 Underrated

None of the Studio Ghibli films are bad movies at all, are they?

None of the Studio Ghibli films are really bad at all, are they?

Not a bad movie

14 More Independent Heroines

Another reason why Studio Ghibli films are always far much superior to 3D GCI Disney movies in every way.

Another reason why Studio Ghibli films are always far much super to 3D GCI Disney movies in every way.

15 More Classical

No Pixar's not easily at all much interesting to look at anyway.

Pixar's not even easily classical enough at all anyway, is it?

16 They Do Not Have Pop Culture References or Toilet Humor
17 The Way They Show Magic Is Better

Just observed the way how ponyo's sisters turn into fish. - SamuiNeko

Yeah! Disney just puts a trail of sparkles behind things that are magical. That's it. - Silverfroststorm

18 More Entertaining


19 More Interesting

More easily interesting to look at than ugly looking 3D CGI animations.

20 Better Couples
21 Better Characters

Especially than the likes of that pain in the butt, Anna (Frozen)! Take that, Anna from Frozen.

22 No Forced Romance

Studio Ghibli's also better than regular anime, less graphic and creepy, beautiful.

23 More Memorable


24 Disney Movies are Overrated
25 Disney has bad movies like Home on the Range, Chicken Little, etc.

Yeah. Even those direct-to-DVD sequels.

26 Disney always wins Oscars

Spirited Away won an Oscar.

27 Well Written
28 Likable Characters
29 Colorful
30 Made In Japan
31 Japanese Songs
32 More Likable
33 Less Lame
34 They Bring Back Memories
35 More Magical
36 They're More Exciting
37 Disney is for young kids

Not only just young kids but for anybody else too, right?

38 Characters Are More Realistic

So true, Disneys characters, especially the girls, always look perfect. Perfect hair, perfect skin, perfect body, perfect personality.

So fake. - Silverfroststorm

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1. Studio Ghibli Films Have Deeper Morals
2. It Doesn't Cliche As Much As Disney Films
3. Respect for Women
1. Better Animation
2. Originality
3. Respect for Women


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