Information:Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Magical Girl, Slice of Life, Adventure, Magic, Romance
Tags: Contemporary Fantasy, Magic, Present, Based on a Novel, Europe, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Magic, Slice of Life
Release Date: 29.07.1989
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Licensors: Walt Disney Studios, GKids
Rating: G - All Ages
Type: Movie (1989)
Episodes: 1, ~1 hr. 45 min.
Majo no Takkyuubin
Witch's Express Delivery
Majo no Takkyubin
Kiki is an enterprising young girl who must follow tradition to become a full-fledged witch. Venturing out with only her chatty black cat, Jiji
flies off for the adventure of a lifetime. Landing in a far-off city, she sets up a high-flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.
is a young witch who has just turned thirteen, and as tradition dictates she must now leave the safety of her home for a year to undergo witch training. One clear night, Kiki
takes off with her cat Jiji
and her mother's broomstick to start her new life, and finds herself in a town near the ocean - but she's disappointed to find that people aren't nearly as friendly as she'd imagined they'd be. With nowhere to stay and no outstanding magical skills besides flying, Kiki
begins to wonder if she's come to the right place; but after returning a pacifier to a customer of a local shop, its owner, Osono
, offers her a place to stay. Kiki
soon decides that she'll start her own delivery service, and with the help of newfound friends she sets forth on a journey to discover who she is and how to make it on her own.