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SPIRITED AWAY [Japanese language version]

SPIRITED AWAY <span>[Japanese language version]</span> artwork

SPIRITED AWAY [Japanese language version]

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 124m 42s

Release date 26/04/2014

BBFCInsight mild threat, scary scenes

Genre(s) Animation

Director(s) Hayao Miyazaki

Cast includes Rumi Hiragi (voice), Miyu Irino (voice), Mari Natsuki (voice), Takashi Naito (voice), Yasuko Sawaguchi (voice), Tatsuya Gatshuin (voice), Ryunosuke Kamiki (voice), Yumi Tamai (voice), Yo Oizumi (voice), Koba Hayashi (voice), Tsunehiko Kamijo (voice), Takehiko Ono (voice), Bunta Sugawara (voice)

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/04/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SPIRITED AWAY is an animated film in which a young girl encounters a spirit world where her parents are turned into pigs. The girl braves working at a bathhouse for the spirits in order to free herself and her parents.


Scenes of threat include a character encountering bouncing heads. A dragon is seen with bloodied cuts, leaving blood splatter on walls as it flies erratically. A large visitor to the bathhouse shoves workers into its mouth. A frog is lured by a masked spirit before being grabbed and eaten. A huge baby threatens to break a character's arm, but doesn't. A character shoots flames from her mouth.

Use of 'idiot', 'bums' and 'butt'.


Title Information
Japanese language version
Studio Canal
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Main language
Submitted run time
124m 42s
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