The anime studio “Studio Ghibli” that has produced “My Neighbor Totoro”, etc., posted “I love Pixar” on Twitter, on April 14, 2021, as a message to the US’s anime studio “Pixar Animation Studio”.

The tweet was followed with a picture of the main protagonist of Ghibli’s latest film “Earwig and the Witch”, Earwig looking at the poster featuring Totoro with Sulley-like and Mike-like characters from Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”.

Ghibli and Pixar have a long relationship as a toy Totoro was featured in the movie “Toy Story 3” (2010).
Prior to the release of Ghibli’s first full 3DCG film “Earwig and the Witch”, they delivered a message filled with respect and affection to their alliance Pixar, who had produced various famous CG animation. Some of the comments from the fans are “The affinity between Pixar and Ghibli is the best” and “I happy on this mutual affection relationship”.

“Earwig and the Witch” will be released nationwide on April 29, 2021.