The magic of Studio Ghibli can soon be visited: a theme park in the world of the creations of the famous Japanese animation studio will be born in the fall in central Japan, announced Thursday Ghibli and local officials. he opening of this long-awaited Ghibli Park, scheduled for November 1, was revealed on the Twitter account of the famous Japanese animation studio with a drawing of the cute creature giving its name to the famous cartoon My Neighbor Totoro, released in 1988 .The place, built at a total cost of 34 billion yen (264 million euros), will be located in the heart of a vast park in the department of Aichi, about 300 km west of Tokyo. Three of the five zones that will make up the park can be explored this year, including the house of the Totoro characters, in the heart of the landscapes of the Japanese countryside, a local official told AFP. “Visitors will be able to go to the interior of a Totoro statue behind the house,” he added, saying he could not at this stage give details of the rates. Two other areas, inspired by the films Princess Mononoke, Kiki’s Delivery Service and Howl’s Moving Castle, will be inaugurated next year. respect for nature, the aim being to integrate this leisure complex into the environment as well as possible. A way of offering the public an immersion in nature and the dreamlike universe of Hayao Miyazaki. cult films from the studio, including Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) or Spirited Away, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Film in 2002. Fans of these universes can already visit the Ghibli Museum in the capital Japanese, which is so successful that tickets often disappear within hours when they go on sale on the Internet.