Kūsō no Sora Tobu Kikaitachi

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Imaginary Flying Machines
Imaginary flying machines.jpg
Directed byHayao Miyazaki
Produced byToshio Suzuki
Written byHayao Miyazaki
StarringHayao Miyazaki
Music byJoe Hisaishi
Release date
Running time
6 minutes

Kūsō no Sora Tobu Kikaitachi (空想の空飛ぶ機械達, Imaginary Flying Machines) is a 2002 Japanese animated short film produced by Studio Ghibli for their near exclusive use in the Ghibli Museum. It features director Hayao Miyazaki as the narrator, in the form of a humanoid pig, reminiscent of Porco from Porco Rosso, telling the story of flight and the many machines imagined to achieve it.[1]

The film could also be seen on the in-flight entertainment system used by Japan Airlines.[2]


  1. ^ GhibliWorld.com Studio Ghibli Short Animation Feature Special Archived 2010-05-08 at the Wayback Machine, December 31, 2005
  2. ^ "「空を飛ぶ。」プロジェクト". Japan Airlines. Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2009-07-03.

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