Kūsō no Sora Tobu Kikaitachi

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Imaginary Flying Machines
Imaginary flying machines.jpg
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Produced by Toshio Suzuki
Written by Hayao Miyazaki
Starring Hayao Miyazaki
Music by Joe Hisaishi
Release date
Running time
6 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

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. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 

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