We’ve seen plenty of incredible ‘Simpsons‘ tributes in the couch gags from recent years and this clip in no exception. See the famous animated works of director Hayao Miyazaki (Studio Ghibli) paid tribute in the latest episode of ‘The Simpsons’!
Taken from “Married to the Blob,” the newest ‘Simpsons’ tribute sees Homer and a new friend recoiling from a night of Japanese dining, when suddenly all of Springfield comes to life as different works of the legendary animator, who recently announced his directorial retirement with the release of upcoming film ‘The Wind Rises.’
While those unfamiliar with the animation giant will only see a vividly-animated fever dream of Springfield, we caught references to the characters and creatures of ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Howl’s Moving Castle,’ ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service,’ ‘Spirited Away’ and, of course, ‘Princess Mononoke.’ Just about anyone’s favorite character can be found re-imagined as a famous Springfieldian (we won’t spoil who), from the cat-bus, Kiki, Haku and even No-Face.
Leave your comments below