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  • Published: San Francisco, CA: VIZ Media, [2005]-
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: 167 p. : col. ill.; 19 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Graphic Novel

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  • 1421500914


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Howl's moving castle. 1

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Call number: Youth Graphic Novel / Howl's

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Pittsfield Youth

Additional Details

"Studio Ghibli library"--T.p.

First published in Japan by Tokuma Shoten Co., Ltd.

Adapted from the motion picture Hauru no ugoku shiro = Howl's moving castle.

"This book should be read in its original Japanese right-to-left format"--Colophon.

When a witch's curse turns young Sophie into an old woman, she runs away from home. Soon she finds work as a cleaning woman in a moving castle belonging to the mysterious wizard Howl. A fire demon named Calcifer offers to remove Sophie's curse if she will help to free him from his magical contract with Howl.

Contents: Howl's moving castle.

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I liked the plot, but I'm not sure about the ending. Sophie ends up turning young again but has permanently silver hair. Howl and Sophie live together on howls moving castle.


Amazing story for all manga lovers.

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