The tantalising secret behind Studio Ghibli's iconic food animation

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(Image credit: Studio Ghibli)

Every Studio Ghibli animation offers a delicious insight into Japanese cuisine, with mouth-watering animation showing off incredible combinations of food. And Studio Ghibli's Twitter account has just revealed the secret behind the most realistic 2D animated food on the block. Animators can learn from this one. 

Apparently, Studio Ghibli's food animation looks so good because it is all inspired by meals studio founder Hayao Miyazaki has enjoyed. it just shows that combining your real life experience with talent (and these top animation tools, of course) is the key to creating truly stunning art – also see our piece on food art.

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.