Spirited Away Is About Xenophobia

It isn’t so hard to pick out.

Normally when I pick out my entertainment, I look for themes. Themes that interest me and strike a chord within me on a visceral level — and perhaps my least anticipated reaction after watching Spirited Away is to have a stronger connection with what was happening represented, instead of what took place materially within the world.

Let me preface this by saying I don’t think I understood much of the movie, or what was happening and whatever reasons made such events happen. I stopped watching anime…