Mimi wo sumaseba (1995)
When the Baron is narrating the history of his world one of the cat people is dressed like Nausicaa, this is a reference to one of Miyazaki's earlier films "Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind".
In one scene, a baby totoro is seen in the background.
When Shizuku is working on her book, you can see over her left shoulder a witch on a broomstick, this is a reference to one of Miyazaki's earlier films "Kiki's Delivery Service".
The film's English title: "Porco Rosso" is written on the face of the grandfather clock in the antique store
Both films feature a scene where the title character chases the same cat, Muta
Title on VHS label. The plot is an homage.
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