Sophie, a young milliner, is turned into an elderly woman by a witch who enters her shop and curses her. She encounters a wizard named Howl and gets caught up in his resistance to fighting for the king.
- Year: 2004
- Country: Japan
- Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
- Studio: Studio Ghibli, dentsu Music And Entertainment, Mitsubishi, Nippon Television Network Corporation, TFC, Tokuma Shoten, d-rights
- Keyword: flying, witch, rain, castle, scarecrow, body exchange, hatter, bakery, steampunk, curse, demon, anime, based on young adult novel
- Director: Hayao Miyazaki
- Cast: Chieko Baisho, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Tatsuya Gashûin, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mitsunori Isaki