Spirited Away was the movie that stopped Japan from hogging Hayao Miyazaki’s gorgeous animation just for themselves. You’ve probably seen it many times — but were you aware of these facts about it? Well, now you are.

Cultural Context

Spirited Away Dialogue was added so Americans would know what was going on. & The English-language version tried very hard to remain true to the original - but still, extra dialogue was added for context, like Chihiro exclaiming It's a bathhouse! when the Japanese can just read the writing on the building.

Source: Collider

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