Whether you’re a fan of sweeter guys with good hearts or you have a soft spot for characters with dark pasts, Ghibli has you covered. But are you having trouble convincing your friends why your pick is the best?
After polling your fellow Ghibli-loving netizens, Tokyo Otaku Mode is here to settle the debate once and for all with its list of the hottest Ghibli guys!
24. Spiller (The Secret World of Arrietty)
23. Tatsuo Kusakabe (My Neighbor Totoro)
22. Sosuke (Ponyo)
19. Toshio (Only Yesterday) (3-way tie!)
19. Sutemaru (The Tale of the Princess Kaguya) (3-way tie!)
19. Koichi (Ponyo) (3-way tie!)
18. Charles (Laputa: Castle in the Sky)
17. Jiro Horikoshi (The Wind Rises)
16. Tombo (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
15. Shun Kazama (From Up on Poppy Hill)
14. Seita (Grave of the Fireflies)
13. Kanta (My Neighbor Totoro)
12. Asbel (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind)
11. Michael (Howl's’ Moving Castle)
10. Prince Arren/Lebannen (Tales from Earthsea)
9. Colonel Muska (Laputa: Castle in the Sky)
8. Sugimura (Whisper of the Heart)
7. Sho (The Secret World of Arrietty)
6. Seiji Amasawa (Whisper of the Heart)
The Top 5!
5. Porco Rosso/Marco Pagot (Porco Rosso)
4. Pazu (Laputa: Castle in the Sky)
3. Haku (Spirited Away)
2. Ashitaka (Princess Mononoke)
1. Howl (Howl’s Moving Castle)
Well, it’s certainly hard to beat the charm and magic of Howl! Are you pleased with this ranking? If you'd like to change the result, vote over at Tokyo Otaku mode below!