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TV Preview
Broadcast in Japan by NTV on June 29, 2001 (together with Only Yesterday), and on July 6, 2001 (together with Kiki's Delivery Service);
Length: approximately 58 seconds

Online versions of this Preview are available; please see the Related Media page.

Note:  The text that appears onscreen during the preview is shown in yellow type.
Please see the FAQ for more details about the staff and cast of the movie, and the Characters page for more information about the characters of the movie.

Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi
The Spiriting Away of Sen and Chihiro
("Spirited Away")

Jinbutsu shoukai hen
Characters introduction version

Ongaku - Jo HISAISHI

7-gatsu Touhou yougakei road show
(To be released in) July, at theaters of the Touhou Western chain

The Ogino family car travels down a dirt road.

Chihiro: "Father, are we going to be OK?"

Chihiro - Rumi HIIRAGI
Otou-san - Takashi NAITOU

Okaa-san - Yasuko SAWAGUCHI
(Voice actors)

Father: "Trust me.  This car is 4-wheel drive."

Mother: "Chihiro, sit down."

Father: "A tunnel!"

Tunnel no mukou wa fushigi no machi deshita
On the other side of the tunnel was a town of mystery.

A long-haired boy advances angrily across a bridge towards Chihiro.

Haku: "You shouldn't come here!  Go back, right now!"

Haku - Miyu IRINO
(Voice actor)

Chihiro: "What?"

Chihiro runs out of a pigsty.

Chihiro: "Ahh!!"

Chihiro speaks with a large-headed woman in an opulent office.

Chihiro: "Please let me work here!"

Yu-baaba - Mari NATSUKI
(Voice actress)

Yu-baaba: (screaming) "Shuuut uuup!!"

Chihiro helps the tiny Susuwatari (the same creatures as dustbunnies in My Neighbor Totoro) carry coal, while a many-limbed person with a large mustache tends to the boiler.

Kamajii: "If you're going to help, finish it to the end!"

Kamajii - Bunta SUGAWARA
(Voice actor)

A tall, long-haired girl works together with Chihiro, then offers some advice.

Rin: "Keep on your toes!  Ask me about things you don't understand, OK?"

Chihiro: "OK."

Rin - Yuumi TAMAI
(Voice actress)

Chihiro pours out some bath water.

Chichiyaku - Tsunehiko KAMIJO
Aniyaku - Takehiko ONO
Aogaeru - Tatsuya GASHUUIN
Bou - Ryuunosuke KAMIKI

(Voice actors)

While pouring the water, Chihiro sees a ghostly black-shrouded figure with a white mask standing outside in the rain.

Chihiro: "Umm... aren't you wet there?"

Chihiro  Genki de ne.  Mata aou ne.  Risa
Chihiro, take care.  Let's get together again, OK?  Risa
(writing on card)

Chihiro sits with Haku while reading the card.

Chihiro: "'Chihiro'... that's my name...?"

Haku: (nodding) "Yu-baaba controls everyone by taking away our names."

Some Susuwatari pop up around Chihiro's feet.

Tokubetsu shuttsuen - Susuwatari
Special appearance

The mysterious black-shrouded figure offers something to Chihiro.

Kamen no otoko - Kaonashi
The masked man (Faceless)

An enormous baby is crying; Chihiro waves from a doorway.

Narrator: (reading the title) "Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi"

Gensaku, Kyakuhon, Kantoku - Hayao MIYAZAKI
Original Story, Script, Director

Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi

Kamajii makes a "thumbs-up" gesture.

Kamajii: (in English) "Good luck!"

Translation by Mikiyo HATTORI and Tom WILKES (with assistance from Deborah GOLDSMITH and Ryoko TOYAMA); HTML design by Marc GREGORY.

©2001 NTV, Nibariki, Studio Ghibli, and/or other appropriate copyright holders.
Translated and summarized without permission for personal entertainment purposes only.  The quotations contained in this summary are not, by any means, accurate word for word translations, and the translators are solely responsible for any mistranslation or misunderstanding.

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