From Up on Poppy Hill (FAQ)
Are there any in-jokes in "From Up on Poppy Hill"?
- A "Ghibli" placard mounted below the bridge of the ship now captained by one of the three men in the photograph of Umi's father.
- Seen through the fog from Shun's dad's tugboat, one of the big ships in the harbor is operated by "Koganei Lines". East Koganei is the town where Studio Ghibli is located.