Howl's Moving Castle (2004) Poster


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Edited into 

Miyazaki Dreams of Flying (2017) (Video)
clips are shown


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The scarecrow, the Witch of the Waste.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
When Howl's arm changes to feathers, it refers to Ashitaka's curse on his arm.
Spirited Away (2001)
The special door used in Howl's Moving Castle to teleport to other places features a multi-colored wheel, featuring the same multi-colored configuration as the stained-glass windows in the abandoned train station at the beginning of Spirited Away.

Referenced in 

Peep Show: Mugging (2005) (TV Episode)
Title displayed on cinema marquee.
Dorks & Damsels (2007)
Mentioned in dialogue by employee.
Anime: Drawing a Revolution (2007) (TV Movie)
Images and clips shown during the Hayao Miyazaki segment
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.15 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Kurenai no buta (1992)/Porco Rosso
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Ponyo (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Angel Beats!: My Song (2010) (TV Episode)
When Otonashi trying to imagine what Angel's base looks like by showing a mosaic-censored image of the castle
Rango (2011)
Cited by Gore Verbinski as an influence
Shin Chan: The After-Breakfast Enema (2011) (TV Episode)
the kids watch a film called "Bowel's Moving Castle"
Nostalgia Critic: Ponyo (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic let's it slip that he doesn't like this movie.
Filmselskabet: Episode #4.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
The Danish DVD-edition is seen when Miyazaki is discussed
The Simpsons: Married to the Blob (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Miyazaki scene, the Kwik E Mart grows legs and Moe is the Scarecrow
AniMat's Reviews: The Wind Rises (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Hayao Miyazaki's films, and one of the mystical fantasy Studio Ghibli films.
Ben 10: Omniverse: An American Benwolf in London (2014) (TV Episode)
There is a business named Howl's Castle Moving in this episode.
Salem: Our Own Private America (2014) (TV Episode)
The spell used to send Mary Sibley into John Alden's Dream is a reference to the John Donne poem "Song: Go and catch a falling star". The same poem was also used as a spell in the book (and movie adaptation) Howl's Moving Castle(2004).
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
the Critic points out that the redubbed version replaced the original Japanese actors with white Americans
Carmilla: I Know What You Didn't Do Last Summer (2016) (TV Episode)
Laura calls the Silas library "Howl's Moving Library".
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Barney's Big Blockbuster (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a film made by Studio Ghibli.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #34.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Animenia: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
JesuOtaku Anime Reviews: Howl's Moving Castle (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Maltin on Movies: The Hangover Part III (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Aircraft (2014) (TV Episode)
Howl's Castle is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies from Japan (2015) (TV Episode)
Howl's Moving Castle gets an honorable mention.
The Paul Behragam Talk Show: Plans for Balto 4 & 5 Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Multiple clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Films Involving Witchcraft (2015) (TV Episode)
Howl's Moving Castle gets an honorable mention.
Lost in Adaptation: The Witches (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Steam Punk Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Howl's Moving Castle is #2.
Tamara's Never Seen: Howl's Moving Castle (2018) (TV Episode)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now

Spoofed in 

Flashback (2011)
Movie cover seen for a movie called Howell's Wandering Bladder.
CollegeHumor Originals: If Miyazaki Films Were Like Other Anime (2014) (TV Episode)
The castle gets a Gundam W treatment.

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