Top 7 Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Kiki's Delivery Service facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Kiki's Delivery Service film message.

The bakery's door has a little baker's hat on it.
The bakery's door has a little baker's hat on it.
Kiki's delivery service (1989). As Kiki flys away from her hometown. Ringing bells can be heard from the trees she passes. The ringing could be to prevent witches such as Kiki from flying into trees at night.
Kiki's delivery service (1989). As Kiki flys away from her hometown. Ringing bells can be heard from the trees she passes. The ringing could be to prevent witches such as Kiki from flying into trees at night.

Kiki's Delivery Service Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The bus Kiki nearly collides with in Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) has STUDIO GHIBLI written on the side.
    The bus Kiki nearly collides with in Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) has STUDIO GHIBLI written on the side.
  • Is set in a world were WW1 and WW2 never occurred. This fact only plays a minor role in the film. For example, the Handley-Page HP42 planes that appear in the opening scene were all destroyed in WW2.

Kiki's Delivery Service Hidden Details

1 - You can see her riding the broom she used to save Tombo in the credits- meaning she never gave it back to the cleaner.
You can see her riding the broom she used to save Tombo in the credits- meaning she never gave it back to the cleaner.
1 - Kiki decides to "leave on the perfect night" because the radio forecasts clear skies but in the middle of her flight it starts to rain
Kiki decides to "leave on the perfect night" because the radio forecasts clear skies but in the middle of her flight it starts to rain
Kiki's Delivery Service poster
Kiki's Delivery Service poster

Kiki's Delivery Service Plot

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Kiki's Delivery Service. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Director Hayao Miyazaki
Stars Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda
IMDB score 7.8