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Spirited Away Tickets

Step into a world of anime enchantment and theatrical wonder—experience Spirited Away on stage and be transported to a realm where courage and magic collide!

Why Watch Spirited Away

Attending the stage adaptation of Spirited Away is a must for anyone seeking an immersive journey into the enchanting realm of Hayao Miyazaki's cherished masterpiece. Under the direction of the renowned John Caird, this live production breathes new life into Chihiro's timeless tale, featuring the original Japanese cast, imaginative puppetry, captivating set and costume designs, and a live orchestra performing the unforgettable score by Joe Hisaishi. Whether you're a devoted fan of the film or a newcomer to Chihiro's captivating adventures, this theatrical rendition promises a unique fusion of artistry and storytelling. It not only pays homage to the magic of Studio Ghibli but also offers a cross-cultural encounter, enriching your appreciation of Japanese folklore. Join us for an unforgettable theatrical experience as we delve into the wondrous world of Spirited Away on stage in London's West End.

Studio Ghibli's adaptation takes to the stage in London >

The Story

The story opens with Chihiro and her parents on a routine journey, but a chance discovery of a mysterious tunnel leads them into a fantastical realm ruled by the enigmatic sorceress Yubaba. Chihiro's life takes a dramatic turn when her parents are transformed into pigs, and she's left alone in this mystical world. To save her family and return to her own reality, Chihiro must summon her inner strength, navigate magical challenges, and meet unforgettable characters along the way. Her transformation from a timid girl to a brave heroine is the heart of this captivating tale, making Spirited Away a timeless and enchanting adventure for all.

Spirited Away extends its West End run ahead of release >

Good for

Fans of Anime | Studio Ghibli Enthusiasts | Movie Adaptation Admirers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Play

Audience: Recommended for 7+

No. of Shows a Week: ~8

Opening Date: 30 April 2024

Closing Date: 20 July 2024

Theatre Name: London Coliseum

Theatre Capacity: 2,359

London Coliseum Seating Plan >

Theatre Facilities: In-house bar, Accessible toilets, Gift shop and Wheelchair accessible

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Creatives


Kanna Hashimoto

Mone Kamishiraishi


John Caird


Joe Hisaishi

Brad Haak


Shigehiro Ide


Jon Bausor - Set designer

Toby Olié - Puppet designer

Sachiko Nakahara - Costume designer

Jiro Katsushiba - Lighting designer

Koichi Yamamoto - Sound designer

Hiroaki Miyauchi - Hair and makeup designer

Satoshi Kuriyama - Projection designer

Additional Tips

  • Remember that most theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.
  • You will receive an email with your Spirited Away voucher. You may display your voucher on your mobile phone. Please carry a valid photo ID for identification.
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