Cinematography in Animated Movies

Though movies are generally used as a source of entertainment, they are also visually attractive, and it is impossible to not notice the quality of the cinematography within them. So, today I will be ranking the animated movies with the best cinematography.



#1. The Secret World of Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ) – Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi


Cinematography in The Secret World of Arrietty
This picture captures one of my favorite scenes in this movie. The ambience of this scene captures the theme of this cinematic masterpiece.

The Secret World of Arrietty is gorgeous. Its eye catching scenery and detailed characters only contribute to its beauty.







#2. The Little Prince (Originally Le Petit Prince) – Directed by Mark Osborne


Cinematography in The Little Prince
The paper like cinematography in the story telling sections of this movie were enrapturing.

This movie is delightful in every way. The plot is beautiful, and the meaning behind the movie as a whole is very deep. In addition, the animation is vivid, capturing the overall theme of the story.






#3. Your lie in April (四月は君の嘘) – Directed by Kyohei Ishiguro


Cinematography in Your lie in April
The animation in this movie ties in so well with the plot.

Your lie in April is a show, but its appealing cinematography deserves a mention. Its characters are very well developed, and they evolve well throughout the story. Not only that, but the soundtrack is also very lovely. This is one of the very few shows which does not drag out any longer than it needs to, however, you end up wishing that it did.




#4. Coraline (Originally a book) – Produced by Henry Selick


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If you decide to watch the movie more than once, you will notice more and more about it.

This movie is timeless, stunning, and ingenious. Every scene has a hidden element that makes the movie extremely interesting. The film Coraline resembles a fever dream.







#5. Spirited Away (千と千尋の神隠し) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki


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One of my favorite scenes from the movie.

All of Hayao Miyazaki’s movies are perfect, and I stand by this. Spirited Away is no exception. The cinematography in this movie is surreal and beautifully detailed, and I wish that I had lived in such scenery that is created in these movies .