Tales from Earthsea
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Download free Studio Ghibli wallpapers for your video chats and meetings

Jazz up your video calls with these beautiful backdrops from your favourite Ghibli anime

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Kaila Imada
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As video calls and conferencing become the new norm during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, a number of movie studios and animation houses have been offering fun background images to add to your video chats. It's the perfect solution for hiding your messy room, or just brightening up your work meetings.

Studio Ghibli has also jumped on board, offering more than 20 images from its most celebrated films to download for free from the official website.

My Neighbor Totoro background image
'My Neighbor Totoro'Photo: Studio Ghibli
Whisper of the Heart background
'Whisper of the Heart'Photo: Studio Ghibli
Howl's Moving Castle
'Howl's Moving Castle'Photo: Studio Ghibli
The Tale of Princess Kaguya
'The Tale of Princess Kaguya'Photo: Studio Ghibli

Fans can now add iconic background scenery to their video chats, such as Sophie's hat atelier from 'Howl's Moving Castle', an empty street from 'Spirited Away', cherry blossoms from 'The Tale of Princess Kaguya', an outdoor scene from 'My Neighbor Totoro', and more.

Ocean Waves
'Ocean Waves'Photo: Studio Ghibli
My Neighbour the Yamadas
'My Neighbour the Yamadas'Photo: Studio Ghibli

On May 18, Studio Ghibli released their final set of free backgrounds featuring some of the studio's lesser known films. These gorgeous images are taken from 'Ocean Waves', 'My Neighbours the Yamadas', 'The Wind Rises', 'Only Yesterday' and more. Check all the available images here.

To download the backgrounds for free, visit Studio Ghibli's official website. From there, you can simply add the image into Zoom or whichever video chat application you prefer. 

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