These are The Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
7. Princess Mononoke (1997) – $23.5 million

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Budget: $23.5 million

Box Office: $159.4 million

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Producer: Toshio Suzuki

Production by: Studio Ghibli

Music by: Joe Hisaishi

Hepburn: Mononoke-Hime

Release Date: 12 July 1997

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 134 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Billy Crudup (as Ashitaka)
  • Billy Bob Thornton (as Jigo)
  • Minnie Driver (as Lady Eboshi)
  • John DiMaggio (as Gonza)
  • Claire Danes (as San)
  • John DeMita (as Kohroku)
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (as Toki)
  • Gillian Anderson (as Moro)
  • Keith David (as Okkoto / Narrator)
  • Tara Strong (as Kaya / Tara Charendoff)

Awards: Win 13 Awards & Nominated for 6 times.






Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
6. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – $24 million

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Budget: $24 million

Box Office: $235 million

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Producer: Toshio Suzuki

Production by: Studio Ghibli

Music by: Joe Hisaishi

Hepburn: Hauru no Ugoku Shiro

Release Date: 20 November 2004

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 119 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Chieko Baisho (as Sophie old/young)
  • Takuya Kimura (as Howl (Hauru)
  • Akihiro Miwa (as Witch of the Waste (Arechi No Majo)
  • Tatsuya Gashūin (as Calcifer (Karushifā)
  • Ryūnosuke Kamiki (as Markl (Marukuru)
  • Haruko Kato (as Madame Suliman (Sariman)
  • Yayoi Kazuki (as Lettie)
  • Mayuno Yasokawa (as Honey)
  • Yō Ōizumi (as Prince Justin/Turnip Head (Kakashi No Kabu)
  • Rio Kanno (as Madge)
  • Akio Ōtsuka (as King of Ingary (Kokuō)
  • Daijirō Harada (as Hin)

Awards: Wins 14 awards & Nominated for 20 times including 1 Oscar award






The Wind Rises (2013)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
5. The Wind Rises (2013) – $30 million

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Budget: $30 million

Box Office: US$136.5 million

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Producer: Toshio Suzuki

Production by: Studio Ghibli

Release Date: 20 July 2013

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 126 minutes

Cast & Character Voices:

  • Hideaki Anno (as Jirô Horikoshi)
  • Hidetoshi Nishijima (as Honjô)
  • Miori Takimoto (as Naoko Satomi)
  • Masahiko Nishimura (as Kurokawa)
  • Mansai Nomura (as Giovanni Battista Caproni)
  • Jun Kunimura (as Hattori)
  • Mirai Shida (as Kayo Horikoshi)
  • Shinobu Ôtake (as Kurokawa’s Wife)
  • Morio Kazama (as Satomi)
  • Keiko Takeshita (as Jirô’s Mother)

Awards: Win 26 Awards & Nominated for 53 times including One time Oscar Nomination (2014)


 

Pokémon: The First Movie (1998)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
4. Pokémon: The First Movie (1998) – $30 million

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Budget: $30 million

Box Office: $163.6 million

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama

Producer: Choji Yoshikawa, Tomoyuki Igarashi & Takemoto Mori

Production by: OLM, Inc.

Music by: Shinji Miyazaki

Hepburn: Gekijōban Poketto Monsutā: Myūtsū no Gyakushū

Release Date: July 18, 1998 (Japan)

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 75 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Rica Matsumoto (as Ash Ketchum)
  • Ikue Ōtani (as Pikachu)
  • Mayumi Iizuka (as Misty)
  • Yūji Ueda (as Brock)
  • Unshō Ishizuka (as Narrator)
  • Satomi Kōrogi (as Togepi)
  • Megumi Hayashibara (as Jessie)
  • Shinichiro Miki (as James)
  • Inuko Inuyama (as Meowth)
  • Megumi Hayashibara (as Bulbasaur)
  • Shinichiro Miki (as Charizard)
  • Rikako Aikawa (as Squirtle)
  • Wataru Takagi (as Fergus)
  • Tōru Furuya (as Corey)
  • Aiko Satō (as Neesha)
  • Sachiko Kobayashi (as Miranda)
  • Raymond Johnson (as Pirate Trainer)
  • Masachika Ichimura (as Mewtwo)
  • Kōichi Yamadera (as Mew)
  • Hirotaka Suzuoki (as Giovanni)
  • Chinami Nishimura (as Officer Jenny)
  • Ayako Shiraishi (as Nurse Joy)
  • Yōsuke Akimoto (as Red)
  • Kyōko Hikami (as Ambertwo)

Awards: Win 3 Awards & Nominated for 6 times






Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (1999)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
3. Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (1999) – $32 million

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Budget: $30 million

Box Office: $133.9 million

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama

Producer: Choji Yoshikawa, Yukako Matsusako & Takemoto Mori

Production by: OLM, Inc.

Release Date: July 17, 1999

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 82 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Rica Matsumoto (as Ash Ketchum)
  • Ikue Otani (as Pikachu)
  • Mayumi Iizuka (as Misty)
  • Satomi Kōrogi (as Togepi)
  • Tomokazu Seki (as Tracey)
  • Megumi Hayashibara (as Jessie)
  • Shin-ichiro Miki (as James)
  • Inuko Inuyama (as Meowth)
  • Masami Toyoshima (as Delia Ketchum)
  • Unshō Ishizuka (as Professor Oak)
  • Keiko Han (as Professor Ivy)

 

Ponyo (2008)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
2. Ponyo (2008) – $34 million

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Budget: $34 million

Box Office: $201 million

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Producer: Toshio Suzuki

Production by: Studio Ghibli

Music by: Joe Hisaishi

Release Date: July 19, 2008

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 103 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Tomoko Yamaguchi (as Risa)
  • Kazushige Nagashima (as Kôichi)
  • Yûki Amami (as Granmamare)
  • George Tokoro (as Fujimoto)
  • Yuria Nara (as Ponyo)
  • Hiroki Doi (as Sôsuke)
  • Rumi Hiiragi (as Fujin)
  • Akiko Yano (as Ponyo no imôto-tachi)
  • Kazuko Yoshiyuki (as Toki)
  • Tomoko Naraoka (as Yoshie)
  • Shin’ichi Hatori (as The Newscaster)
  • Tokie Hidari (as Kayo)
  • Eimi Hiraoka (as Kumiko)
  • Nozomi Ohashi (as Karen)

Awards: Win 11 Awards & Nominated for 19 times






Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)

Most Expensive Anime Movies with Highest Budget
1. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) – $35 million

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Budget: $35 million

Box Office: $183.4 million

Director: Ryūichi Yagi &Takashi Yamazaki

Producer: Okura Shunsuke, Keiichiro Moriya, Kiyoko Shibuya & Maiko Okada

Production by: Shirogumi, Robot Communications & Shin-Ei Animation

Music by: Naoki Sato

Release Date: 8 August 2014

Language: Japanese

Running Time: 95 minutes

Cast & Character Voices: (Voice of Japanese Actors)

  • Wasabi Mizuta (as Doraemon)
  • Megumi Ōhara (as Nobita Nobi)
  • Satoshi Tsumabuki (Noby (adult)
  • Yumi Kakazu (as Shizuka Minamoto / Sue)
  • Tomokazu Seki (as Suneo Honekawa / Sneech)
  • Subaru Kimura (as Takeshi “Gian” Goda / Big G)
  • Sachi Matsumoto (as Sewashi / Soby)
  • Vanilla Yamazaki (as Jaiko / Little G)
  • Shihoko Hagino (as Hidetoshi Dekisugi / Ace Goody)
  • Wataru Takagi (as Teacher / Mr. S)
  • Kotono Mitsuishi (as Tamako Nobi / Tammy)
  • Yasunori Matsumoto (as Nobisuke Nobi / Toby)
  • Miyako Takeuchi (as Gian’s Mother)
  • Aruno Tahara (as Yoshio Minamoto)

Awards: Win 3 Awards

 

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