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The Ōtori-Sama are minor characters in the film Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli.

They are spirits resembling giant chickens or ducks that are clients of the Bathhouse, here they put themselves into bath tubs. They are servants of the deity Ōtori.[1] One of them is seen in the short film Iblard Time, and a plush of one is visible on a shelf at the senior center in Ponyo.



  1. The Art of Spirited Away (Japanese), page 98