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Ponyo

, initially titled in english as ponyo on the cliff by the sea, is a 2008 japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by hayao miyazaki of studio ghibli. it is miyazaki's eighth film for ghibli, and his tenth overall. the plot centers on a goldfish named ponyo who befriends a five-year-old human boy, sōsuke, and wants to become a human girl. this film is the first animated feature film to use traditional inked-and-painted cels since the release of princess mononoke in 1997.