Sophie walks the streets in Market Chipping.

Ingary is a country featuring in the film Howl's Moving Castle directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli. The country is at war with a neighbor. In the capital live the King of Ingary and Suliman.


Those places are seen in the film:



The steam-powered tram.

The country reach the preindustrial age. In urban areas cars, bus, Steam-Powered Tram and Kayaks are common in use. The vehicles are steam-powered: coals get burned to heat up the engine. Kayaks are flying machines that runs on gas. There are also ships and boats in use.


The official language is English. But you will find German and French words in the film, especially in Chezarys. You even find a poster entirely written in German:


Courage and willpower ... set ...


The people are on burn for the war. They are excited to celebrate the military review. When damaged battleships turn into the harbor, people start to question about the war. Soon after that people are leaving Porthaven and Market Chipping.

Many witches (and wizards) are transform into mindless Flying Monsters. Suspicious witches are hunt down. Howl and the Witch of the Waste are one of them. The army is nearly runs by Suliman. She is the royal witch, who has big trust from the king.

Trivia Edit

Ingary is puned by Swedish Island Ingarö.