A woman in France has the world’s largest Studio Ghibli memorabilia collection.

Hayao Miyazaki founded Studio Ghibli

Hayao Miyazaki founded Studio Ghibli

Eloise Von Velvet earnt a Guinness World Record for owning 1,304 pieces of merchandise from the anime studio after discovering the studio - which was founded in 1985 by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata - as a child when her mother showed her ‘Princess Mononoke’.

She said: "This movie was a little too dark for me at the time, but I fell in love with its magnificent landscapes, its beautiful soundtrack and its strong female characters.”

Her collection began in 2007 after was given three action figures from ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ from her sister.

Eloise says her collection won’t stop growing anytime soon.

"I will never stop collecting. It's my passion, it's my life. I want a really, really, really big Totoro plush."

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