The film won the Animage Anime Grand Prix in 1986. The film received positive reviews and grossed over $16 million at the box office. It went on to gross a total of approximately $157 million in box office, home video and soundtrack sales, as of 2021. In Japanese polls asking about the greatest animations, it was voted the second-best animated film at the 2006 Japan Media Arts Festival and was voted first place in a 2008 Oricon audience poll. Castle in the Sky has had a strong influence on Japanese popular culture, and has inspired numerous films, media and games, in Japan and internationally. It has been cited as an influential classic in the steampunk and dieselpunk genres.
“I Just Called to Say I Love You” is a ballad written, produced, and performed by American R&B singer and songwriter Stevie Wonder. It was a major international hit, and remains Wonder’s best-selling single to date, having topped a record 19 charts. The song was the lead single from the 1984 soundtrack album The Woman