Creator In-Joke: Kiki almost gets hit by a bus with 'Studio Ghibli' on the side of it. Other buses bearing the name can be seen when she's questioned by the police.
The Danza: Kirsten Dunst provides the English voice of Kiki, which is her nickname in real life.
Dawson Casting: Kiki was voiced by 31-year-old Lisa Michelson in the Streamline version. Oddly, her voice sounds identical to 16-year-old Kirsten Dunst, who played Kiki in the Disney version.
Dueling Dubs: Kiki has two dubs each in English (Streamline and Disney), Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese (Disney and Discovery Kids), European Spanish, and Italian.
Executive Meddling: Kiki drinks coffee in the Japanese version, but it's changed to hot chocolate in the English dub. This is because Disney were worried that Moral Guardians would complain about a child drinking coffee.
In Memoriam: A dedication to Phil Hartman, the voice of Jiji the cat, appears after the credits; Jiji was Hartman's final original role as a voice actor before his murder in 1998.
Talking To Herself: Kiki and Ursula are both voiced by Minami Takayama in the Japanese version. Averted in the various dubs of the film, where Kiki and Ursula are voiced by separate actors.
What Could Have Been: Hayao Miyazaki was originally only going to produce the film, with Sunao Katabuchi directing. The original script writer dropped out and Miyazaki re-wrote the script himself, taking on reigns as director. Katabuchi remained on as assistant director.
Word of God: Hayao Miyazaki says that the town in the film has one side on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and another on the Baltic Sea.