Baron Humbert von Gikkingen or simply The Baron is a character of Whisper of the Heart and The Cat Returns anime by Studio Ghibli. Baron Humbert is a fully dressed anthropomorphic cat and a living statue, he even wears a top hat and shoes and holds a cane. But at night, this statue comes to life. The Baron belongs to the owner of an antique shop named Shiro Nishi. But later he works in the Cat Bureau. Ghibli cursor with Baron Humbert von Gikkingen as an anime pointer.