Kaze No Tani No Naushika (Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind, Nausicań) (1984) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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Kaze No Tani No Naushika

Kaze No Tani No Naushika

English Title: Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind

Kaze No Tani No Naushika (Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind, Nausicań) (1984) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Kaze No Tani No Naushika

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Hakuhodo, Tokuma Shoten, Nibariki, T˘ei
  • Animation Studio: Topcraft
  • Distributed by: Toei Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Cartoon Characters: Nausicań, Jihl, Oh-Baba, Yupa, Mito, Goru, Gikkuri, Niga, Teto, Asbel, Rastel, Mayor of Pejite, Rastel's Mother, Kushana, Kurotowa, Commando, Pejite Citizens, Pejite Girl, Torumekia Soldiers.
  • Voice Actors: Sumi Shimamoto.
    English Version: Alison Lohman
    , Mark Hamill, Mark Silverman, Tress MacNeille, Tony Jay, Aimee Roldan; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Kazuo Komatsubara, Hayao Miyazaki, Mitsuyoshi Nakamura.
  • Produced By Isao Takahata, Tohru Hara, Michio Kond˘, Yasuyoshi Tokuma.
  • Animated By Kazuo Komatsubara, Takashi Nakamura, Kazuyoshi Katayama, Hideaki Anna, Takashi Watanabe.
  • Awards: Best Short Film, Fantafestival, Rome, 1985.
  • Music: J˘ Hisaishi.
  • Editor: Naoki Kaneko, Tomoko Kida, Sh˘ji Saka.
  • Originally Released on March 06, 1984.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 116 minutes.
  • Color
  • Japan  Japan

Cartoon Summary:

In the far future, man has destroyed the Earth in the "Seven Days of Fire". Now, there are small pockets of humanity that survive. One pocket is the Valley of Wind where a princess named Nausicaä tries to understand, rather than destroy, the Toxic Jungle...  (more)

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Alternate Titles:

"風の谷のナウシカ" and "Kaze No Tani No Nausicań."

English Titles:

"Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind," "Nausicań," "Nausicaa," "Warriors of the Wind."

Based on a short segment of Hayao Miyazaki's 1982 manga, which was originally serialized in "Animage" magazine. The film draws on several sources, including the Japanese folk tale "The Princess Who Loves Insects," and, for scenes beneath the Sea...  (more)

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It's by Studio Ghibli and therefore excellent. See BCDB for summary of plot. It won an award in 1984, but seems new and fresh in 2010. It's an example of the best of anime- well-plotted, well-drawn, adventurous, but still joyful and poignant. ...  (read more)

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