History Anime / PrincessMononoke

10th Jul '16 9:05:21 PM TheWanderer
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Ashitaka travels through the war-torn countryside, discovering that his curse has also [[CursedWithAwesome imparted superhuman strength]] along the way. He eventually comes upon Tataraba (Iron Town), a mining settlement on the edge of the wilderness that's in the midst of a three-way war between the strong-willed Lady Eboshi (who protects the town through the use of firearms), the spirits of the forest (who want to stop Iron Town's ex pansion to protect their homes from destruction), and an influential {{samurai}} warlord (who wants to seize the town for the wealth it generates). Ashitaka must endeavour to create peace between the various sides, understand the reason behind his curse, and pursue a relationship with San, a human girl who was RaisedByWolves and fights alongside the spirits as events seem to be heading towards an inevitable disaster.

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Ashitaka travels through the war-torn countryside, discovering that his curse has also [[CursedWithAwesome imparted superhuman strength]] along the way. He eventually comes upon Tataraba (Iron Town), a mining settlement on the edge of the wilderness that's in the midst of a three-way war between the strong-willed Lady Eboshi (who protects the town through the use of firearms), the spirits of the forest (who want to stop Iron Town's ex pansion expansion to protect their homes from destruction), and an influential {{samurai}} warlord (who wants to seize the town for the wealth it generates). Ashitaka must endeavour to create peace between the various sides, understand the reason behind his curse, and pursue a relationship with San, a human girl who was RaisedByWolves and fights alongside the spirits as events seem to be heading towards an inevitable disaster.
10th Jul '16 12:23:40 PM Art199
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Ashitaka travels through the war-torn countryside, discovering that his curse has also [[CursedWithAwesome imparted superhuman strength]] along the way. He eventually comes upon Tataraba (Iron Town), a mining settlement on the edge of the wilderness that's in the midst of a three-way war between the strong-willed Lady Eboshi (who protects the town through the use of firearms), the spirits of the forest (who want to stop Iron Town's expansion to protect their homes from destruction), and an influential {{samurai}} warlord (who wants to seize the town for the wealth it generates). Ashitaka must endeavour to create peace between the various sides, understand the reason behind his curse, and pursue a relationship with San, a human girl who was RaisedByWolves and fights alongside the spirits as events seem to be heading towards an inevitable disaster.

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Ashitaka travels through the war-torn countryside, discovering that his curse has also [[CursedWithAwesome imparted superhuman strength]] along the way. He eventually comes upon Tataraba (Iron Town), a mining settlement on the edge of the wilderness that's in the midst of a three-way war between the strong-willed Lady Eboshi (who protects the town through the use of firearms), the spirits of the forest (who want to stop Iron Town's expansion ex pansion to protect their homes from destruction), and an influential {{samurai}} warlord (who wants to seize the town for the wealth it generates). Ashitaka must endeavour to create peace between the various sides, understand the reason behind his curse, and pursue a relationship with San, a human girl who was RaisedByWolves and fights alongside the spirits as events seem to be heading towards an inevitable disaster.



* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Averted. Where most other GreenAesop works make complete caricatures of both humanity and nature, ''Mononoke'' goes to great lengths in [[GreyAndGrayMorality humanizing "villains" like Eboshi and Jigo and highlighting the shortcomings of the nature-themed characters]], such as San's immaturity (her first spoken line is "Go away!") and the barbarism of (some of) the nature spirits.

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Averted. Where most other GreenAesop works make complete caricatures of both humanity and nature, ''Mononoke'' goes to great lengths in [[GreyAndGrayMorality humanizing "villains" villains like Eboshi and Jigo and highlighting the shortcomings of the nature-themed characters]], such as San's immaturity (her first spoken line is "Go away!") and the barbarism of (some of) the nature spirits.
26th Jun '16 1:43:52 AM rafi
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* {{Badass}}: Ashitaka doesn't brag about it, but boy, can he act the part! Lady Eboshi, San and Moro more than fit the bill too.
** BadassAdorable: Even if she [[RaisedByWolves doesn't act like one]], San is still a cute young girl.
** BadassNormal: Applies to Lady Eboshi in particular. Her enemies are the gods themselves, but it is they who fear her. Ashitaka himself applies; even before receiving his curse, he's able to defeat an enormous boar demon single-handedly.

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* {{Badass}}: Ashitaka doesn't brag about it, but boy, can he act the part! Lady Eboshi, San and Moro more than fit the bill too.
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BadassAdorable: Even if she [[RaisedByWolves doesn't act like one]], San is still a cute young girl.
** BadassNormal: Applies to Lady Eboshi in particular. Her enemies are the gods themselves, but it is they who fear her. Ashitaka himself applies; even before receiving his curse, he's able to defeat an enormous boar demon single-handedly.
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* BadassNormal:
** Applies to Lady Eboshi in particular. Her enemies are the gods themselves, but it is they who fear her.
** Ashitaka himself applies; even before receiving his curse, he's able to defeat an enormous boar demon single-handedly.
14th May '16 5:47:49 PM Ibid
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* HopeSpringsEternal: Though the forest has been decimated and most of the old gods are dead, the film's final shot shows a single kodama appearing on a tree. Since the kodama are inextricably linked with the forest, living and dying as it does, its presence signifies that the old spirits are still alive to some extent and the forest will eventually rejuvenate.

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* HopeSpringsEternal: Though the forest has been decimated ravaged and most of the old gods are dead, the film's final shot shows a single kodama appearing on a tree. Since the kodama are inextricably linked with the forest, living and dying as it does, its presence signifies that the old spirits are still alive to some extent and the forest will eventually rejuvenate.
6th Apr '16 10:52:40 PM AwSamWeston
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* SolarPunk: A village in the throes of industrialization clashes with the forces of nature, but they ultimately learn to coexist? Sounds about right.
16th Mar '16 2:50:15 AM StFan
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16th Mar '16 2:49:53 AM StFan
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15th Mar '16 10:16:33 AM snake300
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15th Mar '16 10:15:52 AM snake300
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14th Mar '16 7:14:37 PM Willbyr
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