History Characters / CastleInTheSky

27th May '16 12:00:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Both are clear as day.
7th May '16 2:26:57 PM TheBigBopper
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* [[spoiler:EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Deconstructed - Sheeta is the legitimate heir to the throne of Laputa, but this brings her a ''lot'' of unwanted attention from those who want to get their hands on its fabled riches and power.]]

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* [[spoiler:EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Deconstructed EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: [[spoiler:Deconstructed - Sheeta is the legitimate heir to the throne of Laputa, but this brings her a ''lot'' of unwanted attention from those who want to get their hands on its fabled riches and power.]]



* [[spoiler:TakingYouWithMe: To Muska. "We will die here together."]]
* [[spoiler:ThanatosGambit / HeroicSacrifice: Using the destruction spell to stop Muska and destroy Laputa. She knew it was most likely going to kill her, but she did it anyway. [[TogetherInDeath together with Pazu]]. They lived through it, of course.]]

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* [[spoiler:TakingYouWithMe: To TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:To Muska. "We will die here together."]]
* [[spoiler:ThanatosGambit / HeroicSacrifice: Using [[spoiler:Using the destruction spell to stop Muska and destroy Laputa. She knew it was most likely going to kill her, but she did it anyway. [[TogetherInDeath together with Pazu]]. They lived Subverted when they live through it, of course.it.]]



* BatmanGambit / IndyPloy: His plan to escape from the pirates and the military by catching on to the collapsing train rails, counting on the chance that Sheeta's crystal will save them.



* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: With Sheeta in the end, saying the spell knowing it'll most likely end in his death. It doesn't though.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: With HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:With Sheeta in the end, saying the spell knowing it'll most likely end in his death. It doesn't though.]]



* IndyPloy: His plan to escape from the pirates and the military by catching on to the collapsing train rails, counting on the chance that Sheeta's crystal will save them.



* [[spoiler:EnemyMine: Teams up with Pazu and Sheeta because of their mutual enemy, Muska, as well as their mutual interest/need for Laputa.]]

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* [[spoiler:EnemyMine: Teams EnemyMine: [[spoiler:Teams up with Pazu and Sheeta because of their mutual enemy, Muska, as well as their mutual interest/need for Laputa.]]



* [[spoiler:DrunkOnTheDarkSide: The massive violent episode he goes through after gaining control of Laputa's powers.]]

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* [[spoiler:DrunkOnTheDarkSide: The DrunkOnTheDarkSide: [[spoiler:The massive violent episode he goes through after gaining control of Laputa's powers.]]



* [[spoiler:[[KarmicDeath Karmic]] DisneyVillainDeath: He's blinded and stumbles around the crumbling Laputean floors. We don't see it, but he obviously dies falling down with the palace floors.]]

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* [[spoiler:[[KarmicDeath Karmic]] DisneyVillainDeath: He's [[spoiler:He's blinded and stumbles around the crumbling Laputean floors. We don't see it, but he obviously dies falling down with the palace floors.]]



* [[spoiler:LongLostRelative: In a dark version of this trope, Muska is one to Sheeta.]]

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* [[spoiler:LongLostRelative: In LongLostRelative: [[spoiler:In a dark version of this trope, Muska is one to Sheeta.]]



* [[spoiler:RoyalBlood: Like Sheeta, he is the heir to the Laputean throne. Although it's likely he's from a lesser branch, considering it was Sheeta's family that inherited the royal crystal.]]

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* [[spoiler:RoyalBlood: Like RoyalBlood: [[spoiler:Like Sheeta, he is the heir to the Laputean throne. Although it's likely he's from a lesser branch, considering it was Sheeta's family that inherited the royal crystal.]]



* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]:[[ [[spoiler: An AssholeVictim along with many other soldiers.]]

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* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]:[[ DisneyVillainDeath:[[ [[spoiler: An AssholeVictim along with many other soldiers.]]
7th May '16 2:16:45 PM TheBigBopper
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!Pazu
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/pazzu_1_5035.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"If my head were any harder, you could use it as a cannonball."]]

The {{Deuteragonist}} of the story, a young boy working in a mining town whose father died after a lifetime of fruitlessly seeking the legendary flying city, Laputa. Wishing to clear his name, he jumps at the chance to find Laputa after rescuing a girl named Sheeta, who possesses a connection to the city.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MayumiTanaka (JP), Creator/BarbaraGoodson (US '89 dub), James van der Beek (US '03 dub), Oliver Åberg (SV)

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!Pazu
!Sheeta
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/pazzu_1_5035.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sheeta_6325.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"If my head were any harder, [[caption-width-right:350:"No matter how many weapons you could use it as a cannonball.have, no matter how great your technology may be, [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower the world cannot live without love]]."]]

The first {{Deuteragonist}} of the story, Sheeta is a young boy working in girl who used to live on a mining town whose father died after farm with her grandmother. Although living an ordinary life, she secretly holds a lifetime of fruitlessly seeking mysterious amulet connected to the legendary flying city, Laputa. Wishing to clear his name, he jumps at city of Laputa, making her a target of the chance army and sky-pirates wishing to find Laputa after rescuing a girl named Sheeta, locate the city for themselves. Luckily, she meets up with Pazu, who possesses a connection to the city.

helps her make her own search.

->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/MayumiTanaka by''': Keiko Yokozawa (JP), Creator/BarbaraGoodson Lara Cody (US '89 dub), James van der Beek '89), Creator/AnnaPaquin (US '03 dub), Oliver Åberg '03), Ester Sjögren (SV)



* AcePilot: He takes after his father in that regard, flying a number of vehicles under extreme stress.
* AdorablyPrecociousChild: He's a skilled mechanic despite his age, earning him the respect of the Dola gang's mechanic.
* BadassAdorable: He does a pretty decent job of holding off pirates pretty much single-handedly, not to mention surviving an ''entire army's'' attempts to kill him.
* BatmanGambit / IndyPloy: His plan to escape from the pirates and the military by catching on to the collapsing train rails, counting on the chance that Sheeta's crystal will save them.
* BigEater: Which makes him a fitting dinner partner with the pirates.
* BoisterousBruiser: Seems to get it from his Boss, even standing the same way before a fight. But he's still a kid so he can't do quite as much damage.
* BondingOverMissingParents: With Sheeta, obviously. "We orphans gotta stick together."
* BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler:He takes Muska's money, somewhat realizing it's wrong and upset over Sheeta telling him to forget about Laputa. Cue Dola rubbing it in his face, resulting in a short HeroicBSOD.]]
* CassandraTruth: The existence of Laputa, even more so for his father.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: He is quite precocious for his age, but also quite naturally ignorant of many things.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: In the climax, where he refuses to leave Sheeta alone even though it could mean a swift resolution of Muska's entire gamut. Muska [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy plays him like a fiddle]] because of this.
* ClearTheirName: He is trying to clear his father's, who was ridiculed for his belief in Laputa.
* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: His father died after being ridiculed and there's no mention of his mother. Consequently, no one in his life to stop him from going on a quest to discover an ancient flying city.
* {{Determinator}}: In his quest to find Laputa. [[spoiler:Up until the moment he takes Muska's bribe, of course - but after he gets in with Dola's gang, it comes right back up.]]
* DidntThinkThisThrough: His escape plan from the mines.
* GenerationXerox: Not unlike his dad, he builds flying machines and has an obsession with Laputa.
* HardHead: The reason he doesn't get any lasting injuries from his fall early in the movie.
--> '''Pazu''': If my head were any harder, you could use it as a cannonball.
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: With Sheeta in the end, saying the spell knowing it'll most likely end in his death. It doesn't though.]]
* HonorBeforeReason: Attempts to take on '''the entire military by himself''' for Sheeta.
* HotBlooded: Is willing to stand up to and fight of sky pirates and the military ''alone'' [[AlwaysSaveTheGirl for Sheeta.]]
* JumpedAtTheCall: "Are you kidding? This is the most exciting thing that's ever happened to me!"
* LeParkour: He moves like a frickin' monkey, and he's definitely not afraid of heights since he leaps large distances, swings from vines and clings to ledges on Laputa pretty high in the sky.
* MadeOfIron: He falls '''straight through a brick floor''' and sustains no injuries whatsoever.
* NervesOfSteel: Being shot at and nearly killed doesn't slow him down at all.
* OfficialCouple: With Sheeta.
* ParentalAbandonment: There is no mention of his mother. His father is implied to have gone missing during attempts to prove Laputa's existence.
* PuppyLove: With Sheeta.


!Sheeta
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sheeta_6325.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"No matter how many weapons you have, no matter how great your technology may be, [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower the world cannot live without love]]."]]

The {{Deuteragonist}} of the story, Sheeta is a young girl who used to live on a farm with her grandmother. Although living an ordinary life, she secretly holds a mysterious amulet connected to the legendary city of Laputa, making her a target of the army and sky-pirates wishing to locate the city for themselves. Luckily, she meets up with Pazu, who helps her make her own search.

->'''Voiced by''': Keiko Yokozawa (JP), Lara Cody (US '89), Creator/AnnaPaquin (US '03), Ester Sjögren (SV)
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!Dola
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dola_4424.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"Oh, well, ya can't be a sensitive woman like me without learnin' a few things."]]

The captain and mother of the sky-pirates; she's another of the people on the hunt for Sheeta and her amulet, pursuing her along with the military.

->'''Voiced by''': Kotoe Hatsui (JP), Rachel Vanowen (US '89), Cloris Leachman (US '03), Annica Smedius (SV)

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!Dola
!Pazu
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dola_4424.org/pmwiki/pub/images/pazzu_1_5035.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"Oh, well, ya can't be [[caption-width-right:350:"If my head were any harder, you could use it as a sensitive woman like me without learnin' a few things.cannonball."]]

The captain and mother second {{Deuteragonist}} of the sky-pirates; she's another story, a young boy working in a mining town whose father died after a lifetime of fruitlessly seeking the people on legendary flying city, Laputa. Wishing to clear his name, he jumps at the hunt for Sheeta and her amulet, pursuing her along with chance to find Laputa after rescuing a girl named Sheeta, who possesses a connection to the military.

city.

->'''Voiced by''': Kotoe Hatsui by:''' Creator/MayumiTanaka (JP), Rachel Vanowen Creator/BarbaraGoodson (US '89), Cloris Leachman '89 dub), James van der Beek (US '03), Annica Smedius '03 dub), Oliver Åberg (SV)


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* AcePilot: He takes after his father in that regard, flying a number of vehicles under extreme stress.
* AdorablyPrecociousChild: He's a skilled mechanic despite his age, earning him the respect of the Dola gang's mechanic.
* BadassAdorable: He does a pretty decent job of holding off pirates pretty much single-handedly, not to mention surviving an ''entire army's'' attempts to kill him.
* BatmanGambit / IndyPloy: His plan to escape from the pirates and the military by catching on to the collapsing train rails, counting on the chance that Sheeta's crystal will save them.
* BigEater: Which makes him a fitting dinner partner with the pirates.
* BoisterousBruiser: Seems to get it from his Boss, even standing the same way before a fight. But he's still a kid so he can't do quite as much damage.
* BondingOverMissingParents: With Sheeta, obviously. "We orphans gotta stick together."
* BreakTheHaughty: [[spoiler:He takes Muska's money, somewhat realizing it's wrong and upset over Sheeta telling him to forget about Laputa. Cue Dola rubbing it in his face, resulting in a short HeroicBSOD.]]
* CassandraTruth: The existence of Laputa, even more so for his father.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: He is quite precocious for his age, but also quite naturally ignorant of many things.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: In the climax, where he refuses to leave Sheeta alone even though it could mean a swift resolution of Muska's entire gamut. Muska [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy plays him like a fiddle]] because of this.
* ClearTheirName: He is trying to clear his father's, who was ridiculed for his belief in Laputa.
* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: His father died after being ridiculed and there's no mention of his mother. Consequently, no one in his life to stop him from going on a quest to discover an ancient flying city.
* {{Determinator}}: In his quest to find Laputa. [[spoiler:Up until the moment he takes Muska's bribe, of course - but after he gets in with Dola's gang, it comes right back up.]]
* DidntThinkThisThrough: His escape plan from the mines.
* GenerationXerox: Not unlike his dad, he builds flying machines and has an obsession with Laputa.
* HardHead: The reason he doesn't get any lasting injuries from his fall early in the movie.
--> '''Pazu''': If my head were any harder, you could use it as a cannonball.
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: With Sheeta in the end, saying the spell knowing it'll most likely end in his death. It doesn't though.]]
* HonorBeforeReason: Attempts to take on '''the entire military by himself''' for Sheeta.
* HotBlooded: Is willing to stand up to and fight of sky pirates and the military ''alone'' [[AlwaysSaveTheGirl for Sheeta.]]
* JumpedAtTheCall: "Are you kidding? This is the most exciting thing that's ever happened to me!"
* LeParkour: He moves like a frickin' monkey, and he's definitely not afraid of heights since he leaps large distances, swings from vines and clings to ledges on Laputa pretty high in the sky.
* MadeOfIron: He falls '''straight through a brick floor''' and sustains no injuries whatsoever.
* NervesOfSteel: Being shot at and nearly killed doesn't slow him down at all.
* OfficialCouple: With Sheeta.
* ParentalAbandonment: There is no mention of his mother. His father is implied to have gone missing during attempts to prove Laputa's existence.
* PuppyLove: With Sheeta.

!Dola
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dola_4424.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"Oh, well, ya can't be a sensitive woman like me without learnin' a few things."]]

The captain and mother of the sky-pirates; she's another of the people on the hunt for Sheeta and her amulet, pursuing her along with the military.

->'''Voiced by''': Kotoe Hatsui (JP), Rachel Vanowen (US '89), Cloris Leachman (US '03), Annica Smedius (SV)
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18th Apr '16 12:55:07 PM TheJester
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* ChekhovsGunman: He is the first one to make the kids realize where Sheeta is really from.
15th Mar '16 2:28:19 PM Shadowgazer
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%%* BigEater

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%%* BigEater* BigEater: Which makes him a fitting dinner partner with the pirates.



%%* ChildrenAreInnocent

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%%* ChildrenAreInnocent* ChildrenAreInnocent: He is quite precocious for his age, but also quite naturally ignorant of many things.



%%* BadassAdorable

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%%* BadassAdorable* BadassAdorable: The badass part becomes gradually clear, unlike the adorable part.



%%* TheCutie

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%%* TheCutie* TheCutie: The photo speaks for itself. Her behaviour makes her qualify even more though.



%%* SleepCute

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%%* SleepCute* SleepCute: She isn't any less cute when she is awake.



%%* NeverMessWithGranny

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%%* NeverMessWithGranny* NeverMessWithGranny: She is one of the most capable and tough as nails adults in the film.



%%* AxCrazy

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%%* AxCrazy* AxCrazy: By the end he is reduced to this, once subtlety isn't really a necessity.



%%* BlondGuysAreEvil:

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%%* BlondGuysAreEvil:* BlondGuysAreEvil: Both are clear as day.



%%* TheNeidermeyer

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%%* TheNeidermeyer* TheNeidermeyer: Not openly as obnoxious as other examples but one of the most uncaring and disloyal towards his subordinates.



%%* SocialDarwinist

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%%* SocialDarwinist* SocialDarwinist: Which means that he deems everyone else apart from himself as too weak to be worthy to live, even Sheeta who's also Laputian.



%%* VillainWithGoodPublicity

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%%* VillainWithGoodPublicity* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Having governmental ties and being above a General hierarchically is a good start.



* ArmiesAreEvil: He's brutal and even advocates torturing Sheeta to get her to show them how to use the amulet. Despite all that, [[spoiler:he's not as bad as Muska.]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]

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* ArmiesAreEvil: He's brutal and even [[WouldHurtAChild advocates torturing Sheeta Sheeta]] to get her to show them how to use the amulet. Despite all that, [[spoiler:he's ''still'' not as bad as Muska.]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]:[[ [[spoiler: An AssholeVictim along with many other soldiers.]]



%%* GlorySeeker

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%%* GlorySeeker* GlorySeeker: And he's easily distracted by glitter to see any further.



%%* {{Big Eater}}s

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%%* * {{Big Eater}}sEater}}s: They need much to sustain themselves after all.



%%* JabbaTableManners

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%%* JabbaTableManners* JabbaTableManners: They don't bother with savoir vivre.
25th Feb '16 1:52:30 PM LadyYuki
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* [[spoiler:EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: She is the legitimate heir to the throne of Laputa.]]
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Her very first scene.

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* [[spoiler:EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: She Deconstructed - Sheeta is the legitimate heir to the throne of Laputa.Laputa, but this brings her a ''lot'' of unwanted attention from those who want to get their hands on its fabled riches and power.]]
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Her very first scene.She's introduced as a kind of DamselInDistress, but quickly manages to free herself when opportunity strikes.
14th Nov '15 6:55:54 PM SinisterHoodedFigure2
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* KnightOfCerebus: A particularly notable case for a Hayao Miyazaki film. Colonel Muska has no comical traits, being a FauxAffablyEvil government agent treated very seriously by the protagonists. But Muska gets ''much worse'' after he [[spoiler: massacres an entire army that helped him conquer Laputa, laughing maniacally at their deaths.]]
24th Oct '15 3:45:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: Sheeta makes a deal with Muska to save Pazu's life. It involves telling Pazu to return to his home town and forget about her and Laputa, which he reluctantly does. [[GenreSavvy Until Dola points out the trope,]] at which point he opts to rescue her.

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* BreakHisHeartToSaveHim: Sheeta makes a deal with Muska to save Pazu's life. It involves telling Pazu to return to his home town and forget about her and Laputa, which he reluctantly does. [[GenreSavvy Until Dola points out the trope,]] this out, at which point he opts to rescue her.



* GenreSavvy: Camping out in Pazu's house waiting for his inevitable return certainly counts. An additional point is how she was able to guess Sheeta's true intentions [[spoiler:telling Pazu to give up on Laputa]] when she wasn't even there.
21st Oct '15 4:22:22 PM Tavernier
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* MeaningfulName: ''Musca'' is the Latin word for "fly", an insect often associated with the dead, which it feeds off of. Muska is obsessed with the long-dead civilization of Laputa.
25th Aug '15 9:39:35 AM Tuol
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* [[spoiler:RoyalBlood: Like Sheeta, he is the heir to the Laputean throne.]]

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* [[spoiler:RoyalBlood: Like Sheeta, he is the heir to the Laputean throne. Although it's likely he's from a lesser branch, considering it was Sheeta's family that inherited the royal crystal.]]
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