Friday, 14 March 2014

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke | by Hayao Miyazaki
30 May 2013 | From Akubi of Hong Kong

Here's another postcard which shows one of Miyazaki's most famous masterpieces: Princess Mononoke.

Princess Mononoke is a 1997 anime epic historical fantasy adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It was animated by Studio Ghibli.

Princess Mononoke is a period drama set in the late Muromachi period of ancient Japan, but with fantasy elements. The story follows the young Emishi warrior Ashitaka's involvement in the struggle between the supernatural guardians of a forest and the humans who consume its resources. The term "Mononoke" is not a name, but a general term in the Japanese language for a spirit or monster; a closer rendering of the title into English would be "The Mononoke Princess" or "The Spirit Princess".

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