Why you should watch the movie "Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind" (spoiler alert)

    Why you should watch the movie

  • 1 Females will relate to the female hero


    The main hero of the movie is Nausicaa, a smart, young princess. Nausicaa takes care of herself and is skilled in many different ways - flying, animal handling, diplomacy and combat. Although she faces tough times, she is not portrayed as a damsel in distress.

  • 2 The movie has great music

    The soundtrack's composer is Joe Hisaishi, an acclaimed Japanese musician. The sweeping music is performed by an orchestra while the vocal theme song 'Kaze no Tani no Naushika' was done by Haruomi Hosono (Narumi Yasuda is the singer)see Why Conan the Barbarian is considered a cult classic

  • 3 It was created by Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli

    The movie was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, an acclaimed Japanese director and an Oscar winner. Hayao is also known for founding Studio Ghibli and their numerous animated hits - Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo and many others.

  • 4 It teaches people good concepts

    One of the main themes of the movie is that war is not the answer to society's problems. War made earth non-hospitable and ultimately brought humans to the brink of extinction. As a contrast to that, compassion and bravery are offered as ways of overcoming all obstacles humans face.

  • 5 It utilizes skillful hand-drawn animation

    The movie was made in 1984 and is drawn by hand. The remarkably detailed and colorful scenes were brought to life by skilled animators who didn't rely on modern technology to achieve their goals.

  • 6 The theme of ecology is relevant

    The movie's second big theme is ecology and what could happen if we turn our backs to the planet's problems. While society chases success blindly, it could at the same time rush towards its doom because it depends on the planet itself.

  • 7 It has novelty elements

    The world of Nausicaa is a world of dangerous jungles, huge insects and large empires. This movie can satisfy the needs of those who want to watch something exciting and novel. See also why people like novel things.

  • 8 Novelty results in excitement

    The movie is full of new creatures that you probably haven't seen before. Since the human brain gets excited by novelty the movie can result in a lot of excitement.

  • 9 Post-apocalyptic world

    The events in Nausicaa take place on Earth 1,000 years from now. People are always curious to see what the future will be like, so movies that show a different scenario for the future of the earth excite them.

  • 10 Insect fans will relate

    The movie is teeming with insects of all sizes and shapes. Those interested in them will find their long screen time satisfactory. Also, this might be the first movie ever to portray them with emotions.

  • 11 It has elements of fantasy and science fiction

    Fantasy and sci-fi movies allow people to escape from their problems for a short period of time in a healthy way. The movie can easily get you absorbed and help you forget about some of your real life troubles.