Princess Mononoke is one of the most popular and the best fantasy movie ever, which has been released a long time ago in 1997 and it made a huge difference in the animation’s world.
Princess Mononoke is a Japanese animated movie made by director Hayao Miyazaki and got so many awards, such as Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year, and Mainichi Eiga Concours Award for Best Film.
Its total budget reached 20,000,000 $ but it made a double revenue, which reached to 159,375,308 $ and that what made it became the seventh highest grossing animated movie of all time worldwide.
Princess Mononoke story:
The story of Princess Mononoke movie started in the 14th century when there was a huge crumbling in the harmony between humans, animals, and gods.
There will be a big village that is suffering from rampaging boar-god/demon until one young warrior boy shows off, called Ashitaka, who is stricken by a deadly curse.
He wants to save his life and he will not be able to do that unless he goes to the forests of the west, and he made it and gone to that forests but he faced a huge problem when humans were waging on the forest and he embroiled in that fierce campaign.
The Princess Mononoke will appear, who is a brave young woman and she was raised by a wolf-god, and then there will be a huge role for one ambitious woman called Lady Eboshi, who used her guns against the gods of the forest.
Princess Mononoke cast and characters:
Ashitaka: Voiced by Yōji Matsuda, he is the most powerful warrior who lives with his sister, he is also the last prince of the Emishi tribe, all people know that he is an unexpected hero who is not a usual wild brave guy, and he lives to lead a valuable life and protect his village.
he is so calm, obedient, ready to help, does not like violence, seeks security and peace for all people, and you will notice that almost all the events happen with him more than Princess Mononoke.
Princess Mononoke was known as San: Voiced by Yuriko Ishida, She is a young courageous girl who never knew fear when she was younger, she was accompanied by her parents in the forest and that what makes her so brave, her role eventually comes to take care of Ashitaka.
Lady Eboshi: Voiced by Yūko Tanaka, she is the queen of Irontown who continually clears the forest, she has a strong and secure personality, and she is always seeking to make weapons, like rifles.
Princess Mononoke and Ashitaka’s supernatural powers:
Ashitaka has a special supernatural power at his arms and hands, he takes that power when he faced one of the demons and they touched him and then it shows a sign on his hand and its power gradually grow until it becomes stronger than it was.
Princess Mononoke’s supernatural power is to manufacture weapons, and she has one of the wolf spirits, who accepted her as one of them, from all of that you will notice that she lived most of her life with spirits, which makes her communicate very well with wolves more than with humans.