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Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind

Hayao Miyazaki

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Published December 08, 2005.Nausicaa of the Valley of WindDirected by: Hayao Miyazaki(Buena Vista)Hayao Miyazaki's early epic is almost a blueprint for his later Princess Mononoke, but stands high on its own. There's majesty and conviction in its telling of a young girl's stand as warring kingdoms succumb to environmental destruction. Nausicaa earns the title of mature without using it as a cloak for dullness. It's an essential anime.Mark PalermoCategories: Best of the year (2005)

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