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For questions about "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind", a 1982 manga by Hayao Miyazaki, who later adapted it into an animated movie in 1984.

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Does Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind take place in the same universe as Laputa Castle of the Sky?

Here is Teto, a creature known as a fox squirrel which Nausicaa befriends. He is often seen riding on her shoulder, in both the manga and the anime. In the anime Laputa: Castle of the Sky we also see ...
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What did Nausicaa mean by "the ultimate demonstration of contempt for life"?

I have recently finished reading the Manga of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and can't recommend it highly enough. However some aspects of it I'm struggling to understand. It is a post-apocalyptic ...
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What could account for the Vai Emperor's change of heart?

Late in the series, we see that the war between Torumekia and the Dorok empire was fought over the technology kept in the crypt in the Dorok capital of Shuwa. Among other things, this technology ...
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Can anyone identify this song from Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind?

In Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind at about 49:48, a sort of techno-electric music plays that I find really enjoyable. Problem is, I cannot find this anywhere on the internet, or even in the ...
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What is the "ceramic" used in the world of "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind"?

In the manga and anime, there are many references to the use of "ceramic" as a material. We know that the vanished industrial civilization which preceded the rise of the toxic jungle used it ...
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Why did the Torumekians kill King Jhill?

A Torumekian airship in distress appears over the Valley of the Wind. Despite Nausicaa's efforts, it crashes with the loss of all hands. Soon after this, the peace of the valley is shattered when ...
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Why were the Torumekian airships so fragile?

In Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, the Torumekians abruptly arrive in Nausicaa's peaceful kingdom in giant flying vehicles described as "airships", although they appear more like ordinary jet-...
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