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Why does Sosuke call his parents by their first names?

As far as I can tell, Miyazaki has not commented on this, so all that's left is speculation, and people have been speculating since 2008 online on this subject. As you note, in Japan, addressing ...
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What Japanese myths/beliefs are referenced in Ponyo, and why was tasting blood relevant?

As stated in https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponyo, Miyazaki has said Ponyo is loosely inspired by The Little Mermaid, that is, the original Hans Christian Anderson tale. You'll notice a few of the ...
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