Questions tagged [nausicaa-of-the-valley-of-the-wind]

"Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind" (or, "Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä") is a 1984 film directed by Hayao Miyazaki based on his manga of the same name.

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What is the significance (or lack thereof) of Nausicaa's broken sword?

I just finished reading the first volume of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. There was a scene that confused me in an earlier part of the book. I don't remember the page numbers. When Princess ...
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Does Nausicaä wear underpants, and if not, what outside-universe reason is there?

I haven't watched all of it yet, but it seems as if Nausicaä isn't wearing underpants in the anime version. Either that, or she's wearing tight-fitting slacks that are of a colour close to skin tone. ...
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What is up with all those broken trees in the blue forest?

There is a "blue forest" sort of place in Nausicaa where trees are broken in a very peculiar way. Normally trees break apart along the growth rings, and not strictly across like seen in this image: ...
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What happened to Nausicaa at the end of the movie?

In the final act of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, I seem to remember Miyazaki stating that he disliked that people found Messianic overtones in the movie.