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"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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Bakagalas (バカガラス) aircraft schematic/size comparison

In the anime and manga Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, several large aircraft appear. I believe they are called 'バカガラス' (possible transliteration: Bakagalas). I plan to make 3D models of them, as ...
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Where are the places mentioned in Nausicaa located with respect to the modern world?

The opening page of the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga implies that the story is set on a post-apocalyptic Earth, and the themes of the book don’t have much impact if it’s set elsewhere. But ...
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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.