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We don't actually know if Nausicaa wears underwear, but no, I do not believe we're staring at her naked bottom throughout the entire movie. In the manga covers, you can see pretty clearly that she's wearing white pants under her skirt: Not only is the manga the original work that the movie was based on, it was written and drawn by Hayao Miyazaki himself. (...


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I watched it for the first time a few days ago and it never occurred to me that she wouldn't be wearing anything. It's rather clear that she's wearing either pants or leggings. As Torisuda says above, the colors just don't match, especially during night scenes, and there are obvious places where the fabric bunches up and shows creases.


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In the series the "Forest of Decay" grows above the petrified remains of ancient trees. Dialogue from the anime and manga suggest that the toxins from the immense pollution humanity caused in the past are absorbed by the plants while water and sand are filtered through the remains of the petrified wood and become purified, which is why the wells that people ...


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Strictly speaking, there is no way to know, as the creators have not said one way or another. However, we're led to believe the following (excerpt from Wikipedia): Based on the use of the words "heal" and "wounded", it seems she never actually died. Additionally, there is this bit from the Nausicaä Wiki: Unfortunately, it's not cited to any specific ...


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First off, I think your instinct is generally correct: This scene is meant to establish that Kushana is a very physically strong character with excellent martial skills. This becomes more relevant later, especially when more is revealed about Kushana's physical body. There's also truth in @kumagoro's answer. Breaking the sword is a partially symbolic act, ...


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