Legends tell of a floating island in the sky known as Laputa, upon which is rumoured to be treasure beyond a person’s wildest dreams. Sheeta is an orphan girl who is being hunted down because of her necklace, a rare Levistone, which legend says will lead the way to Laputa. One day she is saved by Pazu, a miner apprentice and also an orphan, and together they set out to escape from her would-be captors. Unfortunately, their friendship must go through endless trials in their quest to hide Laputa's location. What is Sheeta’s mysterious legacy, and what hidden motives do Sheeta’s enemies have in regards to finding Laputa?
I've always been wary of reviewing a Ghibli presentation - the fandom surrounding the studio is not only a Japanese phenomenon, but also one that's spread internationally. However, with Hayao Miyazaki's new film (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) having recently been released in Japan and set to hit Western shores sometime next year, it seems like now is the perfect time to take a retrospective look... read more
Sheeta es una joven huérfana a quien su madre, antes de morir, dejó un colgante con una misteriosa piedra, que parece tener unos espectaculares poderes. Un día es secuestrada por unos agentes del gobierno al mando de un hombre llamado Muska. La fortaleza volante en la que se la llevan prisionera es más tarde atacada por una banda de piratas. Sheeta aprovecha la... read more
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