Porco Rosso

Alt title: Kurenai no Buta

Movie (1 ep x 93 min)
4.13 of 5 from 9,417 votes
Rank #643

Many years ago, sea plane pilot Marco Paggot was placed under a curse which transformed his face into that of a pig. Now, he lives a solitary life as the renowned Porco Rosso and rules the skies of the Adriatic protecting civilians from sea plane pirates. One day however, Marco meets an ace American fighter pilot, Donald Curtis, and the pair immediately clash leaving his plane a wreck. But when Curtis discovers that Marco survived his previous attack, he’s determined to have his victory and makes the gruff pilot an offer he can’t refuse…

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PhdInCartoons's avatar by PhdInCartoons on Mar 13, 2013
Score 8.1/10

Story Good, but as usual you have to overlook a few things.The story here is heavily driven by the characters, and if you look at it as a singular entity it seems rather thin. The pacing, or lack of any, may not be to everyone's liking but it is not as serious as some of the other films.    Animation Studio Ghibli-y, excellent. You get the real feeling that Hayao Miyazaki is a real plane nut and... read more

animeandwwefanDXXD's avatar by animeandwwefanDXXD on Sep 28, 2013
Score 9.5/10

Porco Rosso!!!!! as guessed from the name, based around Italy/ the adriatcic sea, based around sea planes/ aviatyion, etc - Il'l admit i actually got this a few months back, but hadnt watched it till now, mostly because i hadn't heard much about it other than brief plots and some reccomendations, but i can defs say this is one of the most underrated Ghilbi films, and i enjoyed it as much as Spirited away... read more

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