Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Alt title: Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä

Vol: 7; Ch: 59
4.571 of 5 from 636 votes
Rank #18
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One thousand years ago when humanity was at its peak, the world was destroyed by in an event known as the ‘Seven Days of Fire’. In the centuries that followed, nature took over leaving humans living in fear of a toxic jungle and the giant insects that protect it. Amongst this threat of disease lives Nausicaä, the young princess of a province known as the Valley of the Wind, who possesses a kind heart and an inexplicable ability to commune with the natural world. While all the young girl wishes is for the world to live in peace, her normally quiet land finds itself dragged into war alongside the battle-hungry Torumekian soldiers. Now, Nausicaä must fight for peace and attempt to find a way to save both humans and insects without losing herself to hatred.

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ThePatches's avatar by ThePatches on Nov 29, 2010
Score 9.2/10

Story 7/10
My best friend frequently complains when great writers shun editing. He argues that by stripping your message down to its juciest part, it becomes inherently better. With Miyazaki, the jury is out. Most western audiences know him for sumptuously animated movies with simple fairy tale plots that say so much by attempting so little in a narrative sense. But when reading the source manga for... read more

lindapearl's avatar by lindapearl on Dec 24, 2014
Score 7.5/10

    Summary: Nausicaa, a princess in a small village called Valley of the Wind that is near a poisonous forest.  Nausicaa left the village to stop the Torumekia from declaring war against the Dorok Empire for more land that is not affect by the poisonous forest. Not only does Nausicaa have to stop the war but also stop the destruction of mankind, will Nausicaa be able to stop the war and save... read more

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