Nausicaä and the Valley of the Wind – Anime Review


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Bethany Mason, Staff Writer

Nausicaä and the Valley of the Wind is an animated movie about the world 1000 years in the future. A toxic forest has overtaken the world and is quickly spreading to the parts untouched. Insects have evolved to oversized bugs who protect the forest. The problem is that people are trying to destroy the forest, infuriating the bugs. Nausicaä has examined the forest and has become an friend to the forest, trying her best to protect it. It is a good movie, entrapping the viewer in a fictional world full of enemies and heroes. In the end, a lesson is shown that, even though some might be different, we should not exclude them from our world.