Princess Mononoke

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Episode Rundown

  • 00:54 - Miyazaki the anime hero
  • 05:08 - Shades of gray morality
  • 06:01 - Unburdened by Western political baggage
  • 08:53 - Ashitaka's empathy and respect for the opposition
  • 15:29 - The animation of combat
  • 22:23 - Progress as a bullet (and metaphor)
  • 24:04 - The Emishi
  • 27:00 - The fantasy setting & Human vs. Nature
  • 28:27 - The village attack
  • 30:15 - The stakes are high for Nature
  • 32:42 - Jigo's pragmatism
  • 36:35 - Lady Eboshi and Moro's attack run
  • 44:02 - The beauty and ruthlessness of Nature
  • 48:00 - Iron Town
  • 52:15 - Ashitaka's respect for Lady Eboshi despite their contention
  • 1:00:36 - San vs. Lady Eboshi with Ashitaka as the moderator
  • 1:05:22 - Nature's internal squabbling
  • 1:18:52 - Holding destructive and creative forces in balance
  • 1:25:29 - Lord Asano's troops get trounced at Iron Town
  • 1:30:54 - Moro doesn't hate all humans, only Lady Eboshi
  • 1:32:49 - Ashitaka's refusal to commit to hate
  • 1:40:20 - The inevitability of death, change, and rebirth
  • 1:46:22 - The unceremonious decapitation of the Forest Spirit
  • 1:50:26 - The Forest Spirit's death breathes life into the land

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