Princess Mononoke Fan art recreates one of the more emotional scenes from the 1997 Studio Ghibli film.
The image, which was posted to Reddit by artist Jenny Lee, or DuPearl Art, depicts the scene where San Ashitaka takes in the Forest Spirit to recover after being shot. The digital artwork features a cool color scheme of mostly blues, with Night Walkers rising high in the background, while tree spirits peek into the foreground. The prints will be available through the artist’s personal online shop starting November 1.
a historical fantasy epic, Princess Mononoke debuted in July 1997 and was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film grossed over $169 million and held Japan’s box office record for domestic films until the premiere of Studio Ghibli. spirited Away in 2001. Both films are among the top ten highest-grossing anime films of all time. Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train, Your name And Pokemon: The First Movie. Princess Mononoke It also won a number of notable awards, including Best Film at the Mainichi Film Awards and Best Director at the Nikkan Sports Film Awards in 1997, and Best Home Video Release at the Saturn Awards in 2001.
The film follows Ashitake, the last Emishi prince, as he finds himself embroiled in a conflict between the humans of Iron Town and the spirits of the nearby forest. Like other Studio Ghibli films, Princess Mononoke’Its main theme focuses on the ideas of conservation and protection of nature and presents a nuanced depiction of the relationship between humanity and the environment.
While Miyazaki wrote the original screenplay for Princess Mononoke, the Sandman Producer Neil Gaiman wrote the screenplay for the film’s English dub. While the film had a successful release in Japan, it ultimately did poorly at the box office in the United States, which Gaiman attributed to the interference of now disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
“I don’t see a reason” Princess Mononoke In an interview in July, Gaiman said, “The release couldn’t have been done really well. He even compared the film to Coraline, another animated film with mature themes that was a box office success. “And that’s because we had a PR company that decided to target a lot of very small groups, not just parents with kids,” he said. “I see mononoke And think that if they went to people who like foreign movies, who like Japanese culture, animation fans, horror fans, it might really add up to a phenomenon,” the author said.
It was recently announced that Miyazaki has come out of retirement for another film, How do you live?, from Studio Ghibli. On top of that, a new theme park celebrating the studio’s legacy is set to open its doors on November 1 in Nagakuta, Aichi, Japan. The park will feature attractions based on classics such as My Neighbor Totoro, whisper of heart and of course, Princess Mononoke.