Hayao Miyazaki Character Development

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Hayao Miyazaki is one of the most influential Japanese animation directors that are known worldwide for his simple yet captivating storyline, charming rows of characters, imaginative story settings and especially his breath-taking animation. Born in the year 1941 and originated from Tokyo, he spent most of childhood in the chaotic political climate of World War II. Despite all that, he led his childhood positively by developing a lifelong passion for drawing and growing his set of skills with real-life subjects such as airplanes, influenced mostly by his father as he manufactured airplane parts. This multi-award winning animator first gained his recognition in the year 1963 where he became as one of the many animators in Toei Douga Studio and…show more content…
In order to protect the world and nature that she loved from being destroyed by humans, San can be as savage as them although she is also a human, which makes her so striking when being compared to other Miyazaki’s bunch of characters. Despite being shown as a strong female lead, Miyazaki also shows the softer side of San as a woman with her falling in love to the lead male protagonist, Ashitaka, but this doesn’t mean that she’s abandoning her family or ideals. Other than focusing only on San’s character development, struggles and challenges, the film also shows us the stirring use of nature, exhilarating storyline, myth and history, making it more special for the…show more content…
Fujimoto is a sorcerer who lives under the sea and also the father of Burnhilde (Ponyo). The reason of his despise towards human grows over the years as they always pollute the sea with their waste and him grew weary of it. The reason for Fujimoto to hate human seems acceptable and reasonable enough for viewers to understand why he forbid any of his children to make contact with humans. This behaviour is far than evil; in fact it seems that he is just having a hard time to cooperate and putting his trust in humans, as well as being a little over protective of his children

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