Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (manga)

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a manga by Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki that ran from 1982 to 1994.wikipedia
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Nausicaä (character)

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It tells the story of Nausicaä, a princess of a small kingdom on a post-apocalyptic Earth with a bioengineered ecological system, who becomes involved in a war between kingdoms while an environmental disaster threatens humankind.
Nausicaä (Naushika is a fictional character from Hayao Miyazaki's science fiction manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and his anime film of the same name.

Animage

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After working on an aborted adaptation of Richard Corben's Rowlf for TMS and the publishing firm Tokuma Shoten, he agreed to create a manga series for Tokuma's monthly magazine Animage, initially on the condition that it would not be adapted into a film.
Hayao Miyazaki's internationally renowned manga, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, was serialized in Animage from 1982 through 1994.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (film)

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The manga and the 1984 film adaptation, written and directed by Miyazaki following the serialization of the manga's first sixteen chapters, received universal acclaim from critics and scholars for its characters, themes, and art.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a 1984 Japanese animated epic science fantasy adventure film adapted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, based on his 1982 manga of the same name.

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a manga by Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki that ran from 1982 to 1994.
The manga—titled Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind—ran from February 1982 to March 1994.

List of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind characters

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There, she encounters a dormant God Warrior who, upon activation, assumes she is his mother and places his destructive powers at her disposal.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a manga series created by Hayao Miyazaki, between 1981 and 1994, featuring an extensive cast of characters.

Studio Ghibli

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The manga and film versions of Nausicaä are also credited for the foundation of Studio Ghibli, the animation studio for which Miyazaki created several of his most recognized works.
The origins of the film lie in the first two volumes of a serialized manga written by Miyazaki for publication in Animage as a way of generating interest in an anime version.

Manga

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a manga by Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki that ran from 1982 to 1994. In the Coda On Your Mark and Nausicaa to their April 1999 lecture series on manga, anime and the works of Miyazaki at the University of Dallas Pamela Gossin, Professor of Arts and Humanities, and guest instructor Marc Hairston, research scientist in the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, discussed On Your Mark, the music video Miyazaki created for the song of the same title by Japanese duo Chage and Aska and drew parallels to the Nausicaä story, its titular character and its conclusion.
Others soon followed, including Akira from Marvel Comics' Epic Comics imprint, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind from Viz Media, and Appleseed from Eclipse Comics in 1988, and later Iczer-1 (Antarctic Press, 1994) and Ippongi Bang's F-111 Bandit (Antarctic Press, 1995).

Viz Media

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It was serialized with an English translation in North America by Viz Media from 1988 to 1996 as a series of 27 comic book issues and has been published in collected form multiple times.
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Toshio Suzuki (producer)

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During subsequent conversations he showed his sketchbooks and talked about basic outlines for envisioned animation projects with Toshio Suzuki and Osamu Kameyama, at the time working as editors for Animage.
Suzuki was among those who facilitated the creation and publication of Miyazaki's manga, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

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It tells the story of Nausicaä, a princess of a small kingdom on a post-apocalyptic Earth with a bioengineered ecological system, who becomes involved in a war between kingdoms while an environmental disaster threatens humankind.
Hayao Miyazaki's manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (later adapted into an anime film by Studio Ghibli in 1984) depicts a post-apocalyptic future where humanity was wiped out in the "Seven Days of Fire" 1,000 years before the main events.

Studio Proteus

On Miyazaki's insistence, Smith's own company Studio Proteus was chosen as the producer of the English-language translation.
However, a falling-out between Smith and Horibuchi after a year of working together to start Viz led Smith to found his own company, Studio Proteus, although Smith co-translated several manga for Viz, including Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind (at the express request of the creator, Hayao Miyazaki).

The Journey of Shuna

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Helen McCarthy considers Shuna from The Journey of Shuna to be prototypical to Nausicaä, and Dani Cavallaro feels that Lana from Future Boy Conan and Clarisse of The Castle of Cagliostro also influenced Nausicaä’s characterization.
A dwindling population and a hostile land: This theme surfaces several times in Miyazaki’s more serious works, including Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Princess Mononoke, as well as here in Journey of Shuna.

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Nausicaä was influenced by the Japanese folk tale The Princess who Loved Insects, a similarly-named character from Homer's Odyssey, the Minamata Bay mercury pollution, and various works of science fiction and fantasy by Western writers, among other sources.
Hayao Miyazaki used this event as inspiration to create his epic manga (1982-1994) and later anime Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984).

The Lady who Loved Insects

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Nausicaä was influenced by the Japanese folk tale The Princess who Loved Insects, a similarly-named character from Homer's Odyssey, the Minamata Bay mercury pollution, and various works of science fiction and fantasy by Western writers, among other sources.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Sabaku no Tami

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That same year pseudonymous serialization started of his manga People of the Desert.
The strip has been identified as a precursor for Miyazaki's manga Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1982–1995) and the one-off graphic novel The Journey of Shuna (1983), published by Tokuma Shoten.

Tom Orzechowski

Smith hired Tom Orzechowski for the lettering and retouching.
Studio Proteus titles on which Orzechowski worked included Nausicaä, Appleseed, Dominion, and Ghost in the Shell.

Jean Giraud

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In appearance and sensibilities, Nausicaä reminds Schodt of the works of Mœbius.
Giraud even named his daughter Nausicaa after the character in Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

Rachel Matt Thorn

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When Miyazaki resumed work on the manga following one of the interruptions, Viz chose another team, including Rachel Matt Thorn and Wayne Truman, to complete the series.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, by Hayao Miyazaki

The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions

The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions was released by Tokuma Shoten on September 5, 1995.
The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions is a 1996 artbook, written and illustrated by Hayao Miyazaki, containing the original watercolor illustrations that were concept sketches used by the Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga and its film.

Japan Cartoonists Association Award

In 1994, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, received the Japan Cartoonists Association Award Grand Prize, an annual prize awarded by a panel of association members, consisting of fellow cartoonists.

Sangatsu Manga

The manga was also licensed in Australia by Madman Entertainment, in Finland by Sangatsu Manga, in France by Glénat, in Spain by Planeta DeAgostini, in Italy by Panini Comics under its Planet Manga imprint, in the Netherlands by Glénat Benelux, in Germany by Carlsen Verlag, in Korea by Haksan Culture Company, in Taiwan by Taiwan Tohan and in Brazil by Conrad Editora before it ceased after publishing two volumes.
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Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo

In 2012, the first live-action Studio Ghibli production, the short film Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo, was released, which shares the same fictional universe as Nausicaä.
The design of the film's giant creature was provided by Hayao Miyazaki, from his manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

On Your Mark

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In the Coda On Your Mark and Nausicaa to their April 1999 lecture series on manga, anime and the works of Miyazaki at the University of Dallas Pamela Gossin, Professor of Arts and Humanities, and guest instructor Marc Hairston, research scientist in the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, discussed On Your Mark, the music video Miyazaki created for the song of the same title by Japanese duo Chage and Aska and drew parallels to the Nausicaä story, its titular character and its conclusion.
Miyazaki referred to the angelic creature as "tori no hito" or "a bird's person" which is the nickname of Nausicaä from his Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga and film.

Anime

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a manga by Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki that ran from 1982 to 1994. In the Coda On Your Mark and Nausicaa to their April 1999 lecture series on manga, anime and the works of Miyazaki at the University of Dallas Pamela Gossin, Professor of Arts and Humanities, and guest instructor Marc Hairston, research scientist in the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences, discussed On Your Mark, the music video Miyazaki created for the song of the same title by Japanese duo Chage and Aska and drew parallels to the Nausicaä story, its titular character and its conclusion.

Earth

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It tells the story of Nausicaä, a princess of a small kingdom on a post-apocalyptic Earth with a bioengineered ecological system, who becomes involved in a war between kingdoms while an environmental disaster threatens humankind.