Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (movie)

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©1984 Nibariki • Tokuma Shoten • Hakuhodo 


 
Alternative title:
Chiến binh thung lũng gió (Vietnamese) 
Guerreros del Viento (Spanish) 
Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä (Japanese) 
La Princesse des Étoiles (French) 
Nausicaa aus dem Tal der Winde (German) 
Nausicaä de la vallée du vent (French) 
Nausicaa del Valle del Viento (Spanish) 
Nausicaa della Valle del Vento (Italian) 
Nausicaa fra vindenes dal (Danish) 
Nausicaä från vindarnas dal (Swedish) 
Nausicaä z Doliny Wiatru (Polish) 
Nausicaä, a Princesa do Vale do Vento (Portuguese) 
SternenKrieger (German) 
Warriors of the Wind 
Навсикая из Долины Ветров (Russian) 
風の谷のナウシカ (Japanese) 
風之谷 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
바람 계곡의 나우시카 (Korean) 
바람의 골짜기의 나우시카 (Korean) 
Genres: adventure , drama , fantasy , science fiction 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: In the post-apocalyptic future, large parts of the world have been swallowed up by forests of poisonous fungi. The remaining humans live near the fungus and its monstrous insectoid inhabitants, trying to prevent its spread. One of the human kingdoms, the peaceful Valley of Wind, loves its gentle Princess Nausicaä and her father the king, but their peace is about to be broken, as they are swallowed up in the machinations of their larger, warmongering neighbours. However, Nausicaä has hidden potential, and may yet change the fate of the world. 
User Ratings: 4793 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1694 votes (sub:1003, dub:571, raw:29, ?:12, edit.dub:7, others:72
22 Spanish subtitled
12 German dubbed
8 French subtitled
4 Russian dubbed
3 Portuguese subtitled
3 French dubbed
3 Spanish dubbed
3 German subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
2 Spanish edited dub
2 Russian subtitled
1 Cantonese dubbed
1 Cantonese subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Mandarin dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Russian edited dub
1 Finnish subtitled
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 Excellent: 1436 votes (sub:862, dub:498, ?:11, raw:11, edit.dub:3, Eng:1, others:50
10 Spanish subtitled
6 Portuguese subtitled
6 German dubbed
5 Italian dubbed
4 French subtitled
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2 Spanish dubbed
2 Korean subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
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1 Czech dubbed
1 French edited dub
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
1 French dubbed
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 Very good: 850 votes (sub:489, dub:317, ?:6, raw:6, edit.dub:1, others:31
8 Spanish subtitled
4 Spanish dubbed
4 French subtitled
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
2 German dubbed
2 Italian dubbed
1 French dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
1 Danish subtitled
1 Czech subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
)
 Good: 481 votes (sub:276, dub:185, ?:4, raw:3, others:13
3 Russian subtitled
3 German dubbed
2 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Russian edited dub
1 Swedish subtitled
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 Decent: 149 votes (sub:92, dub:49, ?:4, others:4
1 Russian subtitled
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1 Mandarin subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
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 So-so: 75 votes (sub:45, dub:27, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
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 Not really good: 38 votes (sub:19, dub:15, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 Weak: 34 votes (sub:21, dub:12, edit.dub:1)
 Bad: 15 votes (sub:11, dub:3, ?:1)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:1, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 19 votes (sub:16, dub:2, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 7439 users, rank: #65 (of 6096)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.676 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 1.5206, rank: #97 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 8.640 (Excellent−), rank: #96 (of 6089) (seen all: 8.66 / seen some: 6.56 / won't finish: 3.70)
Bayesian estimate: 8.637 (Excellent−), rank: #37 (of 4589)
Running time: 116 minutes 
Vintage:
1984-03-06 
2011-11-11 (3xl - Televisió de Catalunya) 
Premiere date:
1984-03-11 (Japan) 
2011-06-23 (Denmark) 
Release dates: We have 19
Chronology:
(1981-12) First ad for Nausicaa Manga in Animage 
(1982-02) First chapter of Manga serialized in Animage 
(1983-05-31) Production Begins 
(1984-03-06) Production Finishes 
(1994-03) Final chapter of Manga serialized in Animage 
Opening Theme:
"Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä" (風の谷のナウシカ; Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind) by Joe Hisaishi 
Ending Theme:
"Tori no Hito" (鳥の人; Bird Person) by Joe Hisaishi 
Links: We have 5
Trivia: We have 6
Comment:
Considered to be Hayao Miyazaki's "Life's Work", Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind, was first published as an ongoing Manga series in Tokuma Shoten's Manga anthology Monthly Animage.
It took over 12 years for Miyazaki to write Nausicaa and for Animage to publish it, it is however important to realize that Miyazaki did not work on Nausicaa constantly over the 12 year period. Several times he put Nausicaa on the side to work on movie projects (including the Nausicaa movie). Over the 12 year period a total of 59 chapters were published, or roughly 5 years worth of Manga.
In mid 1983 Miyazaki stoped working on the Manga to focus on producing the movie. Tokuma Shoten funded production of the film which was done at a studio called Topcraft (Studio Ghibli had not yet been founded).
The finished movie spent aproximately 3 months in theatres. The success of Nausicaa was largely responsible for the creation of Studio Ghibli.
In 1985 an English dub of Nausicaa was released in North America by New World Video. Believing that Nausicaa could not be properly marketed in the United States as it was, New World cut a large amount of the film and re-wrote the story, creating a much more juvenile film. This English version was then released under the name "Warriors of the Wind" and was distributed on VHS by Orion Home Video for several year (until 1995 when the license expired).
Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli were horified by the changes made to the movie. The experience caused Miyazaki to take a hard line on future licenses, requiring that a "no edit" clause be included in all contracts.
Nausicaa was included in the Tokuma / Disney deal and Disney is currently working on an English dub for release sometime in 2004. 
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Blu-Ray) 2011-03-08 (from $25.81)
Blu-Ray (Region B)
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind [UK] [Steelbook] (Blu-Ray + DVD) 2013-11-25
DVD (Region 1)
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (2-disc) (DVD) 2005-02-22 (from $19.98)
DVD (Region 2)
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (DVD) 2005-09-26
VHS
    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Dub.VHS)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hayao Miyazaki 
Screenplay:
Hayao Miyazaki 
Kazunori Ito (first draft) 
Music: Joe Hisaishi 
Original story: Hayao Miyazaki 
Character Design:
Hayao Miyazaki 
Kazuo Komatsubara 
Art Director: Mitsuki Nakamura 
Animation Director: Kazuo Komatsubara 
Sound Director: Shigeharu Shiba 
Executive producer:
Michio Kondou 
Toru Hara 
Yasuyoshi Tokuma 
Producer: Isao Takahata 

Animation Check:
Hideo Hiratsuka 
Tadashi Ozawa 
Assistant Director:
Kazuyoshi Katayama 
Takashi Tanazawa 
Assistant Key Animator:
Masahiro Yoshida 
Tomihiko Ohkubo 
Color design:
Fukuo Suzuki 
Michiyo Yasuda 
Finish Check: Homi Okiwara 
Harmony Effect: Noriko Takaya 
Image Song Arrangenment: Mitsuo Hagita 
Ink & Paint Check: Homi Ogiwara 
Production: Toru Hara 
Production Chief: Sumi Sakai 
Production Desk: Shigehiro Suzuki 
Publicity Producer: Masaya Tokuyama 
Sound Arrangement: Kunio Kuwahara 
Supporting Photography:
Akio Hirayama  (Takahashi Production) 
Masao Miyauchi  (Takahashi Production) 
Takeo Kobayashi (Takahashi Production) 
Theme Song Performance: Narumi Yasuda 
Titles: Takagu Atelier 
Sumi Shimamoto as Nausicaä 

Goro Naya as Yupa 
Yoji Matsuda as Asbel 
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Kushana 

Akiko Tsuboi as Rastel's Mother 
Bin Shimada as Pejite Citizen 
Chika Sakamoto as Boy A 
Hisako Ayuhara as Boy 
Hisako Kyouda as Oh-Baba 
Houchu Ohtsuka as Torumekian Soldier 
Ichirô Nagai as Mito 
Iemasa Kayumi as Kurotowa 
Jouji Yanami as Gikkuri 
Kôhei Miyauchi as Goru 
Mahito Tsujimura as Jihl 
Masako Sugaya as Girl A 
Miina Tominaga as Rastel 
Minoru Yada as Niga 
Mugihito as Pejite Mayor 
Rihoko Yoshida as
Girl C 
Teto 
Shinji Nomura as Torumekian Soldier 
Takako Ohta as Pejite Girl 
Takako Sasuga as Girl B 
Takeki Nakamura as Pejite Citizen 
TARAKO as Boy B 
Tetsuo Mizutori as Commando A 
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Color Timing: Chris DeLaGuardia 
Dialogue Recording: Bill Komar 
Post-Production Manager: David Candiff 
Production Coordination:
Cory Hansen 
Vicki Rondou 
Re-Recording Mixing: Tom Dahl 
Supervising ADR Editor: Petra Bach 
Titles: Mary Hogg 
Alison Lohman as Nausicaä 

Cam Clarke as Prince Milo 
Edward James Olmos as Mito 
Patrick Stewart as Lord Yupa 
Shia LaBeouf as Asbel 
Uma Thurman as Kushana 

Ashley Rose Orr as Peasant Girl 
Bridget Hoffman as Additonal Characters 
Chris Sarandon as Kurotowa 
Emily Bauer as Princess Lastelle 
Frank Welker as Gol 
Jeff Glen Bennett as Gikkuri 
Jodi Benson as Lastelle's Mother 
Mark Hamill as Mayor of Pejite 
Mark Silverman as
King Jihl 
Niga 
Tony Jay as Narrator 
Tress MacNeille as Obaba 

Aimee Roldan(children) 
Ashley Edner(children) 
Grace Rolek(children) 
Jordan Orr(children) 
Molly Keck(children) 
Paul Butcher(children) 
Ross Simanteris(children) 
English companies
Korean staff
Korean cast
(none)
Jeong-Sin Wu as Nausicaä 

Dong-Gyun Yu as Asbel 
Hye-Jeong Seo as Kushana 
Mun Yeongrae as Mito 
Park Il as Lord Yupa 

Hong Siho as Kurotowa 
Mun-Ja Choi as Obaba 
Yong-Sik Kim as King Jihl 
Korean companies
(none)
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Jean-Marc Pannetier (new dub) 

Adaptation: Philippe Videcoq (new dub) 
Adeline Chetail as Nausicaä 
Alexis Thomassian as Asbel 
Annabelle Roux as
Princesse Listel(old dub) 
un enfant(old dub) 
une petite fille(old dub) 
Boris Relhinger as Kurotawa 
Boris Rhelinger as Kurotawa 
Dany Tayarda as
Mère de Listel(old dub) 
Reine Célina(old dub) 
Vieille femme aveugle(old dub) 
Florine Orphelin as Lastelle 
François Siener as Mita 
Frédéric Girard as
Seigneur Yappa(old dub) 
un soldat(old dub) 
un vieux villageois(old dub) 
Jean-Louis Faure as
Le villageois au fusil(old dub) 
Son Excellence(old dub) 
un homme de Martel(old dub) 
Jean-Pierre Malardé as
un homme de Martel(old dub) 
un vieux villageois(old dub) 
Laurence Bréheret as Kushana 
Laurent Hilling as
Axel(old dub) 
un vieux villageois(old dub) 
Luc Boulad as Mayor 
Marie-Laure Dougnac as
Princesse Zandra(old dub) 
un enfant(old dub) 
une vieille femme(old dub) 
Patrick Floersheim as Lord Yupa 
Pierre Baton as Niga 
Pierre Dourlens as Gikkuri 
Pierre Laurent as
Asbel(old dub) 
Prince Martel(old dub) 
un soldat de son Excellence(old dub) 
Raoul Delfosse as
Narration(old dub) 
Roi Zeal(old dub) 
un vieux villageois(old dub) 
Sylvain Corthay as Gihl 
Sylvain Courthay as Jihl 
Yves Barsacq as Muzu 
Zoé Requeplot as Nausicaa(Enfant) 

French companies
Broadcaster:
Canal + (old dub - from 1987) 
Canal + Cinema (from 25 April 2008) 
Ciné Cinema Famiz (from January 2009) 
Dubbing: Dubbing Brothers 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Alfonso Laguna (Spain dub) 
Dubbing Director: Juan Alfonso Carralero 
Translation: Marc Bernabé (Catalan dub) 
Ana Ángeles García as Princess Sandra(Spain dub; USA version) 
Belén Rodríguez as Nausicaä(Spain dub) 
Carlos Becerril as Azul(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Daniel Abundis as Goru(Mexican original dub) 
Dulce María Romay as Kushana(Mexican original dub) 
Eduardo Fonseca as Kurotawa(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Enrique Garduza as Mayor of Pejite(Los Ángeles dub) 
Gabriel Gama as Gikkuri(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Gabriel Ortiz as Asbel(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Gerardo García as Mayor of Pejite(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Guillermo Romano as Mito(Los Ángeles dub) 
Ignacio Campero as Azul(Los Ángeles dub) 
Isidro Olace as
Narration(Los Ángeles dub) 
Yupa(Los Ángeles dub) 
Jesus Barrero as Goru(Los Ángeles dub) 
Jorge Santos as Mito(Mexican original dub) 
Juan Alfonso Carralero as Kurotawa(Los Ángeles dub) 
Magdalena Leonel as Asbel´s Mother(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Marcos Patiño as Mito(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Marina Huerta as Lastelle(Mexican original dub) 
Mildred Barrera as Nausicaä(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Monica Estrada as
Kid(Mexican original dub) 
Lastelle(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Rocío Gallegos as Kushana(Los Ángeles dub) 
Rocío Robledo as
Asbel(Los Ángeles dub) 
Kid(Los Ángeles dub) 
Nausicaä(Los Ángeles dub) 
Rossy Aguirre as Nausicaä(Mexican original dub) 
Víctor Ruiz as Goru(Mexican 2010 redub) 

Esteban Siller as Yupa(Mexican original dub) 
Jesús Alberto Pinillos as Asbel(Spain dub) 
Luis Porcar as Yupa(Spain dub) 
Mariana Filio as Kushana(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Mercedes Cepeda as Kushana(Spain dub) 
Moises Palacios as Yupa(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Rafael Alonso Naranjo Jr. as Milo(Spain dub; USA version) 
Rafael De Penagos as Lord Yupa(Spain dub; USA version) 
Valle Acebrón as Queen Selena(Spain dub; USA version) 

Alfonso Laguna as Kurotowa(Spain dub) 
Ana Díaz Plana as Obaba(Spain dub; USA version) 
Andrés Gutiérrez Coto as Mito(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Antonio Medina as Mito(Spain dub) 
Fran Jimenez as Azul(Spain dub) 
Gabriel Chavez as King Jihl(Mexican original dub) 
Gerardo Reyero as Kurotowa(Mexican original dub) 
Guadalupe Noel as Obaba(Mexican original dub) 
Humberto Velez as Narration(Mexican original dub) 
Javier Franquelo as Goru(Spain dub) 
Juan Alfonso Carralero as King Jihl(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Julián Rodríguez as Muzu(Spain dub) 
Luis Gaspar as Gikkuri(Spain dub) 
Luis Marín as Kurotowa(Spain dub; USA version) 
Magda Giner as Obaba(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Pilar Gentil as Oh-Baba(Spain dub) 
Rafael Torres as Axel(Spain dub; USA version) 
Valle Acebrón as Listelle's mother(Spain dub; USA version) 

Alejandro Abdalah(Los Ángeles dub) 
Daniel Abundis(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Edgar Wald(Los Ángeles dub) 
Eduardo Fonseca(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Elena Palacios(Spain dub) 
Enrique Garduza(Los Ángeles dub) 
Fernando Serna(Spain dub) 
Gabriel Gama(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Ignacio Campero(Los Ángeles dub) 
Javier Moreno(Spain dub) 
Jesus Barrero(Los Ángeles dub) 
Juan Alfonso Carralero(Mexican 2010 redub) 
Marcos Patiño(Mexican original dub) 
Miriam Valencia(Spain dub) 
Monica Estrada(Mexican original dub) 
Rafael Alonso Sr.(Spain dub; USA version) 
Sara Polo(Spain dub) 
Sara Saavedra(Spain dub) 
Selica Torcal(Spain dub; USA version) 
Sergio Bonilla(Mexican original dub) 
Sonia Vázquez(Spain dub) 
Teo Muñoz(Spain dub) 
Víctor Martínez(Spain dub) 
Víctor Ruiz(Mexican original dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
3xl (Spain; 2011-11-11) 
Canal+ Xtra (Spain; 2010-12-13) 
Distributor: Aurum Producciones S.A. (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio:
Estudio Tokio (Mexican 2010 redub) 
Soundub (Spain dub) 
Zima Entertainment (Mexican 2010 redub) 
DVD Distribution: Zima Entertainment (Mexican 2010 redub) 
Translation: DARUMA (Catalan dub) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Eva Ricca 
Script: Rodolfo Cappellini 
Paola Del Bosco as Nausicaa 

Gioacchino Maniscalco as Lord Yupa 

Mimmo Palmara as Gikkuri 
Piero Leri as Mito 
Italian companies
German staff
German cast
(none)
Anke Kortemeier as Nausicaä 
Illona Grandke as Obaba 
Ilona Grandke as Obaba 
Lara Wurmer as Mädchen 
Manfred Erdmann as Goru 
Matthias Klie as Kurotawa 
Norbert Gastell as Muzu 

Claudia Lössl as Kushana 
Claus Brockmeyer as Yupa 

Bernd Simon as Gikuri 
Bert Franzke as Mito 
Diana Borgwardt as Prinzessin Favara(Sternenkrieger dub) 
Stefan Günther as Asbel 
German companies
Distributor: Universum-Films 
Danish staff
Danish cast
Translation: Mette Holm (Subtitles) 
(none)
Danish companies
Licensed by: Camera Film 
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Distributor: Monolith Films 
Polish cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Broadcaster:
Canal MAX (subtituled-Brazil) 
HBO Latin America (subtituled-Brazil) 
Distributor: Versátil Home Vídeo (DVD-subtituled only) 
Portuguese cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Distributor: Deltamac Co., Ltd. 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
Chinese (Hong Kong) staff
Chinese (Hong Kong) companies
(none)
Chinese (Hong Kong) cast
(none)
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