Character Recommendations Based on Nausicaa

Ashitaka Princess Mononoke

Wise beyond his years, this dutiful young prince respects the balance of life

Satsuki Kusakabe My Neighbor Totoro

A precocious 11-year-old who's not quite as grown up as she pretends to be

Nana Komatsu Nana

A hopeless romantic with the loyalty and pluckiness of a puppy

Ginko Mushishi

This laid-back wanderer has an empathetic, open-minded worldview

Ahiru Princess Tutu

Friendly and excitable most of the time, but wise and graceful as her alter ego

Rue Princess Tutu

An icy prima ballerina whose obsession with perfection obscures a hidden desire to be loved

Kiki Kiki's Delivery Service

A plucky 13-year-old witch with a flair for the dramatic

Sophie Hatter Howl's Moving Castle

Being an old woman suits her just fine – she can finally stop worrying about what other people think

Utena Tenjou Revolutionary Girl Utena

Though bold and pure of heart, Utena's fairytale vision of the world often makes her oblivious to its darkness

Mima Kirigoe Perfect Blue

When you live your life in public, like Mima, it's hard to know who you really are