Character Recommendations Based on Nausicaa

Ashitaka Princess Mononoke

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

Juri Arisugawa Revolutionary Girl Utena

Idolized by nearly everyone around her

Satsuki Kusakabe My Neighbor Totoro

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

Ahiru Princess Tutu

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

Ginko Mushishi

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

Nana Komatsu Nana

A hopeless romantic with the loyalty and pluckiness of a puppy

Sophie Hatter Howl's Moving Castle

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

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

Shotaro Kaneda Akira

Equal parts hotheaded and arrogant, Kaneda is nevertheless fiercely protective of the biker gang he leads