Character Recommendations Based on Nausicaa

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

Howl Howl's Moving Castle

It's impossible to tell whether he's faking being a vain cad to disguise his powerful magic, or if that's who he really is

Mima Kirigoe Perfect Blue

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

Motoko Kusanagi Ghost in the Shell

Highly capable policewoman with an interest in the existential

Faye Valentine Cowboy Bebop

This opportunistic fugitive-turned-bounty-hunter uses both grit and her good looks to get ahead

Haruko Haruhara FLCL

Brash, cool, and downright strange, she ticks off boxes for several major personality disorders

Ponyo Ponyo

Bubbly, honest, and a bit naïve, this goldfish princess follows her dreams wherever they lead her

Rei Ayanami Neon Genesis Evangelion

Just a hint of human emotion lurks under her enigmatic exterior

Firo Prochainezo Baccano!

A street-smart gangster with a strong moral compass

Nana Osaki Nana

An aloof punk rock goddess with a surprisingly big heart