Character Recommendations Based on Nausicaa

Kiki Kiki's Delivery Service

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

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

Rue Princess Tutu

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

Tetsuo Shima Akira

The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex

Motoko Kusanagi Ghost in the Shell

Highly capable policewoman with an interest in the existential

Nana Komatsu Nana

A hopeless romantic with the loyalty and pluckiness of a puppy

Kenzo Tenma Monster (TV Show)

Gifted brain surgeon who's all heart

Haruko Haruhara FLCL

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

Faye Valentine Cowboy Bebop

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

Nozomu Itoshiki Sayonara, Zetsubo Sensei

Nozomu's name translates to despair, which is fitting for him