Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Emishi people, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. Ashitaka must find a way to bring balance to this conflict.
- Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Animation
- Studio: dentsu, Tokuma Shoten, DENTSU Music And Entertainment, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Studio Ghibli, Nibariki, TNDG
- Keyword: fight, wolf, human vs nature, leprosy, wild boar, territory, feral child, friendship, rural area, decapitation, historical fiction, spirit, demon, nature, environmentalism, deforestation, anime, industrialization
- Cast: Youji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yūko Tanaka, Kaoru Kobayashi, Masahiko Nishimura, Tsunehiko Kamijô