Wrap Up of “Princess Mononoke”

It sounds like you all enjoyed “Princess Mononoke” (1997), our penultimate movie in the hero’s quest media studies series. Depending on how much you liked this film, I’d definitely recommend you check out more work by Hayao Miyazaki. In your responses to my discussion questions, you were all absolutely correct in identifying Ashitaka’s Call toContinue reading “Wrap Up of “Princess Mononoke””

Discussion Questions for “Princess Mononoke”

Write a paragraph or two in response to each of the following prompts. The extra credit questions are hard ones, but I’d love to see how you can answer them. What is the Call to Adventure? What are Ashitaki’s heroic traits and what makes him uniquely qualified for this hero’s quest? How does Ashitaki describeContinue reading “Discussion Questions for “Princess Mononoke””

Read This Before You Watch “Princess Mononoke”

Welcome back to another weekend adventure with our hero’s quest media series. This week we’re watching an anime film by Hayao Miyazaki called “Princess Mononoke” (1997). Anime combines elements of traditional Japanese art with more modern influences such as comic books. If you like this movie, and I think you will, Miyazaki made quite aContinue reading “Read This Before You Watch “Princess Mononoke””