— Small plug: Check out the subtitles I made for this film here!
Masterpiece. Mononoke-hime is nothing short of perfect.
What is perhaps most impressive to me – unbelievable, really, all things considered – is how, with such astounding depth and complexity in both character and narrative, no element of the film ever ends up feeling overwhelming or unnecessary.
Also: Joe Hisaishi is a god, and this is his magnum opus. I get chills just thinking about at least half…