Castle in the Sky | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | June 10, 2012
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A grand fairy tale that is engaging for it's entire 2-hour run-time. A rich mix of many Japanese storytelling traditions and influences.
genre Animation | Fantasy
synopsis The orphan Sheeta inherited a mysterious crystal that links her to the mythical sky-kingdom of Laputa. With the help of resourceful Pazu and a rollicking band of sky pirates, she makes her way to the ruins of the once-great civilization. Sheeta and Pazu must outwit the evil Muska, who plans to use Laputa's science to make himself ruler of the world.
lead actors Keiko Yokozawa | Mayumi Tanaka | Minori Terada | Kotoe Hatsui | Fujio Tokita | Ichirô Nagai | Hiroshi Itoh | Machiko Washio | Takumi Kamiyama | Yoshito Yasuhara | Sukekiyo Kameyama | Eken Mine | Tarako | Reiko Suzuki | Masashi Sugawara | Tomomichi Nishimura | Toshihiko Seki | Hôchû Ôtsuka | Megumi Hayashibara
director Hayao Miyazaki