22 Best Princess Mononoke Quotes & Story brief

October 19, 2021

Princess Mononoke Quotes are is indeed one of the biggest blockbusters of Japanese cinema. This commendable animated movie made a gross revenue of 11.3 billion yen and is still greatly loved by cinema lovers all over the world.

Mononoke is a Japanese term used for spirits. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the series depicts the war between the forest gods and the humans who rely on it for their needs. The movie tries to portray the devastation humans have caused to mother nature which has eventually led to disharmony between God, humans, and animals.

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Best Princess Mononoke Quotes

1. “I can deal with forest Gods, it’s humans I’m worried about… Remember you can’t trust men.” – Lady Eboshi

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2. Prince Ashitaka: Princess Mononoke?
Lady Eboshi: Princess of the spirits, of ghouls, beasts, and ancient Gods. The Wolves stole her soul and now she lives to kill me.

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3. β€œThat curse will spread throughout your whole body, bone and flesh alike and finally kill you. Now leave this place at sunrise. Return and *I* shall kill you.” – Moro

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4. β€œWell, I give up. Can’t win against fools.” – Jigo

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5. Lady Eboshi: What exactly are you here for?
Prince Ashitaka: To see with eyes unclouded by hate.

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6. β€œLook, everyone! This is what hatred looks like! This is what it does when it catches hold of you! It’s eating me alive, and very soon now it will kill me! Fear and anger only make it grow faster!” – Prince Ashitaka

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7. β€œI’m not afraid to die. I’d do anything to get you humans out of my forest!” – San

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8. “The legends say the blood of the Great Forest Spirit can heal anything.” – Lady Eboshi

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9. β€œNow watch closely, everyone. I’m going to show you how to kill a god. A god of life and death. The trick is not to fear him.” – Lady Eboshi

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10. β€œCut off a wolf’s head and it still has the power to bite.” – Lady Eboshi

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11. β€œLife is suffering. It is hard. The world is cursed. But still you find reasons to keep living.” – Lady Eboshi

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12. β€œAh, you’re awake. I was hoping you’d cry out in your sleep, then I would have bitten your head off to silence you.” – Moro

Princess Mononoke Quotes

13. Gonza: That was it? They weren’t so big.
Lady Eboshi: They’re just pups. Wait ’til you see their mother.

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14. β€œYou cannot alter your fate. However, you can rise to meet it.” – Hii-Sama

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15. “I caught her human parents defiling my forest. They threw their baby at my feet as they ran away. Instead of eating her, I raised her as my own. Now my poor, ugly, beautiful daughter is neither human nor wolf.” – Moro

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16. β€œThe Forest Spirit gives life and takes life away. Life and death are his alone.” – Moro

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17. β€œWell, they say that happy women make a happy village.” – Prince Ashitaka

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18. San: I hate all of you humans!
Prince Ashitaka: Yes, I’m human, San. And, so are you.
San: Stop it! I’m a wolf, you hear?

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19. β€œI’m getting a little bored of this curse of yours Ashitaka just let me cut the damn thing off.” – Lady Eboshi

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20. β€œYou see everyone wants everything, that’s the way the world is. But I just might actually get it.” – Jigo

Princess Mononoke Quotes

21. β€œWhat I want is for the humans and the forest to live in peace!” – Prince Ashitaka

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22. β€œAre you selling soup or donkey piss?” – Jigo

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Princess Mononoke – Story

The movie begins where Ashitaka tries to save the villagers from the demon Nago, and in turn, gets smitten with a deadly curse. The demon mark on his right arm was believed to ultimately spread all over his body.

However, the young warrior does not let it diminish his valor. To get rid of the curse and save his life, he sets off on a long journey towards the west. He decides to find the answers to mother nature’s distress.

On his way to western lands, he meets the fierce Lady Eboshi in a palace called Iron town. She used her power to destroy the forest gods. He then meets Princess Mononoke, who was a courageous young woman brought up by Moro, the wolf-god.

Ashitaka tries to understand the pain of both the enemies and decides to stop the battle for which he is eventually ridiculed by both parties

Princess Mononoke – Live Stage Performance

The live stage show based on the story was also performed by Whole Hog Theatre in the year 2013. This was one of the first scripts written by Miyazki that was allowed to be performed at live stage shows.

The play was immensely loved by the viewers. The viewers specifically lauded the producers for using costumes made of recycled materials and the beautiful addition of puppetry at some stances. The show was later performed at several places all over the world.

Princess Mononoke Official Trailer

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