Warriors of the Wind


Found it! That didn't take too long.

I saw this poster on The Poster Pit, and I should probably give props. I'll just let you sit quietly and marvel at the greatest/worst anime poster of all time. Have I ranted about this one yet?

4 comments:

Geoff Nickerson said...

haha, I get a good laugh whenever I see that. It's like Star Wars meets He-Man meets...Krull?

I'm just shocked they don't have a talk bubble coming from the central figure holding the gun saying "I HAVE THE POWERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR"

the future truly has never been so exciting...

Smars said...

Oh WOW! I haven't seen that since I was 17 (almost 1 1/2 decades ago) My friend Angel had been ranting about this movie Warriors of the wind since he moved to Atlanta from St. Thomas. When he finally found it I looked at the cover and went "yuk" but when I saw it...I was instantly in love. My first Miyazaki film. Later when I became more informed I bought the uncut Japanese version, and enjoyed it even more. I love how most of that stuff on the poster NEVER happened. great stuff.

Anonymous said...

I remember seeing this art on the VHS cover at the local video library when I was in grade school. I was enthralled with it. This was at a time when even the covers of horror movies gave me nightmares. It copied so many Sci-Fi motifs that I had to laugh. Talk about covering all your bases- Dune, Heavy Metal, Star Wars, Flash Gordon, and Clash of the Titans. I finally saw the first half on HBO one summer morning (after my 3rd time of watching Legend of Bille Jean or was it Eddie and the Crusiers). Needless to say, I was drawn in immediately because it's look and style instantly reminded me of Star Blazers. I'm not sure if Robotech had aired yet. Not many years later, I finally picked up a copy of VHS for $10 at Sound Warehouse stoked to find a copy of what I now knew was Anime, but still had no idea who Miyazaki was. This was still when Anime was very underground and only available through mailing fansub groups. There was an older kid on my street who had access to anime. He kept talking about The Dirty Pair but never would let me borrow them- I just had to wait a few more years before Akira hit and the rest is history. Anyway, That VHS of WotW is forever lost through a spiraling "borrow" chain. Thanks for the nostaglia!

Anonymous said...

I think that this just another horrible attemp by americans to say that Nausicaa of the valley of the wind didn't flow! It flowed alright! The Ohm are just angry at humans for destroy the Toxic Jungle! One last thing, "Princess Zandra"? Seriously...

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