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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind – The Best Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga Books

Part of our ongoing article series highlighting the best Comic Books, Graphic Novels, And Manga.


Today’s Favorite Comic, Manga, Graphic Novel:

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind


Writers, Artists, Illustrators For Book:

Hayao Miyazaki (Scriptwriter/Illustrator), David Lewis, Toren Smith, Kaori Inoue, Joe Yamazaki


Description of Book / Series:

In a long-ago war, humankind set off a devastating ecological disaster. Thriving industrial societies disappeared. The earth is slowly submerging beneath the expanding Sea of Corruption, an enormous toxic forest that creates mutant insects and releases a miasma of poisonous spores into the air. At the periphery of the sea, tiny kingdoms are scattered on parcels of land. Here lies the Valley of the Wind, a kingdom of barely 500 citizens; a nation given fragile protection from the decaying sea’s poisons by the ocean breezes. It is also home to Nausicaa, a young princess, who has an empathic bond with the giant Ohmu insects and animals of every creed. She fights to create tolerance, understanding and patience among empires that are fighting over the world’s remaining precious natural resources.





Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Volumes/Omnibuses



Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 1

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 1


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 2

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 2


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 3

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 3


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 4

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 4


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 5

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 5


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 6

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 6


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 7

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 7


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