Realizing this was a chance to add to his (already considerable) knowledge of the world, and also to get paid to watch anime, Mr. Sato decided to attend a screening of Princess Mononoke.
In response, the castle sends soldiers to attack the village, so Ashitaka transforms into the Princess Mononoke to do battle with the invaders.
Follow Casey on Twitter, where he still remembers when Princess Mononoke was being pitched as a Beauty and the Beast-style story with a giant sword-fighting cat.
So we can say that after more than two decades, Princess Mononoke still holds up.
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