Ponyo ( 2008 )


When Sosuke, a young boy who lives on a clifftop overlooking the sea, rescues a stranded goldfish named Ponyo, he discovers more than he bargained for. Ponyo is a curious, energetic young creature who yearns to be human, but even as she causes chaos around the house, her father, a powerful sorcerer, schemes to return Ponyo to the sea.

friendship 10/10

The film focuses heavily on the theme of friendship, especially between Ponyo and Sosuke.

love 9/10

The narrative emphasizes the unconditional and selfless love between the characters.

kindness 9/10

Acts of kindness are prominently showcased throughout the film.

courage 8/10

Characters demonstrate bravery and courage in overcoming obstacles.

responsibility 8/10

The movie shows characters taking responsibility for their actions and the well-being of others.

fear 3/10

Some scenes might feel intense or slightly scary for very young children especially due to natural disasters depicted.